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Author Archives: Veronica Cool

I do dissent. Because I must

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I’m running a bit ragged. Sleep-deprived, reassessing my activities and community involvements, often wondering why I do so much, I launched into an exercise of reviewing the past couple of months: the panels, interviews, outings, events. And it dawned on ...

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How do Latinos celebrate the holidays?

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Latinos hail from more than 20 countries, so there’s no cookie-cutter, uniform answer as to how they observe the holiday season. But there are several commonalities centering around family, religion, food and the simple joy of living. Christianity plays a ...

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Giving gracias

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Raise your hand if you are apprehensive of reading your social media newsfeed? Or opening the newspaper? It’s like falling into an upside-down or alternate dimension of violence, crime, and depressing situations. But life is about mindset and choosing our ...

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