Aug 28, 2014

If Latinos Said The Stuff White People Say

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Aug 28, 2014

Aug 27, 2014

US embraces Cuban refugees while deporting undocumented Central Americans

badass-bharat-deafmuslim-artista:

USA the hypocrite (as usual)

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Aug 27, 2014
My father broke my heart long before any boy had the chance to.
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Aug 27, 2014
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
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Aug 27, 2014
reclaimingthelatinatag:

Isabella’s Hair and How She Learned to Love It is a children’s book by New York author of Afro-Boricua descent, Marshalla Soriano Ramos.
Ramos, who is also an English as a Second Language teacher, poet and Mom, wrote Isabella”s Hair and How She Learned to Love It “out of a desire to respond to the issues surrounding self image within the Afro-Latino community and to contribute to multi-cultural protagonists being represented in children’s literature” [x].

Above picture courtesy of WordPress blog Festival AfroLatino de Nueva York.

reclaimingthelatinatag:

Isabella’s Hair and How She Learned to Love It is a children’s book by New York author of Afro-Boricua descent, Marshalla Soriano Ramos.

Ramos, who is also an English as a Second Language teacher, poet and Mom, wrote Isabella”s Hair and How She Learned to Love It “out of a desire to respond to the issues surrounding self image within the Afro-Latino community and to contribute to multi-cultural protagonists being represented in children’s literature” [x].

Above picture courtesy of WordPress blog Festival AfroLatino de Nueva York.

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Aug 27, 2014

partyinthenunnery:

"Get to know your own cha-cha"- Sophia Burset

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Aug 27, 2014

lookdifferentmtv:

YES to all of this! The always inspiring Laverne Cox on the VMA red carpet talking about how she’s breaking stereotypes. 

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Aug 27, 2014
halftheskymovement:

Manju Mitra was fearful for her life after her husband beat her, demanded a bigger dowry and then threatened to kill her. Most Indian women suffering from abuse think twice before walking into a police station to lodge a complaint due to fear of sexual harassment from the all-male officers. An ATM-style machine installed at a bank is now empowering women like Mitra to report abuse without fear. ICLIK, or “Instant Complaint Logging Internet Kiosk,” allows women to type out a complaint, or if she is illiterate, speak into the machine to register her complaint before it is forwarded to the police.Mitra, now living with her father, was surprised at the speed of police action. “I’ve heard my husband is on the run because the police are trying to arrest him — and this is just two days after I lodged the complaint,” she said.Read more via The Toronto Star.

halftheskymovement:

Manju Mitra was fearful for her life after her husband beat her, demanded a bigger dowry and then threatened to kill her. Most Indian women suffering from abuse think twice before walking into a police station to lodge a complaint due to fear of sexual harassment from the all-male officers. An ATM-style machine installed at a bank is now empowering women like Mitra to report abuse without fear. 

ICLIK, or “Instant Complaint Logging Internet Kiosk,” allows women to type out a complaint, or if she is illiterate, speak into the machine to register her complaint before it is forwarded to the police.

Mitra, now living with her father, was surprised at the speed of police action. “I’ve heard my husband is on the run because the police are trying to arrest him — and this is just two days after I lodged the complaint,” she said.

Read more via The Toronto Star.

Aug 27, 2014
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