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Hector Luis Alamo Jr.

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On the Contrary #4: What’s Next For Puerto Rico?

Hector discusses the status question and the obstacles facing the Diaspora with Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos, an active member of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community and founder of La Respuesta, a magazine for Boricuas in the United States.


On the Contrary #3: Is Cholo A Bad Thing?

Hector sits down with Luz, Abe and Claudio to discuss cholo culture, the power of language, religion in Latino culture, and a whole lot of other persisting controversies.


On the Contrary #2: What is race?

You may have seen the media frenzy over the coming “off-white America.” But what is race? Is it real or imaginary? Where does it come from? The answers to these questions might be bigger than a 20-minute time slot, but Hector tackles them anyway. Plus, “I Can Say That Word.”


On the Contrary #1: Hector Luis Alamo Jr.

Gozamos founder Abraham Velázquez Tello sits with host Hector Luis Alamo Jr. and asks him about growing up in Chicago, becoming a writer, and the topics that keep him at it.



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