Interview with Dahlma Llanos Figueroa on April 6, 2018

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Llanos Figueroa reflects on her life growing up as an Afro-Puerto Rican woman. 00:04:30 She describes her family, living with her grandparents in Carolina, Puerto Rico and in the Bronx. 00:12:08 Llanos Figueroa discusses her high school and college experience and her participation and reflections on Black and Puerto Rican movements and activism. 00:25:00 She discusses and reflects on the contemporary Afro-Latino movement. 00:33:00 She discusses her writing career, and writing her first novel. 00:43:18 She discusses her experience as a teacher in the New York City public schools in bilingual education and as a librarian.00:57:00 Llanos Figueroa reflects on how her identity shows up in her writing career. 01:17:00 She discusses more about her personal life and getting married in her fifties.


Date
April 6, 2018, Recording date
Interviewee
Dahlma Llanos Figueroa
Interviewer
Andrew Viñales
Duration
1h 29m 26.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies, E68th and Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
DLF.2018.04.06.1.FullInterview
Related Keywords
Afro-Latino experience, Education, Bilingual education, Educators
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro, Luis Lassen, Piri Thomas, Toni Morrison, Nicholasa Mohr, Esmeralda Santiago, Sonia Nieto, Bill Aguado, Marta Moreno Vega, James Monroe High School, City University of New York. Borough Of Manhattan Community College, State University of New York at Buffalo, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), Congreso de Afrodescendientes de Puerto Rico, Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx Book Fair
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Carolina, PR (is referenced), The Bronx (is referenced), Buffalo, NY (is referenced)
Related Dates
1949, Date mentioned
1975 – 2009, Date mentioned
2009 – 2018, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Dahlma Llanos Figueroa on April 6, 2018: DLF.2018.04.06.1.FullInterview. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 23 Aug 2019.
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Repository
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