Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 13
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Dr. Falú discusses about her other foundation in Puerto Rico, which she created in 1997 under the same name of her organization based in New York, NY. The Falú Foundation in Puerto Rico has as principal objective the research, documentation and dissemination of the African history and heritage. Dr. Falú asserts that in Puerto Rico exists “institutionalized racism” because of the negative connotation attributed to Blackness and African heritage. She explains her work contacting African descendants in other Latin American countries in order to create alliances to address the issue of racism and discrimination and to disseminate the true story of African heritage.
June 9, 2015, Recording date
InterviewerLeonela Medina Baez
3h 29m 38.0s
Location of interview
New York City
Afro-Latino experience, Black history, Diaspora, Education, Identity, Leaders, Non-profit organizations, Racism
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 13: GFal.2015.06.09.13. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Sep 2019.
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