Tag Archives: Mexican-American

Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Sergio Troncoso

 “Rich people don’t have to have a life-and-death relationship with the truth and its questions; they can ignore the truth and still thrive materially.”                      –   Sergio Troncoso, Mexican-American author. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. … Continue reading

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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™ – Luis Alberto Urrea

“Illegal Alien, adj./n.      A term by which An invading colonial force    Vilifies Indigenous cultures        By identifying them as  An invading colonial force.” –   Luis Alberto Urrea,  Mexican-American poet, novelist & essayist.   Latino … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Jorge Ramos

“Think about undocumented parents who go to work every morning not knowing whether they’ll return to see their children at night.”                                              –   Jorge Ramos, Mexican-American journalist.   Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González … 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™ – Carlos Fuentes

“Yo no soy mexicano. Yo no soy gringo. Yo no soy chicano. No soy gringo en USA y mexicano en Mexico. Soy chicano en todas partes. No tengo que asimilarme a nada. Tengo mi propia historia.”         … 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 – Juan Felipe Herrera

If your mother tells you stories, she is a poetry maker. If your father says stories, he is a poetry maker. If your grandma tells you stories, she is a poetry maker. And that’s who forms our poetics. – Juan … 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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