(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever.
Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – will go on sale all across America. Monday would have been RMLK’s 39th birthday.
Despite his tragic death in 2007 (he was shot and killed by the president of his fan club before an appearance in Dallas) King’s promotion of “love, equality, justice, innocence, malice, refuge, oppression, freedom” has continued to resonate for confused African-Americans, Latinos, Afro-Latinos and Anglos alike. [Mas…]
Jarina De Marco reinvents Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ I Put A Spell On You, santeria style, in Spanglish. [NSFW language.] [Mas…]
They’re letting anybody fall in love and get married these days! But what if you don’t want a long-term stable, loving, mutually-supportive relationship. Try new Ratch dot com.
Down on the planet, it’s war. But for two astronauts from “enemy countries,” Orbitas is a trajectory for love. [Short video from Spanish animation school PrimeFrame.]
What’s way more powerful than all of the ignorance coming out of #MurrietaHateCityUSA? The power of a philanthropic pocho! And better yet, the power of a whole lot of philanthropic pochos and pochas. Watch, that’ll show them! [Mas…]
Two summers ago, MR. POCHO’s European vacation took him to Gay Paree, where he snapped this selfie on the Love Locks Bridge [click to enlarge.] Those were the best of times, he told friends.
Now, he feels, the worst of times are upon us.
Agence France-Presse has the sad news: [Mas…]