The Case of Prof. Rafael Rivera-Garcia
Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006
Brochure titled "The Case of Prof. Rafael Rivera-Garcia," an artist and professor who was accused of shooting a white neighbor, and was ultimately acquitted due to the racially biased claims of the neighbor. The National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights spread news of this injustice, and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund raised money for the legal costs of the case as well as other costs for its defense fund.
circa 1989, Date accepted
Activism, Criminal Justice System, Injustice
Individuals or Organizations MentionedRafael Rivera-Garcia
, National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights
Related PlacesNew York City
Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006. The Case of Prof. Rafael Rivera-Garcia: RiPe_0094. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Sep 2019.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archives