Tag Archives: Jose Marti
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New York City, Birthplace of the Puerto Rican Flag

By Efrain Nieves Today, as Puerto Rican flags are waved along Fifth Avenue in New York City,  one thing must be noted: it was in this very city that the first Puerto Rican flag, not to be confused with the Lares flag, was first conceived and sewn. The year was 1892, according to some historical […]

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Cuban National Hero José Martí: Poet, Writer, Activist

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Every time we write on historical figures, during the research process, our options, on what to bring you, expand. Thus, in our quest for content we are naturally pulled to where it all began for Native and non-Native Latin American. We are often taken back to the time when the Spanish ruled most of the […]

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