Tag Archives: brothers and sisters

On the discourse between latinos, hispanos, chicanos or whatever you have chosen to call us, and the rest of the people in the United States of America

First of all, let me explain to you that America is not a country. This is a fight that I have been engaged in since I first came to the US and was told by a racist parent in my … Continue reading

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El día internacional de la mujer/ International Women’s Day

El día internacional de la mujer se celebra a través del mundo, si bien poca gente en los Estados Unidos lo conoce o celebra. Conmemoramos, entre otras cosas, la muerte de más de 146 obreras jóvenes en el fatídico fuego … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust, an explanation for whatever friends I have left in this election

I am doing my nightly crying bit by watching our fan-created, Bernie Sanders videos, from people like us, people who suffer and who have lost friends and family, and who have seen people deported just because, and people who die … Continue reading

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Women hold up half the sky… a meditation on women’s rights and issues

We are living in a world that is ever more disrespectful and abusive of women’s rights and issues.  In our current scene of politicians who pander to the lowest common denominator to blast and blaspheme against the birthing half of humanity, … Continue reading

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Immigration in troubled times and cold days

December 5th WCDF Vigil Vigilia del 5 de diciembre en el Centro de Detención Held by Lacey Hunter with the help of Kristi Laughlin and Silvia A. Brandon Pérez as music leader – celebrada por Lacey Hunter con la ayuda … Continue reading

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The injustice of an imperial system

On May 28, 2010, a longtime resident of San Diego, Anastasio Hernández Rojas,was brutally beaten, shot repeatedly with a Taser and killed by border patrol agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. As happens these days, eyewitnesses recorded the … Continue reading

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Why I don’t celebrate “Labor Day” in September

The real Labor Day is on May 1st, also known as International Worker’s Day, and it is celebrated as “Labor Day” in more than 80 countries throughout the world. The celebration is based, of course, on the labor movement in … Continue reading

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