Author: Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera
I'm a historian by training, a professor of history by day, and a public intellectual and blogger by night. I'm the author of: Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952. University of Nebraska Press, 2018. http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9780803278677/ You can find my academic work at: http://www.academia.edu/ I also write and blog about current issues, from politics to foreign policy, military matters, identity, culture, race and privilege. You can find my most popular works in; Latino Rebels http://www.latinorebels.com/author/harryfranquirivera/ Centro Voices http://centropr.hunter.cuny.edu/centrovoices/meet-the-authors/harry-franqui https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/harryfranquirivera-315 80 Grados http://www.80grados.net/author/harry-franqui-rivera/ Follow me @hfranqui
Race and the Myth Surrounding the Military Service of Pedro Albizu Campos
Puerto Rican Criollos’ Legacy of Whitening and Erasure of Blackness
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nydia Velazquez’s Self-Determination Act of 2020 for Puerto Rico is an Exercise in Dishonest Paternalistic Colonialism
Americanization and a Tutelary Colonial State for Puerto Rico in the Aftermath of the War of 1898
A Designer Who Celebrates West Indian Elegance
“Heroes of Another Flag” or How Nationalist Propaganda Villainizes Puerto Ricans for Serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Americanizing the New Colony
From the Desk of Harry Franqui-Rivera: My Lisa Simpson Moment
The Prospects of Independence for Puerto Rico? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up
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