On February 12, the Puerto Rico Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights produced its first of what it plans will be several… Read More »The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Initial Review of Puerto Rico
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Studying colonialism in the United States can be a challenge. In elementary schools, the focus often is on the colonial history of the 13 original… Read More »For Educators — Studying Colonialism in the U.S. Today
For decades, the people of Puerto Rico have gone to the polls and voted for the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to have a more… Read More »Puerto Rico Decides, But Congress First Defines