Aug 22, 2014

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Flying to San Juan

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On a plane from Boston to San Juan I see many happy yet tense-looking fellow Puerto Rican passengers. The Puerto Rican lady sitting next to me barely moved, did not take a snack (not even water) nor did she respond when I asked her a question. Stormy weather, very bumpy ride as we approach San […]

“What Are You?”: Confessions From a Multiracial Latina

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“What Are You?”: Confessions From a Multiracial Latina I can usually tell when it’s coming because the person squints with this perplexed look, shaking their head from side to side, and in slow motion the words roll off of their tongue…What are you? I’ve gotten the question from colleagues, audience members, old ladies on the bus, […]

Spotlight on Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

Johanna Torres, Multi-Media Lifestyle Expert!

Current job/professional title: Multi-media Lifestyle Expert/Editor/Blog Creator Company’s name: Mi Blogazine, Inc. Country of origin or family heritage? I was born the second of five children (as the oldest daughter) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. College studies brought me to Boston, MA, and the rest is history. Even though I have spent my adult years […]

Your Story: Lisann: Actress, Lawyer, Writer, Blogger

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“A strong Latina” Lisann, answering the question:  Who or what inspired you to be who you are today, and achieve your success, thus far? Her blog, Her Deep Thoughts, is filled with inspiration and reflection.  A strong Latina, indeed…

LATINA ARTIST: Soraida Martinez: Feminist Artist

Soraida Martinez: Feminist Artist

Puerto Rican Stereotype: The Way You See Me, Without Looking At Me Not long ago, I found this painting online.  I fell in love with it’s power and majesty.  Then, I read about the artist and her work’s mission, and became even more in love with this particular painting.  I contacted the Soraida Martinez, a […]

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