October 2016

Wed
19
Oct
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Heritage, Feminism, & Folk: An Interview With Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff

Néstor David Pastor

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Lee Segarra considers herself a feminist from an early age, having noticed, even then, the violence and oppression that women face in society: “I always felt the need to fight against it and...

Mon
17
Oct
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Café Con Comics: Boricuas in the Comic Book Industry

Freddy Martínez

Last week, Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, a graphic designer, curator, and community activist, was speaking about the anxieties that come with Puerto Rican diaspora to one of the last remaining visitors to his newest...

Wed
12
Oct
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A Review of Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education

Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education is the memoir of a diasporican scholar who is one of our most respected and beloved teacher/educators in public education. Sonia Nieto’s memoir is also unusual because much of it...

Wed
05
Oct
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The Callejo-Correa Family Tree: A Diasporic Legacy

Néstor David Pastor

As members of the Puerto Rican diaspora, many of us trace our roots to that one family member, or in some cases, several, who left the island to settle elsewhere. From there, we craft a narrative as Puerto Ricans here...

Tue
04
Oct
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PR Voices S3E3: Enlaces

Centro Staff

This week on Puerto Rican Voices, we stay connected to the island with three segments on the ways in which art, food, and heritage bring together Puerto Ricans across the United States. In the first segment, multimedia storyteller and...

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