Tag Archives: Latino History
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José Celso Barbosa – The Father of The Statehood for Puerto Rico Movement

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Often times we witness or read stories about individuals that were ahead of their era.  The saying goes “inquisitive minds want to know”  and, for me, it’s the the need to learn more about the history of Puerto Rico that drives me. Having been born in the US, schools only taught me about […]

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Latinos Served in the American Civil War: Lieutenant Augusto Rodríguez

by Efrain Nieves This week marks the 150th anniversary of the start of American Civil War. In an effort to link up our contribution, albeit not often mentioned, during the civil war we decided to introduce you to the men that served and received condecorations for their service and valor. Our first feature of this series is Puerto […]

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