Creator: Pietri, Pedro, 1944-2004×
  • El Manifesto : notes on El Puerto Rican Embassy
    Pietri, Pedro, 1944-2004
    In 1995, Nuyorican poet Pedro Pietri wrote “El Manifesto: Notes on El Puerto Rican Embassy,” which describes the sociopolitical condition of Puerto Ricans as a colonial people whose sense of nationhood is expressed and maintained through the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841862

  • El Spanglish National Anthem
    Pietri, Pedro, 1944-2004
    Written to replace the words of En Mi Viejo San Juan—Puerto Rico’s national anthem and a song that expresses a longing to return to the island—Pedro Pietri’s Spanglish National Anthem alludes to economic factors that keep Puerto Ricans [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 797430

  • Nuyoricans Out of Focus
    Pietri, Pedro, 1944-2004
    Nuyorican poet Pedro Pietri describes in this text the difficulty of classifying Puerto Ricans with standard racial and ethnic categories employed by United States government agencies. He commends Puerto Ricans for living lives that resist [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841881