Posts Tagged ‘puerto rico’

The Death of a Puerto Rican Lie

November 27th, 2017

While desperation is brewing in Puerto Rico after Hurricane María, anger is reaching a boiling point in its Diaspora. The few U.S. media to care enough to report, detail an accelerating scarcity of safe drinking water, gasoline, and food. Most islanders are without electricity, so the Diaspora linger with the unknown, left to see a [...]

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The Niña, The Pinta, and Hurricane Maria

October 10th, 2017

There are ways we, of the diaspora, and allies can alleviate the humanitarian crisis plaguing the island and work with those there to right a history of economic exploitation.

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When Vultures Circle, We Do Not Run: Lessons from Detroit to Puerto Rico

July 18th, 2017

Both Motor City and Borikén are fighting against the control boards trying to take them over.

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With Control Boards Taking Over, Detroit and Puerto Rico Connect to Fight Back

June 8th, 2017

On June 15th, as part of the Allied Media Conference (AMC) held annually in Detroit, a group of artist and organizers are holding the Detroit/Puerto Rico Solidarity Exchange Network Gathering: a historical convening that came out of conversations folks had while attending the 2016 AMC and seeks to connect Boricua organizers with organizers in Detroit.

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Latinxs to Gather in Puerto Rico

December 1st, 2016

After the elections, Latinxs to gather to confront Promesa and chart strategies ahead.

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3 Puerto Rico Protests You Should Pay Attention To

November 29th, 2016

The last few months in Puerto Rico have been tumultuous, and the people of la isla resist at every turn.

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Nos vemos en San Juan: A Lánzate Travel Playlist

November 28th, 2016

Lánzate is almost here. We have the playlist to get you ready.

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Lánzate 2016 – Mijente Gathering in December (otra vez!)

September 20th, 2016

From December 2 – 4th we will gather for Lánzate (otra vez!) Last December we gathered in Chicago to formally launch Mijente, a digital and grassroots hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing. Since then we’ve set off on designing the mijente membership, building an online action hub, taking action and supporting local campaigns against criminalization, [...]

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These Boricuas are calling out Promesa and making a different commitment

August 3rd, 2016

After such a long history of colonization disguised by pretty little myths and lies, we don’t believe their promises.

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