• Guillermo Rebollo Gil
Part of the New Caribbean Studies book series (NCARS)


This introductory chapter offers a critique of racial politics in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane María and within the context of the island’s economic crisis. It reflects on both the possibilities for militant pro-black solidarity between the island and the mainland and on the disturbing manifestations of white supremacist thought on the island and abroad. Lastly, it offers readers an explication of the book’s motives.


Trump Hurricane María Whiteness Puerto Rican racism PROMESA Carmen Yulín Cruz Colonialism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillermo Rebollo Gil
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  1. 1.Universidad del EsteCarolinaPuerto Rico

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