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Futuras Próceres─5 Puerto Ricans Giving Back to Their Community

If you have had a chance to check out the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Archives (and if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?),...

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Yale Ciencia: An interview with one of the boricuas who made it happen

When I learned that Yale University recently launched Yale Ciencia , an initiative with...

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Feb
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From Chicago to New York: Two Afro-Boricuas With Sazón and Hope

Growing up in Puerto Rico, I learned from a very young age that my roots go back to the Taínos who lived on the island, the Spaniards that came later and the Africans they as slaves. I never doubted that. I look in the...

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17
Dec
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Essential Boricua Reading for the Holiday Season

The Center for Puerto Ricans Studies (Centro) is the premier think tank on Puerto Ricans in the United States. Centro carries cutting-edge academic research, publishes CENTRO Journal —the leading academic journal on the Puerto...

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10
Dec
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Juan Flores: In Memoriam

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Juan Flores (1943-2014)

Eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar, author and former Centro director Juan Flores has died at the age of 71. From his beginnings as an...

Wed
10
Dec
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Eulogies for Juan Flores

Centro Voices Staff

The recent loss of Juan Flores has been felt by all who knew him personally or thorugh his work. His intellectual presence left a deep imprint in many academic fields, but most specially in Puerto Rican studies. Juan's...

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22
Oct
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One Voice from the South Bronx: Q&A with New York Times Reporter David Gonzalez

Amid the Bronx’s tragic episodes of arson fires, poverty and crime during 1970s, a generation of Nuyoricans were rising up among the turmoil; a time that shaped their life’s calling.

Among them was...

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Sep
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Memorias: Preserving the Puerto Rican Experience in the United States through Oral Histories

I hit pause on the camera, shut off the mics and just sat with her for a few moments as she cried. She was stunned, shocked that the weight of her own memory could bring her to tears in the presence of a stranger. Remembering...

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Sep
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Mom Bloggers: Raising and Empowering

The sun comes up in barrio San José somewhere in Puerto Rico and Mamá Boricua, on vacation with her family, wakes up with the noisy resonance of a rooster, makes some coffee and sits down at her computer to write about the day...

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