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To listen to the episode please follow this iTunes link or you can listen on Stitcker.com here. From the first time I heard her story and her idea of a children's book that captures the history of colonization in Puerto Rico, I was overwhelmed with bittersweet joy. I wished I had been able to read… Continue reading The Alphabet of Enchantment Island: An Interview with author Yajaira De La Espada on decolonizing child imaginations
This week I spoke to Gloriann Sacha Antonetty about Racial Justice… A topic that impacts Public Health in so many ways. This was one conversation I’d been wanting to do for so long. One of the interesting pieces of this conversation was around Images of Oppression in all, but especially Puerto Rican history books, and… Continue reading Un Sueño realizado: An interview with Gloriann Sacha Antonetty Lebron about Racial Justice in Puerto Rico
This week - Puerto Ricans face a life-and-death decision… Reporting for the first time this year from Puerto Rico, I wanted to cover the most pressing issue happening on the island right now. On the eve of a major and possibly historic decision in Bankruptcy law, it is important to understand how the COFINA Agreement… Continue reading Bleeding Borinquen: An interview with Alvin Velazquez and Armando Pintado on the Cofina Agreement
The Update It’s been a month of tough conversations with my family, protests, and press conferences. The anniversary of my stepdads death was also this month - so it's been an incredibly difficult time for me and my family. The Return to Boriken, Interrupted: I had to deliver really heartbreaking news to my family over Thanksgiving about my… Continue reading Broken Promises and Broken Systems: Interview with Karen Rossi, documentary filmmaker from Puerto Rico