radioambulante:

Una mujer anónima está matando choferes de bus en Ciudad Juárez. Yuri Herrera viajó a esa ciudad para averiguar por qué. Agradecimientos a Judith Torrea, Óscar Maynez y Lizzy Cantú.

Advertencia: Hay descripción gráfica de violencia. Puede no ser apto para menores de edad.
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An anonymous woman is killing bus drivers of Ciudad Juárez. Yuri Herrera went there to find out why. Special thanks to Judith Torrea, Óscar Maynez, and Lizzy Cantú.

Warning: This story contains a graphic description of violence. May not be suitable for minors.

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Also check out this beautiful drawing by Alice Leora Briggs, illustrating Diana’s story. See below:

You can also read the original English-language essay written by Yuri Herrera (the original text can be found here) and listen to the English-language story produced for This American Life in October 2013, Diana, Hunter of Bus Drivers. Special thanks to Ira Glass and Brian Reed.

diasporadash:

"Florinda Soriano, affectionally known as Mama Tingo, a Dominican woman peasant, mother of 14 children, who was assassinated by a large landowner in 1974 fighting for her piece of land in the Dominican Republic.  She has become a national symbol of female courage, strength, and resistance."
SOURCE: http://www.dwdc.org/index.php/programs-and-services/mama-tingo/

diasporadash:

"Florinda Soriano, affectionally known as Mama Tingo, a Dominican woman peasant, mother of 14 children, who was assassinated by a large landowner in 1974 fighting for her piece of land in the Dominican Republic.  She has become a national symbol of female courage, strength, and resistance."

SOURCE: http://www.dwdc.org/index.php/programs-and-services/mama-tingo/

(Source: diasporadash, via ynannarising)

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.

Kurt Vonnegut (via blaqueviolett)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via ynannarising)

latinousa:

Start the weekend with today’s Song of the Day, “El Preso” by Fruko y sus Tesos

Mi Gente! Make sure you stay healthy and turn your grills on! Have a beautiful and empowering weekend! 

What’s Love got to do with it?

 Love has a lot to do with it. My parent’s cooking has a lot of love and flavor. On two separate occasions I took the time to document these loving moments to share with you all. 

The first day I would like to share is my birthday dinner. I really enjoyed sharing my birthday with a fellow revolutionary (Jose Mendez). Chef Mama and Chef Papa made an amazing mole verde de pipian. It would have not been as special and loving with out having Chef Mama, Chef Papa, Mendez Family, Brother Malcolm, Sister Jasmine, Chef Mariposa, house mate Shelly, and Goddaughter MIA.  

The ingredients:

  • Polvo de semilla de pipian (straight out of Mexico)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Lettuce
  • Jalapeños
  • Green tomatoes
  • Cilantro
  • Pollo
  • Served with white rice (with carrots, potatoes, and green beans) 

 A big thanks to Chef Mama and Chef Papa.

Look at the next blog for the next occasion…

My last meal in the island before I left.
Fried fish, black beans,fried plantains and white rice.

My last meal in the island before I left.

Fried fish, black beans,fried plantains and white rice.

Sopa de vaca

Sopa de vaca