Documental : La Masacre de Ponce, Puerto Rico (21 de Marzo 1937) In my country Puerto Rico, we will never give up our struggle for independence from your country the United States!

Documental : La Masacre de Ponce, Puerto Rico de Marzo In my country Puerto Rico, we will never give up our struggle for independence from your country the United States!

Mariana Bracetti (1825–1903) was a patriot and leader of the Puerto Rico independence movement in the 1860s. She is attributed with having knitted the flag that was intended to be used as the national emblem of Puerto Rico in its attempt to overthrow the Spanish government on the island, and to establish the island as a sovereign republic. The attempted overthrow was the Grito de Lares, and Bracetti's creation became known as "The Flag of Lares".

Mariana Bracetti was a patriot and leader of the Puerto Rico…

The Revolutionary flag of Lares.  “The first Puerto Rican Flag” used in the unsuccessful Grito de Lares (Lares Uprising)  El Grito de Lares (The Cry of Lares)was the first major revolt against Spanish rule and call for independence in Puerto Rico. The short-lived revolt was planned by Ramón Emeterio Betances and Segundo Ruiz Belvis.

The Revolutionary flag of Lares. “The first Puerto Rican Flag” used in the unsuccessful Grito de Lares (Lares Uprising) El Grito de Lares (The Cry of Lares)was the first major revolt against Spanish.

4th of July by brenbrat - Nail Art Gallery nailartgallery.nailsmag.com by Nails Magazine www.nailsmag.com #nailart

red white and blue American flag nail art Memorial Day Fourth of July Independence Day Veteran's Day. If I was American I would totally do these.

Pedro Albizu Campos, JD (1891-1965)  One of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated leaders for independence, he was the first Boricua to attend Harvard University. He also led the Nationalist Party and struggled for his homeland’s sovereignty all of his life. He died after suffering years of radiation experiments in U.S. prisons. Read more about Albizu Campos,

Afro-Boricuas, are, at best - forgotten or ignored - and at worst - exoticized, feared, or even hated. Here is La Respuesta's list of 10 Black Boricuas who've impacted Puerto Rican history and identities.

Julia de Burgos (February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953) is considered by many as the greatest poet born in Puerto Rico, and, along with Gabriela Mistral, one of the greatest female poets of Latin America. As an advocate of Puerto Rican independence, she served as Secretary General of the Daughters of Freedom, the women’s branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party. She was also an ardent civil rights activist for women and African/Afro-Caribbean writers.

reclaimingthelatinatag: “ Happy birthday to Julia de Burgos! Julia de Burgos (February 1914 – July is considered by many as the greatest poet born in Puerto Rico, and, along with Gabriela.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico – the 51st State? Congress to move fast on this one.

The closest thing Puerto Rico has to an Independence day… "El Grito de Lares" Sept 23

The closest thing Puerto Rico has to an Independence day… "El Grito de Lares" Sept 23

Puerto Rico! Next time I'm there, will get my nails done like this! :)

Say hello to alls lovely Puertorican . - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Pedro Albizu Campos - alleged that he was the subject of human radiation experiments. Dr. Damuy, preside of the Cuban cancer Association was allowed to examine him and concluded that burns on Albizu's body were caused by intense radiation. In 1994 the US Dept of Engergy admitted that radiation experiments had been conducted without consent on prisoners from 1950s to 70s.

Don Pedro Albizu Campos, lawyer Harvard grad imprisoned in Georgia for leading the independence movement in Puerto Rico. The sores on his body, burns swelling are from the results of radiation experiments performed on US prisoners at this time.

They grow up so fast

They grow up so fast

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