Tag Archives: Puerto Rican Day Parade
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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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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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