Young Lord Iris Morales Talks Film, 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement, Solidarity & More
Young Lord Iris Morales Talks Film, 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement, Solidarity & More
By Raquel Reichard | 11/17/2016 - 17:20

In 1969, Iris Morales became the first mujer to join the New York chapter of the Puerto Rican nationalist group the Young Lords, bringing fierce feminism to the racial-economic revoluti


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Darren Soto Makes History as the First Puerto Rican to Represent Florida in the U.S. Congress
Finally! Darren Soto Makes History as the First Puerto Rican to Represent Florida in the U.S. Congress
By Raquel Reichard | 11/11/2016 - 10:53

Darren Soto just became the first Puerto Rican to represent Florida in the U.S. Congress.


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Puerto Ricans And Mexicans In Poorer Health According to Researchers
Puerto Ricans & Mexicans Reportedly Have Poorer Health Than Other Latinos
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/20/2016 - 11:20

A recent report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that Puerto Ricans and Mexicans living in the United States have higher rates of chronic illnes


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TK Puerto Rican Diaspora Communities You Didn't Know Existed
Puerto Rican Diaspora Communities You Didn't Know Existed
By Raquel Reichard | 06/08/2016 - 17:16

Puerto Ricans might share the same heritage, history, language and culture, but if you’re talking to a puertorriqueña from la isla and a Nuyorican from the Northeast, you’ll spot some obvious d


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4 Poems by a Young Lord to Awaken Your Latino Pride
4 Poems by Young Lord Felipe Luciano to Awaken Your Latino Pride
By Jesus Trivino | 05/09/2016 - 13:48

It’s interesting to see that “what is a Latino?” continues to be a hot topic.


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Racist White Man Kills Puerto Rican Father, Asian Couple: “You Guys Got to Go”
Racist White Man Kills Puerto Rican Father, Asian Couple: “You Guys Got to Go”
By Raquel Reichard | 03/15/2016 - 10:09

A Milwaukee man has been charged with three counts of homicide for allegedly shooting three neighbors dead after learning one of them was Puerto Rican.


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10 Things Puerto Ricans Are Tired of Hearing
9 Things Puerto Ricans Are Tired of Hearing
By Raquel Reichard | 02/28/2016 - 12:00

There are a few things Puerto Ricans know to be true: our foods and music are the best, mami has a cure for everythi


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WATCH: White People Try to Say Puerto Rican Slang
WATCH: White People Try to Say Puerto Rican Slang
By Raquel Reichard | 02/11/2016 - 13:07

Puerto Rican YouTuber Iván Albino got some gringos together for a challenge: saying the Spanish slang of his isla.


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This Latina Gymnast Dabs and Nae Naes in the Dopest Floor Routine You'll Ever See
This Latina Gymnast Dabs and Nae Naes in the Dopest Floor Routine You'll Ever See
By Raquel Reichard | 02/09/2016 - 11:44

Trading balletlike moves for hip-hop dances, Sophina DeJesus just changed the game of gymnastics forever.


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Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taina Asili
Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taína Asili
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 13:25

Taína Asili brings the same resistance rooted in the Afro-Caribbean rhythms she fuses to create music that calls for an end to mass incarceration.


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