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Wed
17
Dec
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Hot Off the Press! Puerto Rican Folktales/Cuentos folclóricos puertorriqueños: A Note from the Author

My research and recovery work on Pura Belpré, which has spawned so much interest in the past couple of years, obviously had something to do with inspiring my new book,...

Tue
04
Nov
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Namaste

There are many ways to make it home from the subway station. Everything is very gridded here in the Newyores, or well, the Brooklyn-Newyores, I should say, because Manhattan seems to me more like Bayamón, with all its little,...

Wed
22
Oct
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Inés

Following Marixsa Rodriguez’s piece on children’s literature, we are pleased to publish “Inés,” a short story by the legendary librarian, folklorist, and author Pura Belpré. “Inés,” unpublished during Belpré’s lifetime, was...

Wed
22
Oct
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“Adiós”

In 1914, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican student at Albany Law School in New York, became the first Puerto Rican and Hispanic person executed on the electric chair in the United States. He was wrongfully executed at the Sing...

Wed
03
Sep

Inocencia’s Indiscretion

The courtship of Inocencia Martínez and Sotero Figueroa, excerpted below, is part of a copyrighted forthcoming work of fiction based on historical facts that explores women’s roles against the backdrop of Puerto Rican liberation in the 1890s...

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Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
The views expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Centro Voices, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies or Hunter College, CUNY.
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