Commemorating El Grito de Jayuya

Nelson Denis_War Against All Puerto RicansJoin Rev. Dr. Samuel Cruz as he discusses the groundbreaking new book, War Against All Puerto Ricans with its author Nelson Denis on Friday, October 30. The program begins at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sunset Park located at 411 46th St, Brooklyn, New York 11220.


It is an unflinching account of the gunfights, prison riots, political intrigue, FBI and CIA covert activity, and mass hysteria that accompanied this tumultuous period in Puerto Rican history.
Photo exhibit of El Grito de Jayuyas uprising of October 30th 1950 from the archives of Noticias El Mundo.


The Jayuya Uprising, also known as the Jayuya Revolt or El Grito de Jayuya, was a Puerto Rican Nationalist revolt that took place on October 30, 1950, in the town of Jayuya, Puerto Rico. The revolt, led by Blanca Canales, was one of the multiple revolts that occurred throughout Puerto Rico on that day against the Puerto Rican government supported by the United States.


Watch this short video on El Grito de Jayuya:

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