Interview with Bob Cortes on April 27, 2016, Segment 4
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Cortes described himself as a husband and a father and mentions that the death of his five year old son showed him how to be a true father. He speaks of how he is proud to have a beautiful rich culture, to be bilingual, and to be part of a diverse population. Cortes also discusses how he combats discrimination or views that Puerto Ricans are second class citizens by talking about the rich culture of Puerto Ricans. He goes on to discuss his thoughts on the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis and the views and misconceptions other Americans have of Puerto Rico.
April 27, 2016, Recording date
Location of interview
Children, Discrimination, Puerto Rican debt crisis
Related PlacesPuerto Rico
1996, Date mentioned
2000s, Date mentioned
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Bob Cortes on April 27, 2016, Segment 4: BCor.2016.04.27.4. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 12 Aug 2020.
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