Category Archives: Piri Thomas – Down These Mean Streets

Rafael L. Ramirez Handout

Outline of Presentation Presenters: John Wilkinson and Desiree Wimberly Rafael L. Ramirez (1935-2009?) Professor of Anthropology (Ret.) Senior Researcher at the HIV/AIDS Research and Education Center of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Machismo Performance of a specific, hegemonic … Continue reading

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What it Means to be a Man

What It Means To Be A Man

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Down These Mean Streets Pt. II

Down These Mean Streets Pt. II Identity Mr. West 1/8 black, Spanish and white Author of a book about what it means to be black in the south Racial Instincts- burden of ones skin Sexuality Race in relation to sexuality … Continue reading

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Down These Mean Streets part 1

Down These Mean Streets By Piri Thomas El Barrio – Also know as East Harlem or Spanish Harlem, El Barrio (in English, ‘The Place’) is where a fair portion of the story takes place.  Piri consider El Barrio his home … Continue reading

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Harvest of Empire: Puerto Ricans, Citizens Yet Foreigners

Here is the digital handout version of my powerpoint presentation: Location Smallest by land of Greater Antilles Includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands Vieques, Culebra, and Mona Brief History of Puerto Rico Columbus … Continue reading

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Event – An Homage to Piri Thomas

This information comes directly from El Museo del Barrio New York website. El Museo del Barrio New York  New York’s leading Latino cultural institution welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic and cultural landscape of the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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