La Tolteca 2.0 October 16. 2020 We are in the 11th hour in these United States regarding presidential elections. The world is experiencing a deadly viral pandemic and everywhere there are natural catastrophes, mostly due to climate change that end displacing communities.…Continue reading
La Tolteca 2.0 #7 October 2, 2020 Bien venidos/as to L/T 2.0 #7. You don’t have to be a Boomer to check us out, contribute or identify with the creatives–thrivers and survivors of these most unprecedented of times–that we feature. If you are, however, we are here for you. In these United States we are in the midst of national elections during a world pandemic. Climate change has…Continue reading
Latinos comprise 60% COVID-19 cases in CaliforniaTroubles have recently compounded with devastating fires. At the U.S./Mexican border there remains the disgraceful detention of brown children separated from parents who legally sought asylum. We send our hopes for continued surviving and thriving to all in that wonderful state.Continue reading
I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Chicago to have been named the Distinguished Alumnus of 2020.
‘The Northeastern Illinois University Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest alumni honor the University bestows.Continue reading
Remembering my days in NYC 2017-20 through the rebozos y chales… The traditional rebozo has been used by Mexican indigenous and mestizas for centuries. It is utilitarian, symbolic of tribal. and regional affiliations, represents our femininity, humbleness and our pride. Yes, I was writing poems. The collection is called: My Book of the Dead.Continue reading
Einstein Visa Awardee Melania Trump (who worked illegally in this country and after her powerful husband arranged a visa which thereby deprived a truly brilliant person of a visa, and immediately after, she brought over her parents, who last night said she came here, studied and worked hard to get her citizenship) and who mainly regards each official business appearance as a fashion photo shoot may have been going for the Elizabeth II WWII,…Continue reading
Issue #4, August 21, 2020 Welcome to our fourth issue. Featured here are Chi-Town creatives! So much is happening in Chicago this summer. We send our love & hope for continued strength to that American of American cities. Included in this issue we introduce Creative Guadalupe Chairez. Also included poets Marcelo Castillo, Mary K. Hawley and Mike Puican, Academic and Curandera Laura de los Santos, and Writer Sandra Jackson-Opoku We are celebrating life in…Continue reading