• American Boricua in Memphis

    I recently had the incredible fortune to meet mi gente in and around Memphis, Tennessee. Meet the amazing American Boricua Alvis Otero, who is doing incredible work with the Latino community. The learn more about the important work of Latino Memphis: www.latinomemphis.org

  • 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 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 […]

American Boricua in Memphis

I recently had the incredible fortune to meet mi gente in and around Memphis, Tennessee. Meet the amazing American Boricua Alvis Otero, who is doing incredible work with the Latino community. The learn more about the important work of Latino Memphis: www.latinomemphis.org

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 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 […]

Más de un siglo de ‘CaliRicans’ (More than a century of ‘CaliRicans’)

Last June I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Antonio Mejías-Rentas, a reporter for the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario.  The Puerto Rican Diaspora in the state of California (as well as the rest of the United States) is indeed more than 100 years old. Gracias Antonio for shedding light on this living history. To […]