Monthly Archives: September 2013

Latino Quote Of The Day™ – L. Luis López

“Pile them high in Iraq and Afghanistan, Shovel them under and let me work–                         I am the worm, I devour all.                –   L. Luis López, Mexican-American poet & educator.   Latino Quote Of The Day”™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Che Guevara

“The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.”                     –  Ernesto “Che Guevara (1928-1967), Argentinean physician and revolutionary. “Latino Quote Of The Day™” is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Evelyn Arce

“My grandmother taught me the old ways by example. She would nurture sick birds back to health, do cleansing rituals with coconuts to ‘clear all the bad spirits,’ and work with medicinal plants.”  – Evelyn Arce, Chibcha/Colombian-American human rights activist. … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Ana Castillo

“It is difficult to generalize why so many Latino/as moved toward conservative … views…. for many, I believe it is basically a … matter of desiring material acquisitions. It is difficult to maintain a collective ideology in a society where … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Yoani Sánchez,

‎”Freedom is fundamentally the possibility of standing on a street corner and shouting “There is no freedom here!”    ― Yoani Sánchez, Cuban blogger/human rights activist.         Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez   … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Demetria Martinez

“Being an activist is where I find meaning. Involvement with something larger than myself compels me to write.”   –    Demetria Martinez, Mexican-American author and activist. Latino Quote Of The Day™   is curated by Bobby Gonzalez Bobby González is a nationally … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Jessie Lopez de la Cruz

“It doesn’t take courage. All it takes is standing up for what you believe in.”    –  Jessie Lopez de la Cruz (1919-2013), Chicana farm worker organizer & educator. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez Bobby … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Julian Castro

“In the end, the American dream is not a spirit, or even a marathon, but a relay. Our families don’t always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Carlos Fuentes

“Don’t classify me, read me. I’m a writer, not a genre.”             –    Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012), Mexican author. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Rubén Salazar

“Chicano meant looking at oneself through one’s ‘own’ eyes and not through Anglo bifocals.” –      Rubén Salazar (1928-1970), Chicano journalist killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War in 1970 in … Continue reading

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