Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

Dear Readers of AW, May you be spending today with loved ones that bring comfort and joy into your home. As you open beautifully wrapped boxes on Christmas morning, remember, there are many whose lives are not as blessed. Give thanks. I hope your heart is full and you are presented not necessarily with the … Continue reading Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

The Story of My Latino Christmas on BELatina

Latinos are recognized for their zest of life. Best known to be invigorated people that take life by storm, it is no wonder our energy is infectious. We are as passionate about our politics, music, and life as we are about loved ones. Try to imagine a community taking great enjoyment in their traditions of … Continue reading The Story of My Latino Christmas on BELatina

Have You Been Naughty or Nice?

Expectations that as a gender you should carry yourself, speak or dress a certain way have long tied women down to an ideal. We are held by different standards in society because of old world thinking and preconceived notions imposed by society. Many of us follow the pack. Easier than going against the grain. May … Continue reading Have You Been Naughty or Nice?