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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 5.03.15 “REACHING HIGH”

Reaching High This tree is in front of my neighbor and it’s always calling my attention. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart). … [Read more...]

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JULIO MEDINA’S SERENDIPITY 4.26.15 “THE FUTURE IS SKATING”

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELIPE 4.19.15 “A MODEST PROPOSAL”

A MODEST PROPOSAL There was a time when most Americans and most American educators believed that the purpose of American education was to prepare students for life. Alas, life has become more … [Read more...]

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SOUTH BAY COMPASS 4.05.15 “MAQUILADORA TOUR”

MAQUILADORA TOUR. Each month, Enrique Davalos, a professor at City College, gives a tour along the U.S.-Mexico border of the Tijuana Maquiladoras. A social activist tour, Enrique as well as … [Read more...]

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LA BURUNDANGA DEL ZOCOTROCO 4.12.15 “GENÉTICA,MENTIRAS E IDENTIDAD”

Genética, Mentiras e Identidad Este zocotroco en su vejez se empecina en conservar un lado ingenuo, crédulo y romántico, en conflicto con la suspicacia, la desconfianza y el cinismo que también … [Read more...]

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELIPE 3.29.15 “A MORE PERFECT UNION?”

A MORE PERFECT UNION—DOES IT INCLUDE HISPANICS? Like ever other y country in the world, the United States is a work in progress. Every day the nation confronts new and unique problems, … [Read more...]

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MIRÁNDOLO BIEN with EDUARDO DÍAZ 3.24.15 “THE GREATEST GENERATION”

IN THE SHADOW OF THE GREATEST GENERATION. Magdaleno (Leno) Díaz passed way on February 10, 2015, at the age of 95. His passing gave me pause to contemplate the significance and impact of what is … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 3.23.15 “DRIVE HOME”

Drive Home. On a drive home with a sunset in the distant. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart). … [Read more...]

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TALES OF TORRES 3.15.15 “CUBA AND FIDEL”

Who woulda thunk it? First, the Berlin Wall comes down and now they’re planning to open a United States Embassy in Havana! And the Cubans will open an official embassy in Washington, D.C. Years ago … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 3.15.15 “DESPICABLE, COWARDLY ACT”

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BURUNDANGA BORICUA DEL ZOCOTROCO 3.08.15 “LA PATRIA -SEGUNDA PARTE”

Parte II La segunda mitad del Siglo XX y lo que va del XXI, la política en Puerto Rico ha estado dominada por el asunto del status y la controversia en torno a la Constitución del Estado Libre … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA GUEST BLOG MARGARITO J. GARCIA III “AFRO-MESOAMERICANS PART TWO”

AFRO-MESOAMERICANS PART II As I have mentioned in previous writings, nothing validates more what I do through my own writings than the responses I get from my readers about my writings. Such … [Read more...]

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SOUTH BAY COMPASS with BARBARA ZARAGOZA 3.01.15 “BORDER ANGELS”

Border Angels Border Angels is an organization that advocates for migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border seeking better lives. Volunteers have placed water in the desert where migrants … [Read more...]

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BURUNDANGA BORICUA DEL ZOCOTROCO 2.22.15 “LA PATRIA – PRIMERA PARTE”

El siguiente ensayo consiste de cuatro partes que exploran: el sentimiento patrio, la relación colonial de Puerto Rico y los Estados Unidos de Norte América, el Estado Libre Asociado, y el caso de … [Read more...]

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YOGA TALK WITH JULIE CARMEN 2.15.15 “COBRA POSE”

Julie Carmen  ( http://www.juliecarmenactress.com/ )  is an accomplished actress, licensed family therapist and yoga therapist. In this continuing monthly blog “Yoga Talk With Julie Carmen,” Julie … [Read more...]

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TALES OF TORRES 02.15.15. “TORTILLAS IN OUTER SPACE”

The Humble Mexican Tortilla is a Staple in Outer Space In the fall of 1979 I found it nearly impossible to find tortillas in New York City. But today tortillas are ubiquitous. Heck, tortillas … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 2.15.15 “REFLECTIONS TWO”

Reflections Two. Enjoyed these ripples and reflections in the Echo Park Lake. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart). … [Read more...]