Category: Cultural Identity Crisis

“Yo soy”, I am Latino/Chicano/Mexicano 0

“Yo soy”, I am Latino/Chicano/Mexicano

  I would like to thank Ms. QueMeansWhat for hosting me this past month, and you dear readers for tuning in. I have had fun sharing my thoughts and reflections on aspects of my...

I’m An Aguacate – A Guest Post from Jose José Gonzalez 3

I’m An Aguacate – A Guest Post from Jose José Gonzalez

This week we continue with thoughts on identity. Last week I shared about my developing identity as an educator. Now I delve into an idea that I think is still fresh in the Latino...

A Latina identity crisis resolved – Guest Post from @MoreThanLatina 0

A Latina identity crisis resolved – Guest Post from @MoreThanLatina

This is a ‘borrowed’ guest post from the talented writer, Libby I. Juliá-Vázquez. I had the privilege of meeting her last Spring at Hispanicize 2012. I had been a fan of her work already and...

Mexican Moms Do Parenting Best – A Daughter’s Love (Guest Post) #MexicanMoms 1

Mexican Moms Do Parenting Best – A Daughter’s Love (Guest Post) #MexicanMoms

Feeling God’s love in my heart. Smelling Imari perfume and finding comfort. Seeing mothers and daughters shopping together, laughing together and just simply loving each other. Those are just a few things that remind...

Does eating Mac & Cheese make you less Latino? #LOL #LatinaProblems 1

Does eating Mac & Cheese make you less Latino? #LOL #LatinaProblems

This is NOT an endorsement or a paid review for any product, network or service. The commercials just really made me laugh, I had to share. I enjoy being a customer of Dish Network...

Dos Pocitos: A Play in San Antonio 3

Dos Pocitos: A Play in San Antonio

It’s 2026 in “Texaco”, the ungoverned, lawless territory formerly known as South Texas. Here a few struggling residents remain, constantly embattled with drugcartels, military and occasional interlopers. With a nod to the past, and an eye to...

San Antonio’s Mariachi’s Got Talent 3

San Antonio’s Mariachi’s Got Talent

A dear friend of  mine loves the NBC show America’s Got Talent. She says it is so inspiring to see people completely go for their dreams. I agree! And now, an amazing voice is all the...

Librotraficante: A Book Trafficker. (yes, books!) 0

Librotraficante: A Book Trafficker. (yes, books!)

Earlier this year, I read a blog post from Latino Rebels and saw a video that, at the time, I thought might be a joke. Thankfully, it wasn’t! Someone was taking serious action against...