Queer Latino Testimonio. Omar Rivera & Stephen Percy. Passing lines: Cultures of the Puerto Rican Queer Diaspora. Written by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, he is a gay Puerto Rican author and scholar. Focuses on the immigration experience by certain LGBT Puerto Ricans.
Omar Rivera & Stephen Percy
“The most extravagant and modern playground the world had ever known”
Harlem Riots of 1926
Puerto Rican battle to maintain their identity and earn respect
What were some of the challenges and obstacles that the Puerto Ricans of El Barrio faced?
What type of things did the Latino community do to attempt to overcome these obstacles and establish a place for themselves in Harlem?
Why was this a good place for runaway children like Juan to come?
Does the descriptive scenery of Times Square remind you of any of our past readings?