Tag Archives: Puerto Rican History
Millie & The Lords

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

Written and Edited by Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda 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 […]

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Actual photo of the Ponce Massacre by El Imparcial journalist Carlos Torres Morales.

75th Anniversary of La Masacre de Ponce

By Efrain Nieves On Palm Sunday, March 21st 1937, The Puerto Rican Nationalist Party peacefully marched to recognize the ending of slavery by the governing Spanish National Assembly in 1873 and in protest of the imprisonment of Nationalist leader Pedro Albizu Campos by the U.S. government  in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Days before the massacre, organizers of the march received legal permits […]

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