Tag Archives: Puerto Rican

Growing Up Spanglish

By Efrain Nieves The other day I was reminiscing on my young years when I did not have the slightest idea on how to speak English. I was born in the States, how could that have happened? Because my parents had never spoken a word of English en la casa (well, maybe a one or two). Back then, I was never rediculed for not knowing […]

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Palabras Navideñas/ Christmas Words

Convoke: “Words for Christmas” December 15-23, 2010 November 15, 2010: With the reason to celebrate the upcoming holidays, the blog Mink and its author Alexandra Román will have the event “Christmas Words” from December 15-23, 2010, on working days. We invite all poets and story tellers that write both in English and Spanish interested in participating, to […]

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LatinosNYC Leads By Example

By Victoria Cepeda Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Many of us will look for volunteer opportunities to help out around our areas as a sign of gratitude for having far more than thousands in the nation lack. The concept of volunteering varies from individual to individual with some donating their time and others their money. Then […]

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