Who Am I?


1. During the 1900’s-1920’s, I worked as a labor organizer in Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Florida and New York City. I organized farmworkers and cigar workers to stand up for their rights and fight for minimum wage laws in the Caribbean and the United States.

2. I was an early advocate for women’s rights in Puerto Rico. While living in New York City during the 1910’s, I also ran a vegetarian restaurant.

3. I was the first woman in both Puerto Rico and Cuba to wear pants in public. In 1915, I was arrested by the Cuban government for wearing pants.

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ANSWER: Luisa Capetillo

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