Gilberto Concepción de Gracia

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Dr. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (July 9, 1909 – March 16, 1968) was a lawyer, journalist, author, politician and founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.wikipedia
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Puerto Rican Independence Party

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Dr. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (July 9, 1909 – March 16, 1968) was a lawyer, journalist, author, politician and founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.
The party was founded on 20 October 1946, by Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (1909–1968), his colleague Fernando Milán Suárez and Antonio J. González.

ILE (singer)

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He is the great uncle of maternal siblings Residente and ILE of Calle 13, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Backstage, Flor Joglar de Gracia, mother of ILE and Residente, revealed to Miranda their connection to Gilberto Concepción de Gracia, founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Residente

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He is the great uncle of maternal siblings Residente and ILE of Calle 13, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Backstage, Flor Joglar de Gracia, mother of Residente and little sister ILE, revealed to Miranda their connection to Gilberto Concepción de Gracia, founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

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He is the great uncle of maternal siblings Residente and ILE of Calle 13, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Backstage, the mother of Residente and ILE revealed their connection to Gilberto Concepción de Gracia, founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Pedro Albizu Campos

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In 1936, at the age of 25, he moved to New York to represent Pedro Albizu Campos and other members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, who were jailed and appealing their case.
In 1937, a group of lawyers, including a young Gilberto Concepción de Gracia, appealed the case, but the Boston Court of Appeals, which held appellate jurisdiction, upheld the verdict.

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Lawyer

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Dr. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (July 9, 1909 – March 16, 1968) was a lawyer, journalist, author, politician and founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Journalist

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Dr. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (July 9, 1909 – March 16, 1968) was a lawyer, journalist, author, politician and founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Politician

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Dr. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia (July 9, 1909 – March 16, 1968) was a lawyer, journalist, author, politician and founder of the Puerto Rican Independence Party.

Calle 13 (band)

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He is the great uncle of maternal siblings Residente and ILE of Calle 13, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Vega Alta, Puerto Rico

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Concepción de Gracia was born in the town of Vega Alta, Puerto Rico to Ceferino Concepción Álvarez and Carmen de Gracia Toro.

José de Diego

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There he attended José de Diego elementary school in his hometown of Vega Alta and "Central High School" in Santurce, a district of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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There he attended José de Diego elementary school in his hometown of Vega Alta and "Central High School" in Santurce, a district of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Law

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After he graduated from high school, he continued his academic education studies and earned a bachelors and later master's degree in Law and Public Administration from the University of Puerto Rico. He earned a doctorate in Law from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Public administration

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After he graduated from high school, he continued his academic education studies and earned a bachelors and later master's degree in Law and Public Administration from the University of Puerto Rico.

University of Puerto Rico

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After he graduated from high school, he continued his academic education studies and earned a bachelors and later master's degree in Law and Public Administration from the University of Puerto Rico.

Doctorate

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He earned a doctorate in Law from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

George Washington University Law School

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He earned a doctorate in Law from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

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He earned a doctorate in Law from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

New York City

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In 1936, at the age of 25, he moved to New York to represent Pedro Albizu Campos and other members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, who were jailed and appealing their case.

Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico

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In 1936, at the age of 25, he moved to New York to represent Pedro Albizu Campos and other members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, who were jailed and appealing their case.

Hispanic

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Concepción de Gracia remained in New York, defending the civil rights of Hispanic workers and other minorities.

Member of Congress

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He befriended the like-minded congressman Vito Marcantonio, and took the editorship of a newspaper called La Voz ("The Voice").

Vito Marcantonio

He befriended the like-minded congressman Vito Marcantonio, and took the editorship of a newspaper called La Voz ("The Voice").

Spanish literature

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Concepción de Gracia later became a professor of Hispanic literature at Middlebury College in Vermont.