The Letters of Oscar Lopez... “Hands on the Prison Glass” comes from an essay originally written by Karina and her mother, Clarisa, for the catalogue produced for “Not Enough Space”, the traveling art exhibition of Carlos Alberto Torres and Oscar’s art, and has evolved into a moving metaphor for reaching beyond the prison’s dehumanizing environment and communicating with his daughter and granddaughter through the prison walls. Read more.
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Over the past 40 years, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School has stood as a beacon for students and families seeking a culturally grounded educational experience. Carlos Alberto Torres, who was released on parole in 2010, and Oscar López Rivera, who will soon be starting his 32nd year in prison for struggling for Puerto Rican independence, were 2 of the co-founders of this amazing educational institution. Over this time the school has developed a liberatory vision and pedagogy grounded in the experiences and understanding of the Puerto Rican reality. Join the celebration of their 40th Anniversary on January 26th!
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On Monday, December 12, KPFA radio interviewed former Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres by phone. Walter Turner, host of Africa Today, asked Carlos Alberto to update his listeners on the status of the campaign to free Oscar; on his current ceramics work; and the general state of Puerto Rican civil society for close to 25 minutes. Listen to the interview here.