Suavemente by Elvis Crespo
This song plays at every wedding reception for my family XD
Yes, I am Hispanic (Puerto Rican) :)
Latin@ Folk Song
aldkjsalkdjaslkjd ALL MEMORIES OF GROWING UP IN THE SOUTH BRONX JUST FLOODED BACK OMFG
my entire childhood in one song
I just realized this is the song I regularly get stuck in my head and have no idea what it’s from.
It’s like….deeply entrenched in my subconscious
Songstress Jill Scott at the
2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival, 4/27/13
Disney has continually attempted to “include” Latin American culture in an attempt to make money, including trying to trademark Day of the Dead.
Disney’s been attempting to profit from Latinos a lot recently - from a fake “Latina” character that was pulled back on a new show, to their disastrous attempt to trademark Day of the Dead, now they’ve released a line of god-awful, ridiculously expensive quinceanera dresses.
I’m not necessarily expecting this petition to make them stop, but I want Disney to realize that they’ve been overstepping and continue to do so. Mickey Mouse, the Colonizer, is coming for your culture.
Latin@s are not your personal cash cow, Disney! Stop trying to make money off of us.
Sometimes I hate him
Not because he did something
But his existence
Reminds me of the
Privileges we don’t have. So,
I hate him sometimes.
Dear Mr. President and Madam First Lady,
Here is a black child who doesn’t sit on the couch and play video games all day, doesn’t dream of becoming a rapper or a basketball star, and enjoys getting an education. But your homeboy Rahm Emanuel is still going to close down the school he attends because he, like you, paints with a broad brush and employs the same intellectually lazy strategies that blame the victims of institutional and systemic corruption for the failure of community.
If you have the time, you should take a listen to young Asean Johnson as you sip on Merlot during your vacation on Martha’s Vineyard. Or not. You’ll probably regard his burgeoning intellectual assessment as just another “excuse.”
I see you.
This 12 year old girl has been trying to talk to me all day.
Granted she’s part of my dojo family.
But how do I tell her it’s inappropriate for her o be chatting with me at midnight with out hurting her feelings?
The murder of Mark Carson Friday night was the fifth — not third, as mainstream media outlets are reporting — violent anti-gay hate crime in NYC this month.
The murder of Mark Carson Friday night was the fifth — not third, as far too many mainstream media outlets and others are reporting — incidence of violent anti-gay hate crimes in New York City in just twelve days — less than two weeks. In a world where facts are all too fluid, this is one fact that the media, reporters, bloggers, and pundits need to get right — right now.
Over the past 48 hours I have had to reach out to several mainstream media outlets to correct them. Some have very graciously responded and corrected the record.
“The murder is at least the 22nd anti-gay attack in the city so far this year, police said. Anti-gay attacks are up an alarming 77 percent from 13 such assaults during the same period last year,” the New York Post reported Sunday morning.
Getting the numbers right matters — not just because by under-reporting violence we minimize its impact, and not just because each of the victims deserves to have their crime brought to the attention of the public and the criminal brought to justice, but because apparently it’s now open season on LGBT people in New York City — home to the birth of the modern gay civil rights movement — and this crime wave won’t stop until its magnitude is recognized, forcing our politicians and police to actually do more than pay lip service to the violence.
Four men allegedly shouted anti-gay slurs as they attacked Nick Porto and Kevin Atkins near Madison Square Garden.
A man was assaulted in Union Square by another man who allegedly used anti-gay slurs.
Two men reportedly shouted anti-gay slurs as they attacked a man who was leaving Pieces bar on Christopher Street
Two gay men were attacked by a group of other men allegedly shouting anti-gay slurs near the 33rd Street PATH Station. Port Authority police officers quickly arrested two of the suspected perpetrators.
A gay man, Mark Carson, was shot to death by another man who allegedly assailed the victim and another gay man with homophobic slurs and chased them out of a pizzeria on Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village before the shooting.
I don’t have the motivation to do this paper for tomorrow.
Maybe I won’t do it.
Senioritis is real.
I finished my thesis, I shouldn’t be thinking anymore!
Trimester schools suck