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Julia de Burgos (February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953)

Originally posted on elboricua.com Julia de Burgos, the best known female poet in Puerto Rico and one of the best of Latino America, was born on February 17th, 1917 in Carolina, Puerto Rico. De Burgos graduated from the University of Puerto Rico as a teacher. She also studied in Havana and later moved to New […]

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José de Diego’s Love of Autonomy

On this Valentine’s Day we would also like to celebrate those that for love of country fought for their ideals fearlessly. It’s the case of  José de Diego best known as “The Father of the Puerto Rican Movement.”  A poet and lawyer credited, along with Muñoz Marin, with securing the island’s autonomy before the United Stated’s invasion. […]

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Proud of Who We Are!

Written by Scarlett Letters Our culture. Our skin colors. Our language. Our food. The music we have grown up listening to. Dancing in the living room while our mothers, aunts, and grandmother cook. The history that they carry. The knowledge they gave us to bring ourselves up. Our flag that reminds us that we are […]

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