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Puerto Rican Designer Promotes Female Empowerment Via African Headwraps

The headwrap is a symbol of empowerment for women like Lenis Ramos, who first began using them in Puerto Rico. Now based in New York, she's selling her designs and teaching other women to reclaim this African tradition...

Leopoldo F. Fleming: The Boricua Who Played For Mamá África and Nina Simone

Meet Leopoldo F. Fleming, a Puerto Rican percussionist who spent the early part of his career playing alongside the likes of Mama Africa and Nina Simone—all the while establishing a strong connection to his African roots...

 




FROM CENTRO COLLECTIONS

Charles Rice-Gonzalez

Charles Rice-Gonzalez

In honor of Pride Month, listen to the Centro oral history interviews conducted with writer and long-time LGBT activist in the Bronx, Charles Rice-Gonzalez...


 

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Medical Job Openings in Puerto Rico

Want to help the medical services industry and the citizens of Puerto Rico improve their access to health care? Check out available job openings for medical professionals and apply today!...


 

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