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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Dr. Antonia Pantoja

“Somehow I learned that I belonged with my people and that I had a responsibility to contribute to them. I will participate in changing the situations of injustice and inequality that I encounter because they deny people their rights and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

“Nightmares are for people who refuse to listen to their hearts. People who have lost their way, who are hollow. Fear slips into those hollow places. It is the very emptiness that draws the fear.”                     –   Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa, Puerto … 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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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Julia Migenes

“If you start feeling victimized you open a door to be less strong. If you don’t feel victimized and say “˜that’s life’ you can follow a dream.” – Julia Migenes, Puerto Rican/Greek opera singer. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Helen Chavez

“My husband spent his life fighting for dignity for all people. César was one of the first civil rights leaders to speak out for gays and lesbians, because he understood that you can’t demand equality for your own people while … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Martha Cotera

“We found out very early, as is usually the case in life with women, that we ended up doing all of the logistical work, getting everything together, doing organizing and the nut bolts kinds of things. The guys did a … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Adelfa Callejo

“In my family, it was un-American to not protest.”             –  Adelfa Callejo (1923-2014), Mexican-American lawyer & civil rights activist. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Carlos Cooks

“The Negro’s hair has more sense than the Negro. After two or three weeks under the conks and the hot comb applications, the hair says, ‘To hell with this. I am going back to Africa.’ and it goes back to … Continue reading

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Latino Quote of the Day™ – José Ángel Gutiérrez

“Where have all the Chicanos gone?…. Latinos must search out their historical roots and prepare a long-term strategic plan.” – José Ángel Gutiérrez, Mexican-American professor and writer. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González is … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Esmeralda Santiago

“I learned you pay for your happiness. That’s why I don’t expect to be happy all the time. I’d rather be surprised by one moment every so often to remind me that joy is possible, even if I have to … Continue reading

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