LATINO VOICES
06/09/2014 09:22 am ET Updated Jun 20, 2014

This Is What Puerto Rican Pride Looks Like

Boricua pride took over New York City's 5th avenue on Sunday, as the Puerto Rican Day Parade danced by, with blaring horns, a multitude of live bands and a sea of red-white-and-blue flags with a single star. For those who couldn't be there, this is what it looked like.

  • 1 There was a lot of dancing
  • 2 Music filled the air
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  • 4 Along with shouts of 'BORICUAAAAAAA!!!'
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  • 5 Flags everywhere
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  • 7 Beauty queens floated by
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  • 8 The kids were out
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  • 9 And they're proud of their heritage
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  • 11 Abuelitas showed up too
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  • 12 And the generations in between
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  • 16 They called for the freedom of Oscar López
    Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned for 33 years. The Parade leaders made the call for his release one of the event's main themes this year.
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