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Puertorriqueñas’ fight for suffrage shaped by class, colonialism and racism—but even today, island residents cannot vote for president
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MILAGROS DENIS AND RACHEL POOLEY In December 1898, at the close of the Spanish-American War, Spain surrendered control of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Guam to the United States. Though Cuba achieved nominal independence in 1902, in 1917 Puerto…
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In 1990 I interviewed Puerto Rican women--feminist critics, sociologists, and writers--for a project on Caribbean women's discourse.
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The year 1917 marked a critical moment in the relationship between the United States and its Puerto Rican colony.
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The dominant narrative of U.S. deindustrialization opens with the Northeast as the definitive starting point for industry followed by a direct linear relocation to the South and then the Global South. I