Meet Jennifer Gonzalez, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Washington
Meet Jenniffer González, the First Woman to Represent Puerto Rico in Congress
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/18/2016 - 16:39

Puerto Rico's newly elected resident commissioner is making history this year as the first woman to represent the island as a non-voting member of the U.S. Congress.


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La Boriqueña's New BFF is Chinese-Dominican
#SquadGoals: La Borinqueña's New BFF is a Chinese-Dominicana
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/15/2016 - 16:07

The comic book world is starting to be a much more diverse and accepting place, thanks to Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez


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Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
Trump Supporter Calls Puerto Ricans "Invaders," Ignores U.S. Invasion & Colonization of Island
By Raquel Reichard | 11/15/2016 - 11:42

When Donald Trump supporters went to the ballots on Election Day to act as "poll watchers," on the lookout for voter fraud, at least one defender had his eyes specifically on Puerto Ricans.


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This Video Breaks It Down Why Puerto Ricans Can't Vote Presidential Election
Puerto Ricans Can't Vote in the Presidential Election — This Video Explains Why
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/03/2016 - 17:14

Gather around, folks, because we're going to tell you about a lovely lady by the name of Ingrid Cobian, a U.S. citizen who can't vote.

 

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Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
By Raquel Reichard | 09/23/2016 - 18:48

September 23 marks the anniversary of El Grito de Lares, an uprising in Puerto Rico that declared independence from Spain and initiated puertorriqueñidad.


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#ApagonPR: All of Puerto Rico is Hit with a Huge Blackout
#ApagonPR: All of Puerto Rico is Hit with a Huge Blackout
By Bianca Mendez | 09/21/2016 - 19:57

A massive blackout has taken over Puerto Rico after a a fire occurred in an electricity plant, reports say.


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Tennis Star Monica Puig Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold for Puerto Rico
Tennis Star Monica Puig Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold for Puerto Rico
By Nichole Fratangelo | 08/15/2016 - 10:45

Believe you can do it, and you actually will do it.


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Latinx Twitter Calls Out HuffPo For Claiming White Dude In Utah Created Salsa Rosada
Latinx Twitter Calls Out The Huffington Post For Claiming Utah Created Mayo-Ketchup
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/10/2016 - 12:24

Today in Columbus-ing Latinx culture, we have the Huffington Post claiming they "discovered" a beloved condiment i


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Rosie Perez Isn't Happy with the Way Democrats or Republicans Treat Puerto Rico
Rosie Perez Isn't Happy with the Way Democrats or Republicans Treat Puerto Rico
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 10:47

Rosie Perez may be supporting Hillary Clinton for president, but that doesn’t mean she’s pleased with the way the Democratic nominee has treated Puerto Rico.


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Puerto Ricans Demand Freedom of Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera at DNC
Puerto Ricans Demand Freedom of Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera at DNC
By Raquel Reichard | 07/28/2016 - 11:41

When the Puerto Rican delegation took the mic at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, they did more than cast their votes. In true Boricua spirit, they took their opportunity in the national spotlight to show up for their people, specifically calling for the freedom of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.


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