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Sotero Figueroa Hernández
One of the most tireless defenders of independence for Puerto Rico under Spanish colonial rule, Sotero Figueroa was a mulatto artisan who, in addition to working as a typographer, was also a journalist, poet and playwright.
Creator of the concept of negritud, with the help of his lifelong Senegalese friend, Leopold Sedar Senghor, who later became president of that African country.
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Objetos con historia: la Colección Teodoro Vidal Santoni