The Voces (Voices) Oral History Project at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, was created by Dr. Maggie Rivas Rodríguez and has now recorded more than 800 oral histories of Latino veterans of World War II and the Korean War. “Meet Julian González” is one of these oral histories. It recounts. first hand, the invasion on D-Day of France by Allied Forces. Latinopia is proud to feature this oral history as a “Latinopia Showcase.”
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By Harry Gamboa Jr. on December 1, 2013
WHITEWASH During the late 20th Century, the following anonymous graffiti was spray painted across Southern California on surfaces of numerous buildings, sidewalks, freeways, freestanding structures, trees, picture windows, various motor vehicles, and official sites: I love your tears when they splash against the emptiness of your insincerity. You mean nothing to me now that I [...]
By JT on September 22, 2010
Latinopia Food La Tamalada from Latinopia.com on Vimeo. Every Christmas Diane Velarde Hernández celebrates, as do many Latinos, with the making of tamales. This tradition of friends and family working together to make tamales is known as “La Tamalada.”
By Tia Tenopia on April 14, 2011
Welcome to another visit with Cocina Hernández. As Easter approaches Latinopia thought it would be fun to find out how to cook a favorite Lenten food prepared in Latino households throughout the United States, the popular bread pudding known as “Capirotada.” Enjoy Diane Velarde Hernández’s family recipe!