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By I. Rodríguez-Silva

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ISBN-13: 9781137263223

ISBN-10: 134944247X

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Silencing Race presents a old research of the development of silences surrounding problems with racial inequality, violence, and discrimination in Puerto Rico. reading the continued racialization of Puerto Rican staff, it explores the 'class-making' of race.

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The Proyecto para la abolición authors underscored several times the vital role this population (241,015) could perform in the process of abolition: They would serve as a buffer that would prevent social instability. They had proven their loyalty to the administration and had worked hard. 65 These Becoming a Free Worker in Postemancipation Puerto Rico 37 politicians did not perceive the free population as one condemned to blackness but rather as one already in the process of racial miscegenation and, consequently, whitening.

But neither conservatives nor liberals expected former slaves to redefine the notion of the free worker to their own advantage. Yet former slaves actively bargained and negotiated their contracts to accommodate their needs and those of their families. 87 The law also compensated slave owners: the government would pay 23 percent more than the standard compensation to planters whose former slaves abandoned their hacienda in search of new employers. 91 These officials were required to keep track of every liberto/a within their geographic area.

Spain’s failure to address their demands prompted diverse social groups to join forces in a separatist revolt against Spain known as the Grito de Lares (1868). Rebels were a heterogeneous group. Small coffee hacienda owners mobilized against the financing structures that tied them and made them vulnerable to Spanish merchants. The free laboring poor sought to challenge the increasing proletarianization and dispossession of land brought about by the expansion of the coffee industry. To the rebels, an increase in taxation earlier that year, while already enduring an ongoing economic crisis, confirmed once more Spain’s disregard of islanders’ needs and Spain’s disinterest in seriously transforming the colonial relationship.

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