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I’ll tell all of you the truth: I wrote Superheroes in Spanish originally. The English version I posted a few days ago I like, but I have a special connection with the original language. 655 more words


Latino Quote of the Day - Rudy Ruiz

“I had family and deep roots on both sides of the border and my deepest instinct was always to search for ways to build bridges between our two cultures, languages and countries.”   –    Rudy Ruiz, Mexican-American author, advocate, social entrepreneur.  77 more words

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How '50s James Dean Movie Dared Show Racism Against Mexican Americans

PBS is broadcasting a documentary on the making of the movie Giant. Giant starred a few Hollywood greats from yesteryear:  James Dean, Rock Hudson and Elizabeth Taylor. 89 more words

Chicanas And Chicanos In Film

Weekend Fun: Hispanic Heritage Fest + Pali Lookout

We had a wonderful three-day weekend full of relaxation, food, music, beautiful views and cool breezes. The weather has been a few degrees lower (Hallelujah!), and the trade winds are back too which made for a very comfortable time. 135 more words

Life In Hawaii

Hispanic Heritage Month: On Being Mexican American

Having grown up in the military community and being exposed to so many different cultures in so many different places, I think many of us military brats are naturally intrigued by race and race-relations. 868 more words