(AAA) RESISTANCE READING LIST:

 

Puerto Rico/Boriken has been engaged in an anti-colonial resistance struggle for over 500 years, beginning with Taino and African resistance against the spanish conquistadors, to the Puerto Rican Nationalists and clandestine liberation struggle against the spanish and the united states, and the current decolonizing resistance movement that exist today.  

 

The Abrazos Army Alliance (AAA) Resistance Reading list consists of radical reading for rebel Ricans, cultural conspirators and artonomous allies seeking more information about our-story of liberation and resistance.

 

Liberation Libros:

 1.  The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico takes on the Disaster Capitalist

      by Naomi Klein

    Publisher:  Haymarket Books (June 5, 2018)

 

2.  War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony

    by Nelson Denis

     Publisher:  Bold Type Books; Reprint edition (March 29, 2016)

 

3.  Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969-1976

    by Iris Morales

     Publisher:  Red Sugarcane Press (September 3, 2016)

 

4.  Pedro Pietri: Selected Poetry

   By Pedro Pietri

   Publisher: City Lights Publishers (October 27, 2015

 

5.  Slave Revolts in Puerto Rico

   by Guillermo A. Baralt

   Publisher:  Markus Wiener Publishers (December 17, 2014)

 

6.  Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

   By Vanessa Perez Rosario

   Publisher: University of Illinois Press (October, 28, 2014)

 

7.  Juana Colón y la lucha de la mujer obrera

     by by Bianca M. Medina 

      Publisher:  Huracan (2014)

 

8.  Oscar Lopez Rivera: Between Torture and Resistance

    by Oscar Lopez Rivera

    Publisher: PM Press; 1 edition (February 14, 2013)

 

9.  Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the left in Puerto Rico,      1897 - 1921

     by Kirwin R. Shaffer

     Publisher:  University of Illinois Press; 1st edition (May 8, 2013)

 

10.  Palante: Young Lords Party

      by Young Lords Party

      Publisher:  Haymarket Books; Reprint edition, (July 26, 2011)

 

11.  A Nation of Women: An Early Feminist Speaks Out

       by Luisa Capetillo

       Publisher:  Arte Público Press (September 14, 2011)

 

12.  Outlaw:  The Collected Works of Miguel Pinero

       By Miguel Pinero

       Publisher: Arte Publico (september 30, 2010)

 

13.  The Young Lords A Reader

       by Darrel Enk-Wanzer/Editor: Iris Morales/Foreward: Denise Oliver-Velez

       Publisher: NYU Press (November 3, 2010)

       https://archive.org/details/YoungLordsTheYoungLordsAReader/page/n3

 

14.  Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora

       by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

       Publisher:  Univ Of Minnesota Press; 1 edition (July 13, 2009)

 

15.  Absolute Equality: An Early Feminist Perspective

       by Luisa Capetillo

      Publisher:  Arte Publico Pr; 1st edition (November 30, 2008)

 

16.  Filiberto Ojeda Rios:  Su propuesta, Su Vision

       by Jose Elias Torres

       Publisher:  Ediciones Callejon Inc (October 20, 2006)

 

17.  We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords

        by Miguel Melendez

        Publisher:  Rutgers University Press (February 4, 2005)

 

18.  The Puerto Rican Movement:  Voices from the Diaspora

       by Andres Torres

       Publisher:  Temple University Press (July 7, 1998)

 

19.  Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos

       By Julia de Burgos

       Publisher: Curbstone Books (january 1997)

 

20.  Sponsored Identities:  Cultural Politics in Puerto Rico

       by Arlene M. Davila

       Publisher:  Temple University Press (October 16, 1997)

 

21.  Prisoners of Colonialism:  The Struggle for Justice in Puerto Rico

       by Ronald Fernandez

       Publisher:  Common Courage Pr (March 1, 1994)

 

22.  Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity

       by Juan Flores

       Publisher:  Arte Publico Press (January 1, 1992)

 

23.    Arthur Alphonso Schomburg:  Black Bibliophile and Collector

         by Elinor Des Verney Sinnette

         Publisher:  Wayne State University Press (February 1, 1989)

 

24.  Los Macheteros: The Wells Fargo Robbery and the Violent Struggle for Puerto Rican Independence

        by Ronald Fernandez

        Publisher:  Prentice Hall; First Edition edition (1987)

 

25.  Towards People’s War and Socialism in Puerto Rico: In Defense of Armed Struggle

Publisher: Movimiento de Liberación Nacional (1979)

 

https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/ncm-8/armed-struggle.pdf

 

26.  Puerto Rico: The Flame of Resistance

       By The Peoples Press Puerto Rico project

       Publisher: People’s Press; First edition (1977)

          https://libcom.org/files/REVISED.PUERTO-RICO-FLAME-OF-RESISTANCE-copy-1-45.pdf

 

27. Albizu Campos: Puerto Rican Revolutionary

      By Federico Ribes Tovar

      Publisher: Plus Ultra (1971)

    http://freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/DOC29_scans/29.tovar.albizu.campos.1971.pdf

 

28. Down These Mean Streets

      by Piri Thomas

      Publisher:  Vintage; Reprint edition (November 25, 1997, originally published          1967)

       https://ingl3109litofgrowingup.weebly.com/uploads/7/6/8/5/7685869/down_these_mean_streets_part_1a.pdf

 

29.  PALANTE (Newspaper)

       By Young Lords

       Published: Young Lords Party (1970)

       http://dlib.nyu.edu/palante/