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Flowing through My Veins: Populism and the Hierarchies of Race Mixture

Isar P. Godreau

in Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses how the scripts of blackness developed in tandem with discourses of race mixture that supported populist forms of governance and cultural policies in the 1940s and 1950s. The ... More


Cuban–Puerto Rican Relations and Final Projections: To the memory of Lorenzo Soler (Lolo) from Puerto Rico and Francisco Genaro Sánchez (El Viejo) from Cuba (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter traces the portrayal of Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rican–Cuban relations. It studies Miguel Barnet's La vida real (1986) to reflect on the negative treatment of Puerto Ricans in ... More


Hispanophile Zones of Whiteness

Isar P. Godreau

in Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines narratives developed during the 1930s that exalted the influence of Spain in Puerto Rican culture in order to counteract the political and economic colonial encroachment of the ... More


The Church Offensive: Prefiguring the New Society at the People’s Church

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In winter 1969, the Young Lords recited scripture, channeled the revolutionary Jesus, and occupied the First Spanish United Methodist Church for its indifference to social violence, which combined ... More


Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Marc Zimmerman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explores U.S. Puerto Rican culture in past and recent contexts. The book presents East Coast, Midwest, and Chicago cultural production while exploring Puerto Rican musical, film, artistic, ... More


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