Elizabeth Acevedo’s Curly Hair Sheltered Us All at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

Elizabeth Acevedo makes us proud! The Hispanic Heritage Festival annual celebration took place during the National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) at Appalachian State University. The Association of Hispanic Students supported by Professor Rwany Sibaja, director of History/Social Studies Education, arranged among other activities an unforgettable performance with the renowned Afro-Latina poet Elizabeth … More Elizabeth Acevedo’s Curly Hair Sheltered Us All at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

Seguros de Justicia C.A., an Intriguing Odyssey into the Venezuelan Judiciary System

Photos and text Bill Milligan Caracas, March 2012. I was walking the streets of Caracas the day Chavez died. Trekking southward from Mexico through Central America, I arrived in the heart of corruption and chaos. Venezuela, once a proud and wealthy country  has now earned itself the dubious title as one of the most dangerous … More Seguros de Justicia C.A., an Intriguing Odyssey into the Venezuelan Judiciary System

Kira Kariakin to Promote Raul Sojo’s Novel in Miami

Kira Kariakin of O.T. Editores will be in Miami for the presentation of Raul Sojo’s first novel “Seguros de Justicia C.A.,” this upcoming 8th of June. Besides working at the prestigious editorial house in Caracas, she’s a well-known Venezuelan poet, writer and blogger. Karakin worked as a communications and creative consultant for energy efficiency on … More Kira Kariakin to Promote Raul Sojo’s Novel in Miami

Piles of Clothes

Piles of clothes used to make me real furious As I watched them slowly overtake my home was so pissed seeing clean piles all over Huge piles of dirt and sweat from afar Belching aromas of midday basketball Sneakers scattered with their cheesy smell And these infamous dirty socks rolling it all. Son and husband … More Piles of Clothes