Puerto Ricans in the U.S.
After viewing the videos below, discuss in a 200-word response to the issues raised, in English and in Spanish (with at least 2 complete paragraphs in Spanish. Every response is valid, and all opinions will be respected. Make sure to address the following questions:
- Compare the Puerto Rican experience to that of other Latin American immigrants to the U.S.
- Discuss the experience of Puerto Ricans in New York City as described in the embedded video below.
- Comment on Marc Anthony’s relationship to New York City and its Puerto Rican community as represented in the music video. Why do you think that he chose to shoot the video in that setting? Do you see any ties with what you learned in the other video?
- Please view the Video Clip below. Also watch Puerto Rican Marc Anthony’s music video for “Vivir mi vida” at the following link: