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Posts By: Leticia Peguero

“El Negro Bembón:” Puerto Rico’s Invisibility Crisis Before and After Hurricane Maria

By Leticia Peguero on October 27, 2017

I am yet again drawn to the musical wisdom of Afro-Boriqua singer Ismael Rivera and composer Cortijo as I reflect on a national … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Episode 4: Crisis in Puerto Rico

By Leticia Peguero on October 24, 2017

*Recorded on October 6, 2017* Two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the United States territory of Puerto Rico, the island is experiencing a … Read More >

“Las Caras Lindas”: A reflection on Charlottesville and white supremacy

By Leticia Peguero on August 16, 2017

My favorite rendition of the song, “Las Caras Lindas,” is by Afro-Boricua icon and singer Ismael Rivera. Translated literally, he calls us to love … Read More >

Questions We Need to Ask in Philanthropy

By Leticia Peguero on July 26, 2017

A couple of months ago, while the weather was still cold, I jumped on an Amtrak train headed to an even colder Boston … Read More >

I Choose Love To Build A Stronger Movement

By Leticia Peguero on April 7, 2017

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over the … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Podcast, Episode 3: Realizing Youth Justice

By Leticia Peguero on December 16, 2016

In today’s podcast, we hear from Liz Ryan of Youth First about her advocacy work to close youth prisons and realize justice for … Read More >