THE ROLE OF PUERTO RICO-AMERICAN IN REDUCING RACIALISM IN UNITED STATES
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America is a nation, which is built from many ethnic groups. This condition makes America and surely among most multiethnic nation in the world, persistence of both “nationalism” and racism is clearly present. Nationalism and racism are also evident in the mounting resistance to non-white migrants across the entire country. Among those ethnic groups, there is one which has a very special color. The Puerto Ricans, although they already living far away from their motherland, they still keep the same way of life just like they were living in the island. They able to live together with both colors resident, Blacks and Whites, especially in 1960s. They become the bridges to connect between the upper class and the lower class of society. Beside that they still preserver their native culture in United States.