Nancy Bird-Soto

I Do Not Exist Politically

Puerto Rico simply does not exist, or it only exists when it is convenient for some nefarious endeavor.

  • Apr 11, 2016
  • 10:49 am

Asking for My Vote

“No candidate should take my vote for granted. Voting is my right.”

  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 9:28 am

Coming Up to the Surface: ‘Agua Limpia’ and Cookies

How a recent tweet in Spanish from Hillary Clinton’s campaign sparked a debate over proper language and hyper-correction.

  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 9:22 am

Painting and Erasing: Senos que se nos respetan

After a mural depicting a nude black woman is defaced in Puerto Rico, women appear topless as a protest to reclaim their bodies.

  • Oct 31, 2015
  • 11:50 am

Puerto Rico’s Tired Narrative of Capataces vs. Peones

The daughter of a union member and a manager recalls the struggle for workers’ rights in Puerto Rico

  • Sep 6, 2015
  • 9:38 am

Heresy in Puerto Rico

If growing up, you were given or not given things, opportunities or even certain sermones, it most likely had to do with your gender. If you were a girl and wanted to run around the patio instead of playing indoors, a relative may have called you impropia. If you were a boy and wanted to […]

  • Feb 17, 2015
  • 8:12 pm