Forget the crap you see in Cosmo with its glossy pictures and advice about how to keep your man satisfied! We need real talk and Melissa DuPrey brings it to us like she’s one of our Girls in her one-woman show, SEXomedy.
On June 13, the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City hosted a panel discussion called “Turning Point: End of U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico? How we got here and where we are going after the November 6, 2012, referendum.”
In the midst of the public and legal controversy surrounding the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc., the annual New York City festivity on June 9 was still a site of solidarity and political activity.
This week, Latina/o media went ballistic over the racist twitter comments about a Mexican kid singing the U.S. National Anthem at the NBA finals. I believe the rush to prove his “Americanness” and that of all other Latinas/os is the wrong kind of message.
In what ways could the Puerto Ricans born and/or raised in the Diaspora construct an aesthetic that critically explores who we are and where we’re headed? La Respuesta magazine seeks to address that question.
Storytelling provides a space for us to make sense of realities that are often ignored and marginalized by greater society. “(Re)Imagining Home” documents, preserves, and honors the often untold family and community stories in the Puerto Rican Diaspora.
Last November, 900,000+ Puerto Rico voters voiced their discontent with the island’s current U.S. commonwealth status. While this seemed like a victory for statehood supporters, the vote was not representative of a true majority.
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.