https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/lf.jpeg 700 466 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-29 17:09:182022-06-29 19:58:17War Against All Puerto Ricans
The powerful, untold story of the 1950 revolution in Puerto Rico and the long history of U.S. intervention on the island, that the New York Times says “could not be more timely.”
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Preserving-Identity-Puerto-Rican-Shift-from-Catholicism-to-Pentecostalism.jpg 868 1792 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-12 20:29:562022-06-12 20:38:12Preserving Identity: Puerto Rican Shift from Catholicism to Pentecostalism
Ramón Ortiz discusses how Puerto Ricans have struggled to maintain their identity, culture, heritage in the midst of New York City Catholicism which often viewed the newly arrived Catholic Puerto Ricans as inferior and in need of evangelizing.
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Margaret_Higgins_Sanger_September_14_1879_–_September_6_1966_in_1916-e1655054732502.jpg 944 629 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-12 17:25:502022-06-12 17:25:52The First Birth Control Pill Used Puerto Rican Women as Guinea Pigs
Eugenics and unethical clinical trials are part of the pill’s legacy.
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/puerto_rico_women.jpg 650 1280 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-12 17:08:232022-06-12 19:18:48Herstory: 10 Puerto Rican Women Kept Out of History Books
Latinas in the U.S. come from a long line of influential, barrier-breaking, rebel Latin American women. Through Remezcla’s Herstory series, we introduce readers to the women warriors and pioneers whose legacies we carry on.
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/puerto_rico_illustration.jpg 600 800 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-12 16:08:582022-06-12 19:19:19In Puerto Rico, Women Won the Vote in a Bittersweet Game of Colonial Politics
Puertorriqueñas’ fight for suffrage shaped by class, colonialism and racism—but even today, island residents cannot vote for president
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Big-Stories-Small-Figures.jpg 670 1356 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-12 14:10:592022-06-12 19:20:58Cafecito con William D. Caballero: Big Stories with Small Figures
Filmmaker William D. Caballero and Dr. Jillian M. Báez discuss William’s 2017 short film Chilly & Milly, which explores the director’s own experiences with his chronically ill father and his mother’s role as his eternal caretaker.
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/1024px-Sunset_on_the_bay_Vieques_Puerto_Rico.jpg 485 1024 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-11 01:03:582022-06-12 19:21:19Ancient DNA reconstructs the genetic legacies of pre-contact Puerto Rico communities
September 2019 Abstract Indigenous peoples have occupied the island of Puerto Rico since at least 3000 B.C. Due to the demographic shifts that occurred after European contact, the origin(s) of these ancient populations, and their genetic…
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Acido_desoxirribonucleico_DNA.png 720 1280 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-11 00:52:232022-06-12 19:21:39Anthropological genetic insights on Caribbean population history
By Maria Alejandra Nieves Colon, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Abstract As the last American region settled by humans, yet the first to experience European colonization, the Caribbean islands have a complex history characterized…
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Vieques_Ceiba.jpg 480 640 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-10 23:23:232022-06-12 19:22:51An Ancient Ceiba Tree Blooms Once Again After Puerto Rico’s Devastating Storms
BY ALEXANDER C. KAUFMAN, MARCH 6, 2019 The island of Vieques is still struggling after the hurricanes of 2017, but its most famous tree offers hope. It’s been a year and a half since hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled Vieques,…
https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Piedra_del_Indio_in_Ceiba_Puerto_Rico_Ensenada_Honda.jpg 670 1280 Gingie https://simplybridges.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/spacer.png Gingie2022-06-10 23:02:302022-06-12 19:24:17What Became of the Taíno?
Robert M. Poole October 2011 The Indians who greeted Columbus were long believed to have died out. But a journalist’s search for their descendants turned up surprising results If you have ever paddled a canoe, napped in a hammock,…