A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

Dear Jeanine Cummins, We hear occasional sarcastic comments about “the drug lords in Mexico,” or “all of the murders” in Colombia, and at first they were just that--sarcastic and insensitive comments.  I was vaguely aware of the violence and terror rampant throughout Mexico and Central America, but blind to the reality of the migrants’ world--watching … Sigue leyendo A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

El Malhumorado y la Tragedia de la Gente (The Grinch and the Tragedy of the People)

"I know up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here on the bottom, we too should have rights." -Dr. Seuss, "Yertle the Turtle" Drawn by Lexi Palmberg This is a portrayal of Donald Trump as the Grinch following the immigration ban.

La Tragedía de los Debates (The Tragedy of the Debates) en inglés y español

Es una tragedia que la gente estadounidense tenga que elegir entre dos candidatos presidenciales que no sean muy calificados para ser presidente de los EE.UU. En los debates, Clinton y Trump  pelearon con el uno con la otra continuamente. Los debates probaron que los candidatos no están listos para guiar EEUU. Trump es muy racista … Sigue leyendo La Tragedía de los Debates (The Tragedy of the Debates) en inglés y español

Art and defining “tragedy” (English translation)

In the situation of tragedy, the predator becomes the prey. This moment feels like a dagger is pushed further into the wound. In the psychological standpoint of a tragedy, the wound becomes infected with sadness and complete darkness. The victims need the support of a band-aid. It’s not easy to remove the band-aid. They need … Sigue leyendo Art and defining “tragedy” (English translation)