Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Puerto Rican in Paris (2nd Part)


I met Professor Ramón Grosfoguel, one of the leading decolonial thinkers, while studying my master’s at the Sorbonne University in 2009. It was one of those rare occasions in which you actually meet a Puerto Rican outside the U.S. A couple of … Continue reading

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Poemas negros


Especie de García Lorca puertorriqueño, en sus “poemas negros” Luis Palés Matos nos ofrece una imagen de nuestros negros hispánicos que tanto han influenciado nuestra identidad latina, que nos han legado la salsa y que con sus ritmo de milonga y … Continue reading

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West Side Story


As citizens of the United States, Puerto Ricans have free access to the American labor market. The upper mobility of white workers to better paid jobs during the post war world-economic expansion created a labor shortage at the botom end, which … Continue reading

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