William Ruiz video interview and biography

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William Ruiz video interview and biography

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William “Ninja” Ruiz is the brother of Mildred Ruiz-Sapp of Universes and they grew up in New York City on the Lower East Side. He earned his BA in Theatre at Bard College where he also studied poetry. Today he makes his home in Santurce, Puerto Rico and is a leading member of the Universes Theatre Ensemble. Universes is a New York-based theatre group that fuses poetry, jazz, hip hop, politics, blues and Spanish boleros to create its own productions which are performed on and off Broadway, nationally and internationally. One of their most recent productions is “Party People” (2012) which is primarily about the Black Panther Party and the Young Lords.

Coverage

2012-07-07

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Jiménez, José, 1948-

Identifier

RHC-65_Ruiz_William

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video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-05-10

Título

William Ruiz vídeo entrevista y biografía

Sujetos

Young Lords (Organización)
Puertorriqueños--Estados Unidos
Derechos civiles--Estados Unidos--Historia
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Puertorriqueños--Relatos personales
Justicia social
Activistas comunitarios--Illinois--Chicago
Puertorriqueños--Nueva York (N.Y.)
Artes, Puertorriqueños--Illinois--Chicago
Partido Pantera Negra

Citation

Ruiz, William, “William Ruiz video interview and biography,” Digital Collections, accessed January 17, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/24621.
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