Nahuatl

“Cure the mind to cure the spirit” Something I found interesting is that Nahuatl is the most widely spoken indigenous language in New York. Just the numbers in the metropolitan area are in the thousands. Irwin Sánchez, a Nahuatl speaker originally from La Resurrección, Puebla, works as a sous chef six days of the week and teaches …

Marijuana

“Good people don’t smoke marijuana.”- Jeff Sessions, 2016 Marijuana – the Spanish name for the plant. Many in legal U.S. markets have tried to move away from this term, because of its association with the illegal drug trade, and instead use cannabis The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 …

Junot Díaz

"The rape excluded me from manhood, from love, from everything." Junot Díaz is not a writer I am really familiar with. I know some of my friends are taking Professor Chetty's senior seminar class on Junot's works and that they love it but I don't really know his works or know much about him. Just today …

Party of Five

It looks like another 90s classic is coming back to our TVs! Only this time it's in the form of a reboot! Yup, that's right Party of Five is coming back with a twist for the modern era. It seems that the reboot will focus on a Mexican-American family who will be dealing with the …

Miles Morales

Miles Morales. The Afro-Latino Spider-Man who is finally getting his time in the spotlight. If you don't know about him then you might have missed the little Easter egg in Spider-Man: Homecoming which showed his uncle The Prowler played by Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover. It seems that Sony Pictures got the message for everyone wanting …