Reynaldo Rodríguez is a recognized painter within our community and beyond. He shared with La Respuesta his life journey of how simple circumstances brought about opportunities to learn, paint, and educate.
Puerto Rican communities across the U.S. inhabit what I call a ‘Boricuascape;’ a diaspora nation. This reconceptualization of the Boricua experience offers us an opportunity to create a unified vision for decolonizing practices.
As someone from the island that is so new to the Diaspora, I take pleasure in the fact that I always have my home to come back to. Now that my parents are seriously considering moving to Illinois, I find myself, without a friend in sight, grieving that life.
Chicago’s interactive installation works to raise awareness on the 32-year imprisonment of pro-independence organizer, Oscar López Rivera, by simulating his incarceration within a six-by-nine foot cell.
By: Bella Vida Letty Last Friday on my weekly visit to my parents house the subject of old photos came up. Enthusiastically, I began digging around closets in search of old boxes and bins. I hit the jackpot when I found these super cool photos of Chicago in the 60′s. At first I thought my…
I know that I can’t always walk down Division Street holding my partner’s hand without feeling hesitant, but on July 27 – the day of the picnic – there will be a space in Humboldt Park full of LGBTQQ Latin@s, and allies.