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The following are picures from the memorial event honoring Don Pedro Albizu Campos. This was held on the anniversary of his death. He was a Harvard educated, Puerto Rican attorney and politician, and was also a leading figure in the Puerto Rican movement towards independence.

Some of the attendees at the event you will see pictured in the album. Of those was Nelson Denis; attorney, author, and former assemblyman, Nelson has recently published a bok entitiled "War Against All Puerto Ricans"m which gives a factual account of Puerto Rico's hisotry, and its downfall as a result of imperial rule.

Also pictured is Ricardo Jimenez, Puerto Rican political prisoner. He offered insight into his experiences while in prison for 18 years, as well as the shortcomings of the US Justice system.

The event was a great celebration or Don Pedro Albizu Campos and his accomplishments. The music and speeches were captivating and paid testament to the leader Don Pedro was.