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Freedom Comes at a Cost in Puerto Rico: An interview with Jon Marcantoni on Cerro Maravilla

In Puerto Rico, Freedom has been fought for and lost. And the losses are not just in the actual battles that occurred in places like Lares and Ponce, but also in the minds of some Puerto Ricans. This week we take a close look at those who have been so colonized, that they feel statehood… Continue reading Freedom Comes at a Cost in Puerto Rico: An interview with Jon Marcantoni on Cerro Maravilla

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I am Taíno. Dak’toká Taíno: An interview with Alba Garcia Rivas

The Taíno Lives… El Taíno Vive…. In Puerto Rico Taíno, African and Spanish blood runs through us. It’s a reminder that we are a beautiful mix of cultures. History, however, has sought to erase that identity or mold it to the calculations of those with power and influence. This week’s episode is insanely important because…… Continue reading I am Taíno. Dak’toká Taíno: An interview with Alba Garcia Rivas

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The Puerto Rican Diaspora Mourns: Jacquie Acosta shares her family’s loss

This was a tough week - and it took monumental effort to keep my head high and my will strong. But as we mourn the deaths of thousands on our beloved island, I'm reminded that the Diaspora and Puerto Rico are more united than we've ever been. I know that through our tragedy, we can… Continue reading The Puerto Rican Diaspora Mourns: Jacquie Acosta shares her family’s loss

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Rosa Clemente – A Puerto Rican Activist, Scholar and the fight for Puerto Rico’s Freedom

"They said... 'and now Puerto Rico has to be Free' ...." - Rosa Clemente on the people she spoke with when she went to the island after Hurricane Maria. This week I'm pretty excited to share the voice of Rosa Clemente, a community leader and activist who was in Puerto Rico for 10 days after… Continue reading Rosa Clemente – A Puerto Rican Activist, Scholar and the fight for Puerto Rico’s Freedom