Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 21, Part 2

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Dr. Falú talks about her father as one of her main Afro-Puerto Ricans heroes who positively impacted her life. Juan Falú Salzuela was a political activist who was involved in a civil mobilization that created recommendations for the draft of the Puerto Rican constitution in order to create a clause that would guarantee the rights of the Afro-Puerto Ricans. Falú Salzuela also had a protagonist role in the creation of the Association of Black Puerto Ricans for the Defense of the Puerto Rican Culture and Heritage in 1939 and was also one of the organizers of cultural events such as the Afro-Puerto Rican Carnival.


Date
June 9, 2015, Recording date
Interviewee
Georgina Falú
Interviewer
Leonela Medina Baez
Duration
3h 29m 38.0s
Location of interview

New York City

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
GFal.2015.06.09.21.2
Related Keywords
Activism, Afro-Latino experience, Civil rights, Families, Leaders
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 21, Part 2: GFal.2015.06.09.21.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Sep 2019.
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