Mexicana baila para combatir sus monstruos machistas

Entre lágrimas y miradas profundas, María Verónica Romero, de 43 años, recuerda cómo su ex-esposo abusaba de ella psicológicamente y físicamente por años desde México hasta su nuevo hogar en Queens. Fué ahí que encontró apoyo para superar los abusos, pero no gracias a instituciones de ayuda contra la violencia, sino a través de la […]

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Mexicans Struggle to Preserve Indigenous Language Miles from Home

Story published for the Knight-CUNYJ fellowship program.  Last winter, Ñani Migrante, a Mexican-American organization in Staten Island, held several workshops to teach Mixtec, the fourth largest indigenous community in Mexico. The goal was to preserve the language for native speakers and their children. There are over 300 indigenous language variants in Mexico, and Mixtec is […]

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Education is Power

Sometimes people can take for granted the simplest things in life, such as a basic education which for many people today is part of his or her life from a very young age. Reading and writing are part of the foundations of a person´s life path. For Maria Leonor Gomez Franco, being able to read […]

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