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Puerto Rican boys in their Sunday dress


Jorge Duany in his chapter “Portraying the other” analyzes distinct photographic collections on Puerto Rico within the immediate period after the U.S occupation of the Island. Photographs certainly provided one of the most powerful means through which American public learnt … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans are not for sale


As yet another indicator of the meaning of living in a “post-racial” society, I submit to your consideration this video, “Rent a Rican Commercial”, posted by something called crabimosi on YouTube. It’s gotten over 150.000 views so far . . . I learnt about it via the National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP).
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