Tags » Boricua

Food for thought: Growing up Latina and making it to the Ivy League

Growing up, I never really had issues with my identity as a Latina. I always felt proud to be a Boricua. My first email was Katiboricua, which was made up for me by my father but that name always made me feel empowered. 1,129 more words

Love Yourself

Poema: confesión de un puertorriqueño

confesión de un puertorriqueño” will appear in a collection of poems & short stories by Luis S. González-Acevedo (release: 2019-2020)

confesión de un puertorriqueño… 83 more words

Luis S. Gonzalez-Acevedo

“16” “32” “64”=“BS”

They tell us it’s 64.
Perhaps a bit more.
Certainly, more than its double.

While we mourn by names
(Not by numbers)
With an unprecise grieve… 109 more words

Potato Cheese

En enero de este año decidí mudarme a Chicago, la ciudad de los vientos. Desde que llegué he entendido lo “jíbara” que soy. En las primeras tres semanas el clima siempre fue entre -0 y 20 grados. 558 more words


Lengendary Puerto Rican Musican: Tito Puente

Born in 1923 to Puerto Rican parents in New York, Ernesto Antonio Puente studied piano and a child and was playing professionally while still in his teens. 232 more words

Latino Entertainment And News


Folx, the crisis in Puerto Rico continues to break my heart. I leave for the island this Friday…

I’m posting because I’m still fundraising and have posted two t-shirts on Etsy. 34 more words


Conquistadora by Esmeralda Santiago

Let me start off by saying that this was a wonderfully, yet sad novela style novel. The story ended totally different from what I anticipated! I’m going to say from the start, that this definitely deserves a 5 out of 5 stars. 537 more words