Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Tito Kayak @ Hostos

Originally uploaded by clarisel.
Environmental activist Alberto de Jesus aka Tito Kayak from Puerto Rico speaks at a seminar at Hostos Community College. Here he shows off a shirt of his Amigos del Mar group. Tuesday's one-day seminar was on the effects of development and globalization on traditional cultures focusing on the recent history of Loíza, the coastal community of Piñones, and the island of Vieques. Tito Kayak is known for his acts of civil disobedience.

Tito Kayak told the packed classroom that being a revolutionary is about standing up against injustice no matter where you are. (photo by Clarisel Gonzalez)

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