The uprising on Division Street and the demand for change
The Division Street Rebellion, which began on June 12, 1966, deeply affected how Puerto Ricans came to understand themselves and their place in the city of Chicago. It also forced the city to begin to grapple with how and where it had positioned Puerto Ricans, both physically and politically, as they migrated to Chicago in larger numbers.
Learn more in this Google Arts & Culture story.
Special thanks to the following individuals who made this Google Arts & Culture story possible:
Peter T. Alter
Esther D. Wang