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As writer/cultural critic Stanley Crouch says in the film, Nina Simone is the Patron Saint of the Rebellion. Description from btchflcks.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Arthur Schomburg Arturo Alfonso Schomburg also Arthur Schomburg (January 24 1874 June 8 1938) was a Puerto Rican historian writer and activist in the United States who researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. He was an important intellectual figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Over the years he collected literature art slave narratives and other materials of African history which was purchased to become the…

Giannina Braschi (b. San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 5, 1953) is a Puerto Rican writer. She wrote the first Spanglish novel YO-YO BOING! (1998), the poetry trilogy Empire of Dreams (Yale, 1994), and the explosive new work of philosophical fiction United States of Banana, (AmazonCrossing, 2011), which chronicles the Latin American immigrant's experiences in the United States. Written in three languages, Braschi's work captures the cultural experience of nearly 50 million Hispanic Americans.

The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson. An American journalist moves to Puerto Rico to write for a newspaper. He drinks a lot and gets up to all sorts of mischief

This Spotlight on Science Writers blog post focuses on Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore, authors of Parrots Over Puerto Rico. This children's book is filled with amazing paper collages and tells the story of the Puerto Rican Parrot (and its intersections with the native Taíno people) and of the recovery effort that has brought this species back from the brink of extinction.

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