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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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The Poetry of Franchesca Guzman: Borinquen In Me

Artwork by Franchesca Guzman © 2007 Borinquen in me Franchesca Guzman 1998 Dedicated to: Juan, Miguel, Milagros, Olga, y Manuel Borinquen, a name soothing and comforting like a mothers touch to her ill child. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Joenia Wapixana

“Why have we as a people been able to continue to exist? Because we know where we come from. By having roots, you can see the direction in which you want to go.”                –   More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Victoria Ocampo

Español: Victoria Ocampo y la revista Sur (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Morality, like physical cleanliness, is not acquired once and for all: it can only be kept and renewed by a habit of constant watchfulness More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Rosemay Casals

“The other kids had nice tennis clothes, nice rackets, nice white shoes, and came in Cadillacs. I felt stigmatized because we were poor.”                  –    Rosemay Casals, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Prince Royce

“I had envisioned this a long time ago so it feels right and very normal. I always had faith, almost a feeling of certainty that this would happen as long as I worked hard enough and focused on my music . . . More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Sonia Manzano

“I think it has a terrible impact when you don’t see yourself reflected in the society because then you get the feeling you don’t belong.” – Sonia Manzano, Puerto Rican actress, portrayed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

“History is a tale somebody has told us from a biased point of view; it’s only one possibility among many. Novels give another version, recover truths that have been repressed. The task is to “make More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by David Gonzalez

“Storytelling is a folk art. All folks do it. It’s how we stay connected to each other. It’s art because it can be elevated to a very sophisticated level.”     – David Gonzalez, Puerto More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Jose Ferrer

“Writers can put something on paper that is good even when they’re dead 300 years… when I’m dead five minutes, I can’t act or direct anymore.”            – Jose More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Cajemé

“Before was before and now is now. Before we were enemies and we fought; now everything is concluded and all can be friends.”               –    Cajemé (1835-1887), Yaqui soldier. More...