Ruth M. Reynolds…born 100 years ago…a champion of Puerto Rico

  Ruth Mary Reynolds was a teacher and civil rights activist with a deep commitment to Puerto Rican independence. She went to jail for “conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government.” But the real reason for her arrest, was… Read More

Ruth Mary Reynolds

  Ruth Mary Reynolds was an American educator and civil rights activist who developed a profound commitment to Puerto Rican independence – so strong that she went to jail for it. She met Pedro Albizu Campos while he… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Three “suspected” Nationalists

  These three women were all arrested immediately after the revolution of October 1950.  The charges against them – in the aggregate, not individually – included attempted assassination, violation of Public Law 53, and thirty-seven cases of contempt… Read More