Marisol LeBrón is an Assistant Professor of Mexican American and Latina/​o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico and co-editor of Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm. She is also one of the co-creators of the Puerto Rico Syllabus, a digital resource for understanding the Puerto Rican debt crisis. You can follow her on twitter @marisollebron.
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The Protests in Puerto Rico Against Gov. Rosselló Are About Life and Death
The ongoing protests in Puerto Rico are not just about profane chat messages—they are a response to a broader crisis of violence, degradation and exploitation.