Monthly Archives: June 2015
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is not just an event . It is a rich document, revealing vast quantities of information about America. A Ph.D. dissertation could be written on the Puerto Rican Day Parade.
It is a US census. When two million spectators show up (more than half the population of Puerto Rico), then we know there’s a lotof Puerto Ricans in New York, and a lot of Latinos in this country. The numbers keep growing every year. We’re not going anywhere. Ann Coulter, smoke on your pipe and put that in.
It is a political campaign. Mayors, senators, congressmen, and countless state and city politicians, all wave the flag that was once illegal, and shout the words ¡Que viva Puerto Rico!
Not too long ago, that would have landed all of them in prison.
It is a pecking order . The more prominent the Puerto Rican…
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