As they spend more and more time together their friendship subtly transforms, evoking that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling that only a first crush can. It's a beautifully told almost-love story set to the music of local ska bands, the melancholy vocals of Carla Morrison, and other genre-remixing Latino artists.
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As a woman, I especially enjoyed the strong matriarch role of Ultima's love and its empowering effect on her grandchildren.
I think it's time to snap out of this crusty old thinking, and it might be a healthy idea for us to evaluate whether or not we are becoming blind sheep. Life-giving blood is constantly on the move in our veins, but do we act like it? Should we not be more alive, passionate and become a positive source of energy?
There is someone whispering in a millionaire's ear telling him that George P. Bush will win Latinos over to the GOP. He just needs to remember one important thing: This ain't his granddaddy's Texas.
At lectures, I'm often asked by teachers to recommend course materials in Latino Studies. One strategy that worked for me was to use films. Here are ten titles that worked for me.
was literally backed into a corner of the exhibition by three large scary braided-armpit-hair Chicanas wearing overalls. They reminded me of my Aunt Bolita, somebody you would never want to mess with in life. "Where's all the political art!!"