(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 autnomous 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.  Oscar Lopez Rivera: Between Torture and Resistance

    by Oscar Lopez Rivera

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

8.  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)

 

9.  Palante: Young Lords Party

   by Young Lords Party

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

 

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

     by Luisa Capetillo

     Publisher:  Arte Público Press (September 14, 2011)

 

11.  Outlaw:  The Collected Works of Miguel Pinero

     By Miguel Pinero

     Publisher: Arte Publico (september 30, 2010)

 

12.  The Young Lords A Reader

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

    Publisher: NYU Press (November 3, 2010)

 

13.  Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora

    by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

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

 

14.  Absolute Equality: An Early Feminist Perspective

     by Luisa Capetillo

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

 

15.  Filiberto Ojeda Rios:  Su propuesta, Su Vision

   by Jose Elias Torres

   Publisher:  Ediciones Callejon Inc (October 20, 2006)

 

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

      by Miguel Melendez

      Publisher:  Rutgers University Press (February 4, 2005)

 

16.  The Puerto Rican Movement:  Voices from the Diaspora

     by Andres Torres

     Publisher:  Temple University Press (July 7, 1998)

 

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

     By Julia de Burgos

     Publisher: Curbstone Books (january 1997)

 

18.  Sponsored Identities:  Cultural Politics in Puerto Rico

    by Arlene M. Davila

     Publisher:  Temple University Press (October 16, 1997)

 

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

     by Ronald Fernandez

     Publisher:  Common Courage Pr (March 1, 1994)

 

20.  Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity

      by Juan Flores

       Publisher:  Arte Publico Press (January 1, 1992)

 

21.    Arthur Alphonso Schomburg:  Black Bibliophile and Collector

       by Elinor Des Verney Sinnette

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

 

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

      by Ronald Fernandez

      Publisher:  Prentice Hall; First Edition edition (1987)

 

23.  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

 

24. 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

 

25. 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

 

26.  PALANTE (Newspaper)

     By Young Lords

     Published: Young Lords Party 1970 -

     http://dlib.nyu.edu/palante/