SOURCE: Los Angeles Times
Roberto Clemente is often remembered as a pioneering Puerto Rican star in baseball, but as an Afro-Carribean player, he fought for Black civil rights as well.
“East of East” draws on scholarship in disciplines such as history, cultural studies and urban geography. However, its strength lies in its ability to amplify the voices and expressions of those generally excluded from official archival histories to provide a “new archive” of the region’s historical and contemporary significance.
SOURCE: The Nation
by Ed Morales
In her new book historian Johanna Fernández makes the case for the Young Lords' influence as profound thinkers as well as highly capable street activists.
SOURCE: NPR Codeswitch
The introduction of the term opened the floodgates for a debate about class, womanhood, and Puerto Rico's long history of reggaeton production.
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