(De)Colonial Subjects

(De)Colonial Subjects: Youth Activism in Chicago’s Puerto Rican Community

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects host Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos speaks with organizer Alyssa Villegas Rodríguez about youth activism and gentrification in Humboldt Park and her work to free political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.

(De)Colonial Subjects is a collaborative podcast between La Respuesta magazine and Gozamos.

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(De)Colonial Subjects: Sex, Rape Culture, and Queer Boricuas

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects, host Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos speaks with activists Iliana Figueroa and Mayadet Patitucci Cruz on the issues of sex and rape culture in mainstream society and in the Puerto Rican Diaspora.

*(De)Colonial Subjects is a collaborative podcast between La Respuesta magazine and Gozamos.

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(De)Colonial Subjects: Puerto Rico’s Political Status

La Respuesta‘s podcast series “(De)Colonial Subjects” curates an intimate conversation among Boricuas on the issues important to nuestra gente.

On July 25, 2013 a group of six Puerto Ricans assembled in a Logan Square, Chicago apartment to discuss many topics, the first of which was Puerto Rico’s political relationship to the U.S. from the perspective of the Diaspora.

Facilitated by Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos, with Libby Juliá-Vázquez, Hector Luis Alamo, Jr, Marisol Rodríguez, Jessica W. Gutiérrez Arocho, and Patricia “Patty” Johnson, directing and recording.

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