Americanization or Autonomy: The Dilemma of Puerto Rico's Educational Agenda - Human Restoration Project

In this episode of the Human Restoration Project's podcast, BUDPR collaborator Jenaro Abraham discusses how U.S. colonialism has shaped Puerto Rico's education system and harmed teachers and student—and why independence is the only path for true restorative justice.

Official episode description:

Join us as we delve into the historical and current relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico, focusing on the island's education system and its role in shaping Puerto Rico's future. Professor Jenaro Abraham shares his expertise on social movements, politics, and education in the Caribbean, offering key insights into Puerto Rico's quest for self-determination. From the legacy of colonialism to the prospects of statehood versus independence, this conversation explores the complexities of Puerto Rico's identity and its educational landscape.