Published On: Tue, Sep 17th, 2013

Latino Quote Of The Day™ Piri Thomas

piri“The cruelest prison of all is the prison of the mind.”

          – Piri Thomas (1928-2011). Afro-Puerto Rican/Cuban writer and poet. Author of the autobiography “Down These Mean Streets.”

“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™ Piri Thomas