Published On: Wed, Dec 14th, 2011

Latino Quote Of The Day By Julia De Burgos


"It has to be from here,

forgotten but unshaken,
among comrades of silence
deep into Welfare Island
my farewell to the world."

– Julia de Burgos (Puerto Rican),

1954-1953, Poet, revolutionary activist.


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.  

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Latino Quote Of The Day By Julia De Burgos