show notes for episode 6:

Alynda Segarra from Hurray for the Riff Raff


click here to listen to the episode.

conversation recorded June 2018.

thank you for listening.


 

video for “Pa’lante”:

PRIMA Fund:

PRIMA IS A COLLECTIVE OF MUSICIANS AND ARTISTS ON A MISSION TO HELP SUSTAIN THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC COMMUNITY IN PUERTO RICO.

video for “Rican Beach”:

 

some organizations offering care & support to children & families at our southern border:

(click links to find out more)

International Rescue Committee

(Providing clean water, shelter, health care, education, and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people.)

Freedom for Immigrants

(Dedicated to abolishing immigration detention worldwide, while ending the isolation of people currently suffering in this profit-driven system.)

RAICES Texas

(Providing free and low-cost legal services to immigrant children, families,and refugees in Texas.)

Fronterizo Fianza Fund

(The Fronterizo Fianza Fund is a community bond (fianza) fund based in El Paso and serving Far West Texas and New Mexico. Many detained migrants have no chance to be released while they wait the months or years until their trial. When someone does receive a bond, they are often way out of reach for most families, ranging anywhere from $1500-50,000.)

ACLU

(American Civil Liberties Union defending and preserving the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.)

National Center for Youth Law

(non-profit law firm helping low-income children achieve their potential by transforming the public agencies that serve them.)

This is an excellent list of resources compiled by the Texas Tribune.


 
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theme songs:

Instrumental versions of “Turn the World Around” and “The Story of My Morals” by Bunk


references made throughout the conversation:

Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown:

 
 
 
 

Palante by The Young Lords:

 
 

The Young Lords: A Reader edited by Darrel Enck-Wanzer:

 
 
 
 
 
 

One of the Greatest 'Lost' Albums of All Time Has Been Found (from The Atlantic)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

“THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE IS THE MOST INTEGRATED PLACE ON THE PLANET”
– ALLEN GINSBERG

Sylvia Rivera

Julia de Burgos

Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon by Vanessa Perez Rosario:

 
 
 
 

Ruined (play) by Lynn Nottage:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Trailer for Rodriguez documentary Searching for Sugar Man:

 
 
 

PRIMA Fund:

PRIMA IS A COLLECTIVE OF MUSICIANS AND ARTISTS ON A MISSION TO HELP SUSTAIN THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC COMMUNITY IN PUERTO RICO.

 
 
 
 

Flowers:

Magnolia

 
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further recommended reading & viewing:

 

Trailer for ¡Palante, Siempre Palante! The Young Lords (P.O.V. Documentary Series, PBS):