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Close up of a sculpture in progress depicting the legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer Ismael Rivera also known as "Maelo" and "el sonero mayor"

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A sculpture in progress depicting the legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer Ismael Rivera also known as "Maelo" and "el sonero mayor", seen on the Calle Calma neighborhood tour on Day 1 of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Puerto Rican flag painted on the door of an abandoned and destroyed structure in Adjuntas.

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Mural of a jíbaro on the ruins of a structure in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico.

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Mural of a jíbaro and door painted as a Puerto Rican flag, on a destroyed and abandoned structure.

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The Puerto Rican flag appeared on many murals and pieces of street art seed throughout the one week trip Raíces made in January 2018, four months after Hurricane Maria.

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Mural along Rt 2 in Toa Alta that reads “Un árbol es tan fuerte como sus RAÍCES…Yo sé, donde estan las mias…Y TÚ???”, meaning “A tree is as strong as its roots. I know where my roots are…do you?”.

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Mural of a jíbaro, or farmer from the mountains on the ruins of building.

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“Raíces” painted on the Raritan River Art Walk by Albus Cavus founder and artist Peter Krsko at the 2010 Spring Jam, a collaborative community event that fused a variety of forms of art, culture, education and community. The Raritan River Art Walk…

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Raíces 2010 Intern Sean Battle performed at Monster Jam as president and member of Rutgers University student club Verbal Mayhem. This was the first collaboration between Raíces and Sean. He would later go on to compose and perform original poetry…

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Temporary mural created by an unknown artist on the Raritan River Art Walk during the Streets2k9 Festival event, depicting a samba drummer.
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