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On This Three Kings Day, It Is Time to #FreeOscarLópez

Originally published on Latino Rebels: As we watch the Oregon standoff unfold, I can’t help but wonder (and theorize) why the U.S. government has not stepped in and taken action. The so-called “militiamen” have taken over a federal building, an act the media has taken lightly and have yet to even consider the possible federal […]

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Millie & The Lords Movie Screening at Queens World Festival

Sí Se Puede Productions is happy to announce its first feature film Millie and the Lords to be screened at the Queens World Film Festival on Thursday, March 19th at 6 pm Secret Theater. “Press Pass” “My hope in creating this film was that the legacy of the Young Lords would be honored and celebrated, and also that […]

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U.S. Invasion of Puerto Rico: Misconceptions vs. Facts

  For Puerto Ricans, July 25th 1898 represents the fateful day when the United States invaded the island.  At the time, the goal was to become independent from Spain. However, the island’s political and economic infrastructure was broken and drained of  resources. Country folks had no idea who the newcomers were.  As most of us know, the 19th century […]

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