iOS app Android app

Cultural Pride

Why We Must Tell Our Own Stories

Diriye Osman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Diriye Osman

I was offering a window into the lives of young people who happen to be African and gay in the midst of considerable hostility, but still managing to hang on to their identity.

The Great Roberto Clemente

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 02.27.2013 | Home
Jose Antonio Tijerino

This is a story I wrote for my daughter when she was scared of going to kindergarten a couple of years ago ... I wanted to post it as a tribute to Roberto Clemente, a great ballplayer but greater man who died 40 years ago helping the earthquake victims in my birthplace of Nicaragua.

In the Black: Should There Be a Latino Version of the Empowerment Experiment?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Cubias

For the most part, we Hispanics simply want others to know that we are part of U.S. culture. Any Latino who has ever been told, "You look American" knows what I'm talking about.