Voces&Blogs

23. Rezar por cucharas: Prayers for the Stolen de Jennifer Clement 23. Rezar por cucharas: <em>Prayers for the Stolen</em> de Jennifer Clement Voces&Blogs Apr 17th Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny 50 LIBROS/ 50 BOOKS: Mujeres y sus historias “We were like rabbits that hid when there was a hungry stray dog  in the field, a dog that cannot close his mouth…” Jennifer Clement   Recién terminé de leer Prayers for the......Read More
You read me right. We abhorred Salvadorans 23. Rezar por cucharas: <em>Prayers for the Stolen</em> de Jennifer Clement Voces&Blogs Apr 11th Hispanic Link By Kay Bárbaro D.C.’s SALVADORAN INGREDIENT: Salvadorans now comprise 40% of the still-small Hispanic population (9%) here in the nation’s capital, with next-to-no local political influence. At the Democratic mayoral candidate......Read More
South by Southwest (SXSW) sounds a double vibe — the frightening and the fantastic South by Southwest (SXSW) sounds a double vibe — the frightening and the fantastic Voces&Blogs Apr 11th Andrea Vargas Trust (the band) performing at SXSW 2014. Photo credit: Andrea Vargas AUSTIN – The smell of booze, sweat and vomit grow stronger as I get closer to 6th street, which is the city’s urban core located downtown that is historical......Read More
El enredo de Obamacare en Texas me está ahogando y sigo sin seguro médico South by Southwest (SXSW) sounds a double vibe — the frightening and the fantastic Voces&Blogs Apr 10th Karina Moreno EL PASO — Tras la extensión de días para inscribirse a el famoso Obamacare, aún sigo en busca de una buen seguro médico que pueda cubrirme.En mi búsqueda de algo “bueno, bonito y barato” he tenido varias dificultades. Soy......Read More
22. Ru, Kim Thúy 22. Ru, Kim Thúy Voces&Blogs Apr 4th Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny 50 LIBROS/ 50 BOOKS: Mujeres y sus historias “We often forget about the existence of all those women who carried Vietnam on their backs while their husbands and sons carried weapons on theirs”. Kim Thúy EL PASO — En francés,......Read More
Tim Wise — The white perspective on racial discrimination Tim Wise — The white perspective on racial discrimination Voces&Blogs Apr 3rd Benjamin Woolridge Antiracist activist Tim Wise. (©Borderzine.com) Photo credit: Luis HernandezEL PASO — My curiosity as to what an antiracist activist was compelled me to attend an open lecture given by writer and scholar Tim Wise. I sat......Read More
Documental vuelve a encender debate sobre la muerte de Rubén Salazar Documental vuelve a encender debate sobre la muerte de Rubén Salazar Featured Mar 28th Hispanic Link By Kay Bárbaro Read this story in English WASHINGTON — A pesar de la convicción declarada del productor de Hollywood, Phillip Rodríguez, con respecto a que el homicidio de Rubén Salazar, director de noticias de KMEX TV (Los Ángeles),......Read More
21. La ridícula idea de no volver a verte, Rosa Montero 21. <em>La ridícula idea de no volver a verte</em>, Rosa Montero Voces&Blogs Mar 27th Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny 50 LIBROS/ 50 BOOKS: Mujeres y sus historias “Esto es lo primero que te golpea en un duelo: la incapacidad de pensarlo y de admitirlo”. Rosa Montero EL PASO — Mi hermano murió en octubre del año pasado. Esta se siente como......Read More
Documentary revives debate over Rubén Salazar’s death Documentary revives debate over Rubén Salazar’s death News Features Mar 27th Hispanic Link By Kay Bárbaro Lea esta historia en español WASHINGTON — In spite of independent Hollywood producer Phillip Rodríguez’s stated belief that the killing of KMEX-TV (Los Angeles) news director Rubén Salazar 44 years ago was accidental,......Read More
Honoring our past to inspire our future: Rubén Salazar Honoring our past to inspire our future:  Rubén Salazar Featured Mar 21st Stacey Sowards EL PASO — UTEP’s Centennial is an important time to look back at the past, reflect how we got to where we are today, and honor those who carried the torch but could not be here to celebrate with us.  PBS’ documentary Ruben......Read More