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Latino Quote of the Day – Rudy Ruiz

“I had family and deep roots on both sides of the border and my deepest instinct was always to search for ways to build bridges between our two cultures, languages and countries.”   –    Rudy Ruiz, Mexican-American author, advocate, … Continue reading

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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 – Homero Manzi

  “I know that my name will resound in the ears of my ears of my loved ones as perfectly as a   picture.   And I also know that sometimes it will cease to be a name and will … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Luis “Lucho” Herrrera

“You can walk up to almost anyone in Bogotá and strike up a detailed conversation about cycling. Taxi drivers and security guards are amazing sources of information and you can get into heated debates with them about any edition of … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Michele Serros

“Eyebrows raise when I request,’Hable mas depacio, por favor.’ My skin is brown just like theirs, but now I’m unworthy of the color ’cause I don’t speak Spanish the way I should. Then they laugh and talk about mi problema … Continue reading

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Latino Quote of the Day – Karla Lara

“It is a country that has been very silent because of a strong U.S. military presence. So we’re learning to create these political spaces now. The most important thing for people to know now is that we are organizing and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote of the Day – Angy Rivera

“There are many misconceptions about the undocumented community, one being that they don’t pay taxes. Another, that undocumented immigrants are only Mexican or align with one political party.”                     – Angy Rivera, Colombian undocumented immigrant activist.   Latino Quote Of … Continue reading

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