Soñia Escot is a journalism major completing her senior year at the University of Texas at Austin. She participated in the 2012 VOCES Oral History Editing Contest sponsored by the Journalism Department at UT Austin under the leadership of Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez. Latinopia is proud to showcase Soñia’s documentary on Erasmo López, a veteran of World War Two and Korea.
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By Tia Tenopia on December 2, 2012
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS ART SALES There are many art sales afoot in most cities. Here are just a few. Why purchase corporate made gifts when you can give something personal. Buy original art by Latino artists! HECHO A MANO MADE BY HAND Handmade crafts and arts for sale by local artists. Through December 22nd HECHO [...]
By Luis R. Torres on December 8, 2013
THE YEAR IN REVIEW. This year is drawing to a close. What kind of a year has it been for Latinos here in what 1960s African American activist Frank Greenwood referred to as “the Land of the Free and the Home of the Slave?” A mixed year, sin duda. Some successes. Some failures. Lots of [...]
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 [...]