This is fascinating and extremely enlightening. I know very few black-latino Puerto Ricans who feel comfortable with who they really are. When the subject of race comes up, they squirm in their seats. Rafael Ortiz-Sanoguet, 6/30/2017

Interview with Charles Rice-Gonzalez on January 31, 2017, Segment 1, Part 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Rice-Gonzalez talks about his early childhood and family dynamics. He talks about the racial divides with his African American father and Puerto Rican mother. He discusses his Bronx neighborhood and community and how his identity is as a black Puerto Rican played out in his community. He also talks about his early experiences being queer, and realizing he was gay.


Date
January 31, 2017, Recording date
Interviewee
Charles Rice-Gonzalez
Interviewer
Andrew Viñales
Duration
24m 9.0s
Location of interview

695 Park Ave. New York, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
CRG.2017.01.31.1.1
Related Keywords
LGBT, Families, Race, Afro-Latino experience
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Santurce, San Juan, PR (is referenced)
Related Dates
1964 – 1984, Date mentioned
Related Items
Interview with Charles Rice-Gonzalez on January 31, 2017, Segment 1, Part 2
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Charles Rice-Gonzalez on January 31, 2017, Segment 1, Part 1: CRG.2017.01.31.1.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Aug 2019.
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