Blogs

27.October.17

As another Election Day approaches — a crucial one for Virginia — I can’t help but think back to November 8, 2016.

I was waiting in line to vote with my daughter, Jessica, who is now 12-years-old. I asked her how she felt about this historic day. Her reply has been imprinted in my memory ever since: “Someday, I’m going to vote for Manuel’s mom and everyone like them so they can stay in this country. I Read More >>

21.October.16

‘A ‘Nasty Woman,’ ‘The African American,’ and ‘A Bad Hombre’ Weigh in on the Final Presidential Debate

Originally published on The Huffington Post.  Photo credit: screen grab of final presidential debate on Oct. 19, 2016. Photo credit: Bill B. via Flickr Creative Commons ‘Nasty woman’ is my generation’s new clarion cry By Angela Pupino There is a new clarion call for women across America: “Nasty woman.” When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Read More >>

30.August.16

Miami-Dade Elected Leaders Will Be Tested This November. But Will They Listen to the Wishes of the Voters?

Photo credits to Damian Gadal.  Originally published on the Huffington Post.  Miami Dade County has for too long been a place where money means political influence and this can be seen in the daily lives of people who make up this vibrant community. Developers have pushed out working class people as traditional Miami neighborhoods gentrify and Read More >>