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Puerto Rico's Fate

By Altagracia Vasquez

Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello ultimate goal is to make Puerto Rico the 51st State of the United States of America. Because the process of becoming a statehood is “slow”, he will apply the Tennessee Plan.  3,210 more words

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Welcome to Puerto Rico, Wake Up!

Hello.

Welcome to Puerto Rico, Wake Up! This blog site will open and take a very close look at all the finest details of ever views, issues, situations, events, history, culture, and the future of Puerto Rico and its own people. 73 more words

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Jonathan Marcantoni

Name: Jonathan Marcantoni

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Current Town: Colorado Springs, CO

Affiliations: Instructor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Q: How do you self-identify? 1,462 more words

NEGRA by Gabrielle Greiner

I never knew I was black.

Growing up, my blackness wasn’t taught to me, like how I wasn’t shown how to do my hair.

When I raised questions to my elders, “Why does my hair grow out? 364 more words

Have A Drink: Peachy Rosé Sangria

The BBQ grills are firing up, parks are being filled with hammocks and tents, and the sound of reggae hits are filling the air. Summer has arrived and we are more than eager to fulfill our Vitamin D deficit by soaking up all that the warm weather has to offer. 527 more words

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A Lifetime of Resistance: Bienvenído Oscar!

i was born Boricua,
i will keep being Boricua,
and will die a Boricua.

–Oscar Lopez Rivera, Puerto Rican Independentista
(Oscar does not capitalize the “i” when referring to himself, in order to deemphasis the individual with respect to the collective… 1,263 more words

Literature

A quick blurb.

I am me.  This blog is so I can express myself and hopefully let someone know that they’re not alone if they’re going through a similar situation.

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