At this year’s May Day rally and march, members of Organized Communities Against Deportations and Mijente announced a federal lawsuit against CPD and ICE agents, McHenry County, ICE’s Chicago Field Director, and the city of Chicago. Celene Adame, wife of the man filing the suit, said that CPD’s sharing of its “Gang Database” with ICE […]
I have seen several articles about the Latino vote that focus almost exclusively on the Latinos who voted for Trump – expressing emotions ranging from outrage and disbelief to shock that the Latino firewall didn’t save the world. According to CNN 33% of Latino men and 26% of Latino women voted for Trump. Latino Decisions […]
Alvarez is counting on Latino voters to support her – which is why we need to help stop her.
By Jennifer Patiño on February 22, 2016
Afro-Latino history is deeply rooted in the United States, a crucial part of this country’s founding and history. But it tends to be thought of as something that only happened somewhere else or that is a more recent phenomenon in this country – when it’s acknowledged at all. Not for lack of trying to get […]
By Jennifer Patiño on December 26, 2015
Everyone has been so worried about Donald Trump and his plan to rid the country of Latinos and Muslims and whoever else he hates lately that we tend to forget that mass deportation is already happening. And it’s been happening under a Democratic administration. A Democratic administration that is about to ramp it’s mass deportation […]
Mario Bellatin, one of Mexico’s most innovative literary voices, is known internationally for writing in an experimental and fragmented fashion that blurs the boundaries of traditional genres. The author of Beauty Salon, Shiki Nagaoka, Flowers, and Mishima’s Illustrated Biography, Bellatin’s novels keep readers slightly off balance as he alternates between realism or situations pulled from […]
Rebeldes is an empowering anthology about community and rebellion
By Jennifer Patiño on August 5, 2013
Learn about the upcoming Proyecto Latina anthology and attend the book launch party next Monday!
By Jennifer Patiño on December 2, 2012
La revista contratiempo is getting ready to celebrate its 100th issue with a big pachanga on December 5th and you don’t want to miss out.
The author tells us about the inspiration of completing his upcoming novel about love and journeying the Camino de Santiago
Every year I get excited to wear summer clothes again. Flower print dresses, bright colors, big hats! Granted, compared to other people my summer wardrobe isn’t that adventurous.
Gozamos caught up with curator Jenny Lam at the closing reception of the show I CAN DO THAT and followed her around with microphones.