Tag: Puerto Rico

On the 15th Anniversary of 9/11, The World Remembers

On the 15th Anniversary of 9/11, The World Remembers
This year’s incoming high school freshman were born a year after 9/11. Their knowledge of our country’s tragedy will come from textbooks and lectures. But I will never forget how that day smelled, felt, and sounded. Fifteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, I was driving to a dentist’s appointment. Windows down, radio blaring. A... Read more »

Puerto Rico: Honoring Its Love of Life As The Island Prepares to Mourn the Victims of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Puerto Rico: Honoring Its Love of Life As The Island Prepares to Mourn the Victims of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Friday June 17 has been declared a day of mourning in Puerto Rico. Twenty-three of the 49 people killed in Orlando on June 11 in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting were from the island. Young people who came to Florida to better their lives. Find the employment opportunities that were not available to them in Puerto... Read more »