Tag Archives: Nuyorican.
“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
“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
“We don’t want half measures, we demand an amnesty, the immediate and unconditional legalization of the 12 million undocumented workers who work in this country.” – Nativo Lopez, Chicano immigrant rights activist. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated … Continue reading
“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
“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
“I don’t believe in angels but the moon is now dead for me. The last glass of wine is gone before the thirst I’m suffering from. The blue grass lost its way running away from your sails.” – Roque Dalton … Continue reading
“In strength, the Garífuna community fought the French and the English. In strength, the Garífuna community in Honduras fought to defend the – country against invasion and, in strength, the Garífuna community fights today to defend our land.” – Carla … Continue reading