As a kid, my mom told me not to dream because our family couldn’t afford to have an imagination. She said dreams were for the rich and survival was for the poor. I thought the opposite. Dreams are one of the few things poor people can afford to do because dreaming is free.
Yesterday UIC undocumented students came out at their campus to “denounce lingering fear as well as defy a culture of silence that disregards student voices.” This is Lulu Martinez’s story. Lulu was part of the DREAM 9 activists who started the Bring Them Home campaign at the border. My name is Lulu and I am […]
By Guest Author on April 7, 2014
“Ahora, con herramientas como el iPhone y las aplicaciones a disposición de todo el mundo se hace más accesible hacer sus propios documentales, cuando se tiene pocos recursos.”
Una entrevista por Gozamos en Saliendo de las Sombras/ Coming Out of the Shadows Rally 2014, organizado por Immigrant Youth Justice League.
El Teatro Aguijón arremete una vez más con una pieza teatral de gran crítica social.
By Guest Author on March 18, 2014
Is art an objective imitation of life or subjectively vice versa? Or neither? Or both? We pick up the debate right where it left off…somewhere between an instigation and a solution.
“Stupid can be a breath of relief sometimes. Don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself.”
By Omar Cerda Last week Time magazine released to the world the cover of its latest international issue, featuring none other than Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto standing triumphantly behind the words “Saving Mexico.” Yes, just like you and thousands of other Mexicans, coffee spewed out of my mouth as I stared in disbelief. We all […]
Talking Smashin’ Buttons and Making an Eclectic Beat Tape: A conversation with Chicago MC Substance and producer Brainfood
By Guest Author on February 19, 2014
Substance, Brainfood talk about co-producing a beat tape inspired by the sounds of classic video games
By Guest Author on February 13, 2014
This photographic cultural editorial on the first Puerto Rican female activist in the state of Ohio pays tribute to her life and her activism.
By Guest Author on February 12, 2014
By Cindy Tovar As second generation Latinos, we are skilled in the art of translation. We’ve been doing it since we were kids. For many of us whose parents never learned English, it’s a life-long position, especially as our parents get older and need more help. So when it came time to help my mother […]
Providing a hopeful and sometimes heartbreaking look into the future, Her is a story of love, love among individuals and love between society and technology.