Why Standing Alone Matters Too

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The marchers will march but no matter where your political, social, or moral views are, sometimes it is okay to stand alone.

I just saw this beautiful photo of our beloved Rita Moreno and could not help but notice that there was a time when HIV Aids marginalized the millions who were struggling to understand this disease.

This Twitter post comes via Diana Bosch and I encourage you to follow her:

Rita Moreno was one of earliest stars to publicly support AIDS fundraisers when it was highly stigmatized during the 80s “AIDS hysteria”

Oscar López Rivera

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Oscar López Rivera y los presos políticos puertorriqueños

Oscar López Rivera saldría de la penitenciaría federal de Terre Haute, Indiana, el próximo 17 de mayo. ¿Quiénes han sido los presos políticos de Puerto Rico? ¿Qué significa esta conmutación de sentencia para otros presos políticos que quedan tras las rejas en cárceles federales?

Este próximo lunes Norma Valle entrevista al analista político Alejandro Torres-Rivera, el historiador Jose “Che” Paralitici y la periodista Alida Millán, lideresa del grupo MujeresenelPuente.
Acompáñanos a las 3 pm, por el 89.7 y el 88.3 de Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico, o escúchanos en www.wrtu.pr y síguenos en twitter @nvalleferrer
#Apúntanosentuagenda

A Moment of NOISE on MLKDay

Today is a necessary day devoted to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his nonviolent approach to civil rights and activism. Social media outlets are blasting quotes, photos, and it’s safe to say #MLKDay is trending on all platforms; as it should.

Even GoogleDoodles recognized this day with their image of diverse characters interconnected by holding hands.

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GoogleDoodles 

 

(Explore photography from the Civil Rights Movement)

Holding HANDS in a world that is filled with a lot of noise nowadays. No one is talking or listening to iGadgets in this image; they are without a mouth and holding hands. What’s the message? One eye – no mouth – interconnected…

While we hold hands today I cannot help but ask the burning question that I know we all know the answer to – what about tomorrow? Where will that powerful image retreat to?

Well…Dr. King held hands with everyone 

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Baltimore – Photo by Leonard Freed (High Museum of Art)

 

HE encountered. WE at Latino Public Radio    hold hands with our community members as they serve as vessels for change.

From the farms in the midwest to the streets of New York City, Latino Public Radio is making good NOISE in the community and we want to hear from you. We want you to grow with us.

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