Bright Eyes, Brown Skin (A Feeling Good Book) (A Feeling by Cheryl Willis Hudson

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It was comWhile children in many schools in the 1960s faced segregation, the children at the Benjamin Franklin School in Chicago, Illinois, did not have those problems. Caucasian, African, Puerto Rican, and Mexican children all study together at this school. ” Antonetty and her organization called for an end to this practice. S. Senate. Instead of forcing Spanish-speaking children into English classes when they entered, schools would now teach their courses in Spanish. As they learned English, the children would then be placed in classrooms with Anglo children.

With job opportunities plentiful in the United States, Puerto Ricans line up to board a plane in San Juan, that will take them to the United States. United States. Puerto Ricans were told about job opportunities in North America and were given low-cost air fares to travel there. Some Puerto Ricans came to North America to work in the tobacco fields outside of Hartford, Connecticut, and in other areas. Many others headed for New York City. They lived in Spanish Harlem, where a Puerto Rican community had been growing since the 1920s in an area known as El Barrio.

The play described a Puerto Rican family who had left the countryside trying to find a new life in San Juan and later in New York. Instead they found only poverty and had to deal with the death of their oldest son. Pedro Juan Soto, another writer, was born in Cataño, Puerto Rico, in 1928. He later moved to New York City, where he received a college degree from Long Island University. He is best known for a collection of stories called Spiks, an alternative spelling for a negative term used by Anglos to describe Hispanic immigrants.

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