Tag Archives: Chicana

Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Rachel McKibbens

“I stand around in dark alleys, praying to get victimized. No good poem is bloodless.”                          – Rachel McKibbens Chicana poet, playwright, activist.   Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González is a nationally known … 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™ – Linda Escalante

“It is time for younger Latinos to step into their role as the next generation of American environmental stewards because despite the passing of time, generations and borders, our respect and love for “mother earth” is a value that we … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Milagros Peña

 “..nosotros los Chicanos straddle the borderlands… deep in our hears we believe that being Mexican has nothing to do with which country one live in. Being Mexican is a state of soul- not one of citizenship” –  Milagros  Peña, Chicana scholar, author, … Continue reading

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Latino Quote of the Day – Naomi Helena Quiñonez

“An eye dark as shadows/that bury the temples  deep in the image of reflected haze.  Still wet from waters of Aztec baptismal  an ancient face lingers at the edge of my soul.”                  – Naomi Helena Quiñonez, mestiza poet and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Dolores Delgado Bernal

“However, many of our ancestors were both the colonizers and the colonized. We embody immensely conflicting cultures.” – Dolores Delgado Bernal, Chicana scholar. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Josefina Lopez

“I was always told Oh you have such a beautiful face but if you lost twenty pounds you’d be very beautiful. And I always wanted to say %$#% you! Because beauty isn’t about your weight it is about your essence.” … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Maria Figueroa

“Five-hundred-plus years of colonization have left a people, Native American (Chicanas and Chicanos included), searching for roots in the land once rightfully theirs.” – Maria Figueroa, Mexican-American professor/poet. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Inés Talamantez

“The ancestors knew we were coming They left work for us Now we carry their wisdom forward. Know who you are, sabe quien eres Know your land, conoce tu tierra Learn your language, aprende tu idioma” – Inés Talamantez, Mescalero … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Gloria Anzaldua

“I am visible–see this Indian face–yet I am invisible. I both blind them with my beak nose and am their blind spot. But I exist, we exist. They’d like to think I have melted in the pot. But I haven’t. … Continue reading

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