Monthly Archives: March 2014

Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Cherrie Moraga

“Fundamentally, I started writing to save my life. I see the same impulse in my students-the dark, the queer, the mixed-blood, the violated-turning to the written page with a relentless passion, a drive to avenge their own silence, invisibility, and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Francisca Fores

“Chicanas can no longer remain in a subservient role or as auxiliary forces in the Chicano movement. The must be included in the front line of communication, leadership and organizational responsibility…. The issue of equality freedom, and self-determination of the … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day – Rarámuri People

“When you run on the earth and run with the earth, you can run for ever.” – aphorism of the Rarámuri, indigenous people of Mexico. 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™ – Iris Gomez

“Latinos don’t seek treatment for an emotional condition that will cause a breadwinner to lose his job….It’s a cultural taboo, complicated by fear of losing a green card, and mistrustful of government agencies that might help them.” – Iris Gomez, … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Rigoberto González

“I am the son of an undocumented worker who was also illiterate. I grew up painfully aware of my mother’s limitations (and courage) and became determined to take advantage of the opportunities she didn’t have.” – Rigoberto González, Mexican-American writer/educator. … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

“I am Joaquín. The odds are great. But my spirit is strong, My faith unbreakable. My blood is pure. I am Aztec prince and Christian Christ. I SHALL ENDURE! I WILL ENDURE!” – Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales (1928-2005) Chicano boxer, poet … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Ted Hendricks

“My roots are in the banyan trees…My cousin owns a rum factory in Quezaltenango. Each city has its different costume…the beauty there…. I get excited just thinking about it.” – Ted Hendricks, Guatemalan-American former National Football League player. Latino Quote … Continue reading

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