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“Nosotros No Tenemos Armas Para Echar A Pique Sus Fuerzas Navales,
Pero Tenemos el Arma de Echar a Pique Su Prestigio en El Mundo.” Albizu 1930

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Lolita Lebrón Memorial Pts 1 & 2

On August 1, 2010, Lolita Lebrón died from complications of a cardio respiratory affection. On March 1, 1954, Lolita led a Nationalist Party commando composed of Rafael Cancel Miranda, Oscar Collazo, Irving Flores Rodriguez and Andrés Figueroa Cordero, and served 25 years in prison, until a world-wide campaign with roots in Puerto Rico and Chicago, succeeded in securing their release by President Jimmy Carter in September of 1979. This video is of the two-part memorial the National Boricua Human Rights Network and Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago organized.

Part 1

Part 2

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