Her rejection continues a long tradition in academia of ignoring the brilliance of Afro Latinx scholars and educators

WWhen the news broke that Dr. Lorgia García Peña, Roy G. Clouse associate professor of romance languages and literatures and of history and literature at Harvard University, was denied tenure, scholars and students rallied in an outpouring of support. One such letter of support, which details her many accomplishments, has…

Calls for the governor to resign point to a larger crisis of corruption

JULY 19, 2019: Protesters demonstrate against Ricardo Rossello, the Governor of Puerto Rico in San Juan.

TThousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Puerto Rico for the past week in what has been an unprecedented act of mobilization. These mass demonstrations in the archipelago and the global diaspora are calling for the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, to resign, spurred by a number…

Aurora Santiago Ortiz

Social Justice Education Ph.D. candidate studying radical pedagogies and social movements in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Latin America. She/her/ella.

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