Where the islands meet...: Junot Diaz on Writing... →
diasporadash: Do you feel a responsibility as a writer to remember in your work what history wants to forget? “Me personally, in many ways, I come out of a history of such profound erasure and silence and evasion and trauma, you know, whether it’s like the deep history of the African…
Reclaiming the Latina tag: 'An Introduction to... →
lati-negros: This brief monograph discusses the works of ten writers from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Uruguay, and Ecuador. Their work is quoted extensively, in both Spanish and English. The book discusses the major themes of their work, and meditates on…
Anonymous asked: I've been following your personal and was wondering where all have you traveled?
writeswrongs: Hi, just your local Mayan here reminding you the world isn’t ending tomorrow. Also, that Mayans still exist. And finally, that we have a language that is still spoken, and written, and that our science and other studies have developed with time and we’re not some stone age group of savages carving shit into rocks for all eternity just so some iztacchuatl will find it and tell...
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Where the islands meet...: The Horrible Truth →
derrsheblows: Puerto Rico blames everything on the government wether it be PNP or PPD. If someone dies, we blame the government, if theirs a shooting, we blame the government—if your cat dies, hell, blame the government. We live in terror everyday, there’s not a day where at least 3 people… Not that I have any experience on this (Puerto Rico), but being around my puerto rican...
Quentin Tarantino on the Drug War: "It's Just...
univisionnews: By TED HESSON In an interview about his latest flick, Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino compared the drug war to slavery in its effects: “This whole thing of this ‘war on drugs’ and the mass incarcerations that have happened pretty much for the last 40 years has just decimated the black male population,” Tarantino said on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. “It’s slavery, it...
Anonymous asked: Jenni Rivera died today in a tragic plane crash :(
Y después de un tiempo, uno aprende que si es demasiado, hasta el calorcito del...– Jorge Luís Borges. (via nekrolady)
dreaminginspanish: theuntitledmag: Sandra Cisneros in conversation with Hector Tobar (No captions available) Video from a Live Talks Los Angeles event featuring Sandra Cisneros in conversation with Hector Tobar. Held at Track 16 at Bergamot Station on Oct 10, 2012. For more info on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit: livetalksla.org The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street...
What is interesting, is that the Frida Kahlo venerated by American feminists is...– Coco Fusco on her Amerindians piece from 1992 with Guillermo Gómez-Peña (via mayalikeskafka) Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gómez-Peña by Anna Johnson, BOMB 42/Winter 1993, ART Interview/performance [bombsite.com] (via tortillachronicles)