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“Yeah, But Not Like This…”

“Yeah, But Not Like This…” By Mark Anthony Vigo Artwork by A. Reynoso *** I’ve been in love before I know the feeling Its warm embrace The smell of it sweetly lingers Like warmth from the sun, Long gone, still caressing my face   It was a sweet love, uncontested But true love nonetheless My […]

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José de Diego’s Love of Autonomy

On this Valentine’s Day we would also like to celebrate those that for love of country fought for their ideals fearlessly. It’s the case of  José de Diego best known as “The Father of the Puerto Rican Movement.”  A poet and lawyer credited, along with Muñoz Marin, with securing the island’s autonomy before the United Stated’s invasion. […]

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Marisol Moreno

Reflections of a Puerto Rican Teaching US Latina/o Literature in the Midwest

In a time when students, especially at high school level, hardly ever learn about literature or history other than the predominantly Anglo-Saxon curriculum school boards approve, we owe educators like Professor Marisel Moreno much more than words can say for promoting Latino studies. The end result may vary from stripping young minds off of unconscious bias to […]

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