The Young Lords Party

  The Young Lords were born in Chicago in the early 1960s. Radicalized through early contact with the Black Panthers, they opened chapters in other cities with large concentrations of Puerto Ricans. In New York, the Young Lords… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: José Feliciano

  José Feliciano was born permanently blind as a result of congenital glaucoma. He was first exposed to music at the age of three – when he started to play on a tin cracker can, to accompany his… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Pablo Casals

  On November 3, 1961, Pablo Casals performed a cello recital after a White House Dinner. Pres. John F. Kennedy, Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín, and their wives listened and applauded.  

Yogi Berra understood Puerto Rico

  The world will miss Yogi Berra. There will be no other like him. He was an honest man, a great role model, and his Yogi-isms contain some of mankind’s greatest wisdom. The world according to Yogi should… Read More

Puerto Rican Bishops Threaten Catholic Voters with Excommunication if they Vote for the PPD

In Puerto Rico, the three Catholic bishops announced that any Catholics who vote for the PPD are committing a sin, and may be ex-communicated. The three bishops – Archbishop James P. Davis of San Juan, Bishop James E…. Read More