Also, I’m obsessed with this picture. I promise I’ll stop all the “Mariah” posts after this one.
So as an ex-PR major I like to dabble in graphic design and I am running PR for the día de los muertos festival we have at OU (in no way is this connected with Disney).
I decided to hone my photoshop skills (which are virtually non-existent) and after a couple of hours this is what I’ve whipped up.
I constructed almost the entire thing by myself and I’m kinda proud. I gave up at the bottom, but it’s still a rough draft. I know it looks a little silly will all the Hawaiian flowers, but like I said my photoshopping abilities are minimal, at best.
Anygueys, I just felt like sharing.
Dicen que tienes “Cara de Nopal” como si eso fuera un insulto.
Esos nopales son muy redondos y azules.
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Colonialism is the massive fog that has clouded our imaginations regarding who we could be, excised our memories of who we once were, and numbed our understanding of our current existence. —
Waziyatawin (via laborreguitina)
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Migration is beautiful
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LGBT History and Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Puerto Rican AIDS Activists -
Author’s Note: This A & U feature, published in 2009 at the Bilerico Project, is being re-published in memoriam for AIDS activist José Fernando Colón, who died of AIDS this week. It covers the history of his long battle to end the sickening political and administrative corruption around AIDS funding and treatment in Puerto Rico — corruption that has impacted countless low-income people living with AIDS. I interviewed José for this article when he visited L.A. with his partner and fellow activist Anselmo Fonseca — co-founder with him of Pacientes de SIDA pro Politica Sana — on the occasion of José’s receiving a
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Truth: 35 Statistics About The Working Poor In America That Will Blow Your Mind -
by Michael Snyder
In America tonight, tens of millions of men and women will struggle to get to sleep because they are stressed out about not making enough money even though they are working as hard as they possibly can. They are called “the working poor”, and their…
- 1781: South American revolutionary Tupac Amaru II, born José Gabriel Condorcanqui, is brutally executed in Cusco by the colonial Spanish government.
- 1811: The forces of Uruguayan revolutionary José Gervasio Artigas defeat a Spanish colonial army at the Battle of Las Piedras.
- 1883: Brazilian president Eurico Gaspar Dutra, who led his country after the end of World War II, is born in Mato Grosso.
- 1895: Nicaraguan revolutionary Augusto César Sandino is born in the town of Niquinohomo.
Is is wrong for me to like Evita so much?