— Hey, hippie girl, you Mexican? On both sides? — Front & back, I say. —...– Sandra Cisneros “Caramelo” (via honeybrown)
Black, Latino, Native American, and many Asian youth are portrayed as the...– Angela Davis Excerpt from “Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex” (via rootsdeep)
Why PETA Latino Doesn't Make Sense (Analysis) →
latinosexuality: ya’ll. ya’ll. !!!
Why Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" Video Makes Me...
jazzylittledrops: So this video started going around my facebook today, with about a dozen of my female friends sharing the link with comments like, and “Everyone needs to see this”, and “All girls should watch this,” and “This made me cry.” And I’m not trying to shame those girls! I definitely understand why they would do so. And I don’t want to be a killjoy. But as I clicked the link and...
Queer by choice →
Queer by Choice Anita Tijerina Revilla, PhD University of Nevada, Las Vegas Anita.Revilla@unlv.edu
Chicana lesbian, Leti Gomez, pushed back against... →
On Friday March 29th, The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP), a D.C.-area organization that documents and archives the history of LGBT Latinos, honored Gomez at its second annual Women’s History Month celebration, ”Mujeres en el Movimiento.” “I was very touched and honored. It’s the first time I’ve been recognized and honored by a group of mujeres Latinas, so that was very special to me,” Gomez...
Exclusive: Allan Nairn Exposes Role of U.S. and... →
In 1982, investigative journalist Allan Nairn interviewed a Guatemalan general named “Tito” on camera during the height of the indigenous massacres. It turns out the man was actually Otto PÃ©rez Molina, the current Guatemalan president. We air the original interview footage and speak to Nairn about the U.S. role backing the Guatemalan dictatorship. Last week, Nairn flew to Guatemala...
Confidence is being able to say ‘Fuck you, I’m the shit’ without opening your...– Tati-Ana Mercedes (via spheress)
Who is Danger Woman??: Protest at ASDB →
protestaz: Students at the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind (ASDB) have been protesting since Thursday (4/18/13). The current superintendent Robert Hill has fired teacher Richard Layton and executive director Nancy Amann with no reason given. In addition, a well loved agricultural…