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Published On: Fri, Jan 6th, 2012

Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Dr. Antonia Pantoja

“Somehow I learned that I belonged with my people and that I had a responsibility to contribute to them. I will participate in changing the situations of injustice and inequality that I encounter because they deny people their rights and destroy their potential.”

– Dr. Antonia Pantoja, (Puerto Rican), 1922-2002, educator, feminist, civil rights leader and founder of ASPIRA, the Puerto Rican Forum, and Boricua College.

“Latino Quote Of The Day”™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez.

Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in  the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.

For more info on Bobby, visit http://www.bobbygonzalez.com/

 

Painting by Joseann Rivera

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Dr. Antonia Pantoja