Interview with Sandra Roldán on October 31, 2017

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Roldán discusses her early life in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and reminisces on how she learned about music. 00:17:00 She reflects on her college career and getting involved with music and student organizing. 00:42:42 Roldán describes her experience singing in Puerto Rico in the late 1970s. She also discloses her experience living in Villa Sin Miedo, PR, 00:56:00 being mistreated by the police and having to leave Puerto Rico. 01:16:00 Roldán describes her experiences with performing in prisons.


Date
October 30, 2017, Recording date
Interviewee
Sandra Roldán
Interviewer
Andrew Viñales
Duration
1h 39m 4.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
SRol.2017.10.31.FullInterview
Related Keywords
Music, Education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Wally Edgecombe, Sylvia Rexach, City University of New York. Hunter College, City University of New York. Hostos Community College, City University of New York. Guttman Community College, Ejército Popular Boricua, Attica Correctional Facility
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Williamsburg (is referenced), Villa Sin Miedo (is referenced)
Related Dates
1948, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Sandra Roldán on October 31, 2017: SRol.2017.10.31.FullInterview. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Sep 2019.
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Rights Holder
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Repository
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