This edition: Season 1/Episode 9
First aired: November 28, 2017.
AfroTaino Productions is an organization that produces arts and culture events. Founder Márangeli Mejía-Rabell discusses their work and the role the arts play in shaping social change.
In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in the forgotten legacy of the 65th Infantry Regiment, better known as the Borinqueneers. Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera recounts the history of this Puerto Rican unit, which was finally recognized in 2016 with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Artist Maria Dominguez is influenced by her Puerto Rican roots. Raised in the Lower East Side, she has worked for many years as a community muralist and arts educator.