Monthly Archives: February 2011

Un Idioma No Es Quien Yo Soy

Un ensayo por Samuel Quirós Yo nací en Puerto Rico. Yo estudié en Puerto Rico y me gradué del Recinto de Rio Piedras de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. Obviamente hablo español sin problema alguno. Es, después de todo, my … Continue reading

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Language is Not Who I Am

An essay by Samuel Quirós I was born in Puerto Rico. I went to school in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico. Obviously I speak Spanish fluently. It is after all my first language. However, I … Continue reading

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Let Us End American Colonialism

by Ernest Gruening Governor of Alaska 1939-1953 Keynote Address Alaska Constitutional Convention University of Alaska November 9, 1955 The Convention was established by enactment by the 22nd Alaska Territorial Legislature of Chapter 46, approved March 19, 1955. The Act provided … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: A History of Colonialism

Puerto Rico, shining star of the Caribbean, has a long history of colonial relationships with larger, more powerful countries. Discovered in 1493 during Columbus’ second voyage, Puerto Rico quickly became one of Spain’s most important sites in the New World. … Continue reading

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