Tag Archives: Boricua.
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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