Essay on Puerto Rico

Almost a Woman

Almost a Woman, Esmeralda Santiago’s sequel to her moving and powerful memoir When I was Puerto Rican, brings to life her experiences as she grows up in Brooklyn. This coming-of-age memoir is about her transition from an adolescent Puerto Rican immigrant attending junior high school and Performing Arts High School to a young woman in […]

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My Experience with Racism

Elvis A Navarro BLS 245 September 23, 2008 My Personal experiences with Racism Racism has always been a big topic in society, even during Jesus Christ time. I believe racism comes from independent thinking and views and how this view from family, friends and society forms us each day. Racism has to do a lot […]

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Roberto Clemente

A dazing baseball ace of exceling accomplishments. Roberto Clemente ( 1934-1972 ) was the first great Latin American participant to capture the major conferences. His life was cut short when his plane. presenting alleviation supplies to earthquake-devastated Nicaragua. crashed on the last twenty-four hours of 1972. A Puerto Rican national hero. Hall of Fame outfielder […]

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Aeis Report

I reviewed the 2009-2010 AEIS report for Cinco Ranch High School in Katy ISD. Cinco Ranch High School’s accountability rating was exemplary and they also received Gold Performance Acknowledgments. A few of these acknowledgments included Recommended High School Program (Class of 2009), Texas Success Initiative ELA, Texas Success Initiative Mathematics, as well as Commended on […]

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The Latin Deli

1. Select 5 stories and then create a character analysis on each main and favorite character. Dear Joaquin: In this letter, the depressive angst is almost surely palpable. Olga is hopelessly in love. It seems a man took her virginity, her purity, and left her in an anxious state of expectancy. A one night stand […]

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The Indian Killer by Sherman Alexie

The Indian Killer by Sherman Alexie is a novel about the violence and chaos caused by the destruction of the Native American identity. In the book, Native Americans strive to figure out who they are while violence continues to grow around them. Native Americans are angry with white people because they are tired of being […]

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Should Puerto Rico Become 51st State

America gained territorial possession of Puerto Rico in 1889. Puerto Rico declared them as a common wealth. There are several reasons why it would be easy to change Puerto Rico from being a U. S. territory to a U. S. state. Puerto Ricans were officially U. S. citizens after the United States military took the […]

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Life of Emeralda Santiago

When I was Puerto Rican is a memoir of Esmeralda Santiago’s (referred to as Negi in the book) childhood and how she overcame her struggles after moving from her home country of Puerto Rico to The United States. She lived a poor life in Santurce, Puerto Rico for 13 years before her mother decided to […]

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