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Privilege

This weekend I went to a retreat with my colleagues to this amazing barn in Wisconsin. The barn was built by the legendary Professor, Dr. Koval, a well-known Chicago activist and co-editor of the book, “The New Chicago.” Before we started our discussion and brainstormed, we watched a documentary called “Cracking the Codes.” ( 684 more words

Culture

Everything and Nothing

Being Cuban-American means everything… and nothing at the same time. For those of us who came when we were very young children, we cannot remember our homeland. 138 more words

Acculturation

"YOU BETTER BEAT HIS ASS"

We lived on 23rd street in Park Slope, Brooklyn and life was pretty close knit. All the families that lived on my block were straight from Puerto Rico. 1,279 more words

Gay

Puerto Rican Day Parade Invades Philadelphia

On Sunday September 28th Philadelphia’s annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway took place, welcoming people of Latino heritage from all around Philadelphia for a day of fun and celebration. 83 more words

Philadelphia

SAFE Weekly Newsletter 9/20/14

Standing Against Foreclosure & Eviction

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

September 20, 2014

HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT! 1,101 more words

Government

Court Won't Reconsider Morgan Hill School's US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De Mayo

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A federal appeals court won’t reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school’s decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out. 109 more words

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