Ramon Serrano will be giving a talk on the search for a Boricua identity by second-generation Puerto Ricans in the midst of the Civil Rights movement.
Ramon has been performing in N.Y. for the past five decades. In the sixties, he sang with the R&B group, The Fabulous Flares. In the eighties, he was a member of Pete Seeger's Street Singers. Ramon self-published his first book, Mamao y Pegao: A Spoken Word Memoir. He has been an educator and human rights activist for the past forty years. He has taught Political Economy at Queens College, NYU, and Rutgers as well as Social Studies at Long Island City High School. He is presently a licensed Acupuncturist and the coordinator for Acupuncturists Without Borders in Puerto Rico. His first show can be accessed on YouTube: Ramon Serrano Presents A Nuyorican Dream. He presently resides in Aguadilla with his wife Aida and may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRIDA is co-sponsoring the event www.prida.org
PRIDA, Puerto Rican Institute for the Development of the Arts, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Puerto Rican artists and the arts.