“Most Americans are happy believing that the Palestinians are a bunch of Muslim fundamentalist who need to be controlled and that the status quo is accepted by a majority of Puerto Ricans.”
Gozamos.com is proud to host a night of poetry at our new space in Pilsen. We’ve invited three Chicago poets to share their words, so come join us in celebrating local artists and their work. This is a free event.
Some people love leftovers and others hate them. I consider myself a god with leftovers and have often said that I could feed small countries with some leftover meat, a pan and an onion. I’m the MacGyver of leftovers
It was confirmed Saturday night that actor Paul Walker died in a car accident at the age of 40. Walker, who got his big break in 2001 with the first “Fast and Furious” movie of the franchise, also starred in such films as “Pleasantville,” “Varsity Blues” and “Flags of Our Fathers.” His most recent film, […]
Racism is the new boobs. You just go out and do something obviously racist and get people mad, get people writing and tweeting about you. Just make sure there’s some plausible deniability—don’t go full Michael Richards. Say something weird about how much you love that culture or that person’s talent. Make it seem like a compliment, but make sure it’s still controversial.
Community members, activists, and organizations gathered at the Little Village Library to hear the findings of a trans Latina focus group conducted by RAICES. RAICES is an initiative of Project Vida, a 21-year-old community-based organization in Little Village that provides HIV/AIDS prevention programs and direct services to underserved communities. RAICES (Resources, Advocacy, Inclusion, Community Education, […]
After seeing “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at a press screening last week, I text a friend of mine that while I’m not personally a huge fan of the franchise, Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence (“Silver Linings Playbook”) was born to play Katniss, the heroine at the center of the dystopian action film. She’s the […]
I received a call to cater a women’s health event recently. How could I say no to an opportunity to whip up healthy delicious food for a group that would totally appreciate it?
By Honduras Solidarity Network originally posted on hsnelectionwatch Today around 10:30-11am in Hotel Suites Aurora in Tegucigalpa, masked Honduran immigration agents arrived demanding credentials of international electoral observers and companions. They asked for passports for the people in the lobby who were here, as well as asked for all International Observers to come to the lobby, […]
By Guest Author on November 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
Boystown, Chicago’s economically prosperous gay mecca, is where LGBTQ community resources are concentrated. So why are people complaining when poor LGBTQ youth of colour go there for those resources? Coya Paz explores the hypocrisy.
Blowout, the new play by Guadalía del Carmen gives a glimpse into the lives of the employees of a Dominican hair salon in West Town, Chicago. The play chronicles a few typical yet significant days in the lives that is shared by the people who work in the salon called Gloria´s Jair an Maykop.