Dominion of New York


March 30, 2012

Black Life in Barcelona, Spain

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Written by: Kelly Virella


arcelona has a thriving, cohesive black middle class community. Nelson George, of Black Atlas, sat down to talk with one of the community’s leaders about living there.

About the Author

Kelly Virella
Kelly Virella lives in an East Harlem walk-up with her husband, her bicycle and her books. She's worked as a journalist for 11 years and started this website during the summer of 2011. She fell in love with New York City during her first visit here as a 16-year-old and finally made good on her promise to move here in April 2010.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, left to right. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Azipaybarah