• DREAMER Dulce Matuz

    American Boricua meets DREAMER Dulce Matuz

    While American Boricua was in the heartland this past summer, a member of the State of Nebraska Latino Commission graciously extended an invitation to hear Dulce Matuz speak in Omaha. Her message is an inspiring one. Ms. Matuz is one of Time Magazine’s 2012 ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People’ and the President of the Arizona […]

  • American Boricua at The Wing Luke Museum

• EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: Under My Skin | Thursday, May 9 @ 6-8pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of this exhibition.

6-7pm Special preview for Museum Members and invited guests. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, please contact mmartinez@wingluke.org or 206.623.5124 ext 107.

7-8pm Open to the public, free admission, No RSVP required.

    American Boricua is ‘Under My Skin’ at The Wing Luke Museum

    This audio excerpt is from a recent American Boricua interview in Seattle, Washington. Ray Cabatit describes his father Ramundo’s migration from San Marcelino, the Philippines, through San Francisco, California, to the Yakima Valley of Washington. When Josefina Cabatit landed in the mainland U.S. from Gurabo, Puerto Rico after WWII, her love of Washington State was […]

  • Piri Beso

    Descanse En Paz Piri Thomas

    It is with deep grief that I share the news of the passing of poet and author Piri Thomas. Through the years we developed a treasured friendship and became family. He really is a beloved Tío. Tío Piri, as I mourn your passing the hardest thing is accepting a world without you in it. I […]

DREAMER Dulce Matuz

American Boricua meets DREAMER Dulce Matuz

While American Boricua was in the heartland this past summer, a member of the State of Nebraska Latino Commission graciously extended an invitation to hear Dulce Matuz speak in Omaha. Her message is an inspiring one. Ms. Matuz is one of Time Magazine’s 2012 ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People’ and the President of the Arizona […]

American Boricua at The Wing Luke Museum

• EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: Under My Skin | Thursday, May 9 @ 6-8pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of this exhibition.

6-7pm Special preview for Museum Members and invited guests. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, please contact mmartinez@wingluke.org or 206.623.5124 ext 107.

7-8pm Open to the public, free admission, No RSVP required.

American Boricua is ‘Under My Skin’ at The Wing Luke Museum

This audio excerpt is from a recent American Boricua interview in Seattle, Washington. Ray Cabatit describes his father Ramundo’s migration from San Marcelino, the Philippines, through San Francisco, California, to the Yakima Valley of Washington. When Josefina Cabatit landed in the mainland U.S. from Gurabo, Puerto Rico after WWII, her love of Washington State was […]

Piri Beso

Descanse En Paz Piri Thomas

It is with deep grief that I share the news of the passing of poet and author Piri Thomas. Through the years we developed a treasured friendship and became family. He really is a beloved Tío. Tío Piri, as I mourn your passing the hardest thing is accepting a world without you in it. I […]

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Welcome to American Boricua

American Boricua is the first modern visual history of Puerto Rican life in all 50 states of the U.S.  Wanda is traveling throughout the country to interview and photograph Boricuas who live, work, love, and carry on the business of being Puerto Rican here in the United States. What most people do not know about […]