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NEWARK’S PUERTO RICAN PARADE TO HONOR ÓSCAR LÓPEZ RIVERA

Since 1981 The Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc., one of Newark’s most important Puerto Rican institutions, has decided to honor Óscar López Rivera...

THE RETRIBUTIVE INCARCERATION OF OSCAR LÓPEZ RIVERA

The two consecutive criminal sentences, totaling 70 years, shout out disproportionality thereby reflecting this country’s illogical and unnecessary criminal justice policies...

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Give Puerto Rico Its Chance to Thrive

On Aug. 31, 1772, a hurricane devastated the island of St. Croix, the home of the teenage Alexander Hamilton. In a letter one week later, he described the force of the storm and the destruction it caused as “sufficient to strike astonishment into angels.”

CHICAGO CHAPTER OF NACOPRW HOLDS FORUM ON PR CRISIS, CALLS FOR CHANGE

by Deborah López President, Chicago Chapter, NACOPRW The Chicago Chapter of the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW) commemorated Women’s International Day by being...

In Chicago Political Leaders Establish Puerto Rican Agenda For 2016 elections

by Hannah Rank As Published in Medill Reports Chicago, March 8, 2016 A quiet chatter filled the cafeteria of ASPIRA Business and Finance High...

IN PA DEMOCRATIC PARTY PUSHES FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR PUERTO RICO

by Norman Bristol Colón, National Puerto Rican Agenda HERSHEY, PA - The Pennsylvania Democratic Party adopted the Humanitarian and Fiscal Crisis in the Commonwealth of...

DR. WILLIAM SANTIAGO ADDRESSES APRIL PUERTO RICAN AGENDA ON FISCAL CRISIS

by Puerto Rican Agenda On Saturday, April 2, 2016, Dr. William Santiago, Visiting Professor: University Michigan-Dearborn (African & African American Studies) & National University of...

PUERTO RICAN ELECTED OFFICIALS DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY FROM U.S. CONGRESS

by Kevin Garcia, PRCC Staff On Wednesday, March 19th, Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, Ald. Roberto Maldonado and other Puerto Rican elected officials held a...

Conference to Host Stateside Puerto Ricans Act Against Humanitarian Crisis On The Island Of...

NEW YORK, NY – As the crisis in Puerto Rico intensifies, one group remains under reported by media and scholars alike: stateside Puerto Ricans....

UTC Revels in Successful Run

By Dolores Diaz, PRCC Staff UrbanTheater Company celebrated the final performance of José Rivera’s “Adoration of the Old Woman,” directed by Juan Castañeda, on Friday...
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