Puerto Rican Voices

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04
Mar
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PR Voices S2E4: The Puerto Rican Tri-State

By Centro Staff

New York. Philadelphia. Chicago. Three major cities where stateside Puerto Ricans have installed themselves, over the course of decades, as part of the historical and cultural landscape. Moreover, these three cities also...

Fri
26
Feb
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PR Voices S2E3: It Takes One

By Centro Staff

There are many ways to make a difference in our Puerto Rican communities stateside. From institutions to organizations, to festivals and big celebrations. Beyond the collective, are individuals that, be it in group or as one,...

Fri
19
Feb
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PR Voices S2E2: The Beaten Path

By Centro Staff

By now, it's old news that Puerto Ricans are moving stateside in droves. However, the emphasis on the current migration almost makes it seem as if it were a new and exciting phenomena. And while the movement of Puerto Ricans...

Thu
11
Feb
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Premiere: Puerto Rican Voices Season 2

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We are back for a new season of Puerto Rican Voices , sharing new experiences and places where the voice of the Puerto Rican community resonates. From Central Florida to Philadelphia, to Chicago and to New York, our stories...

Fri
13
Nov
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PR Voices S1E10: A Renewed Past

Throughout this first season, we’ve often looked to the past, celebrating the Puerto Rican traditions and history that have survived decades of diaspora. And sometimes, when looking back, we find new things to...

Fri
06
Nov
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PR Voices S1E9: The Puerto Rican Muse

Whether inspiration comes from the sounds of the island, the underground landscapes of New York City during the 1970s, or the celebration of puertorriqueñidad, the Puerto Rican muse extends itself to the creative...

Fri
30
Oct
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PR Voices S1E8: An Unexpected Turn

It’s impossible to anticipate the ways in which the Puerto Rican experience will take hold here in the United States…or anywhere else for that matter. It may come down to a nostalgic connection to a certain aspect of...

Fri
23
Oct
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PR Voices S1E7: Intergenerational Connections, Puerto Rican-Style

One of the distinct characteristics of Puerto Rican, and other Latino groups, in the United States are the strong ties forged between generations. Even amongst some of our youngest cohorts, Millennials, connecting to...

Fri
16
Oct

PR Voices S1E6: Yo sería borincano hasta en…

If anything has become increasingly clear as we share our stories online, as we pay attention to the waves of Puerto Ricans coming and going between the island and the U.S., is the nomadic nature of our people. If...

Fri
09
Oct
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PR Voices S1E5: Rediscovering One's Roots The Nontraditional Way

Generally, when one thinks of rediscovering roots, it’s inevitable to conjure up images of tostones and Puerto Rican flags dancing around a pandero. As wonderful and symbolic as these images are, Puerto Rican roots and...

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