Posts by author: Sharon De La Cruz

Here is an update on the New(s) toy. It turned out to be a “she” in dedication to my Mediterranean sisters who have been a vital component to Gaddafi’s (and the others like him) being forced out of power. Tweet

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“NEW(s)” toy

September 12, 2011 by

“Munny” toys by Kid Robot give you the freedom to design your own toy. For this September 365 I wanted to experiment with a toy telling the news. I call this project “NEW(s)” toy. Here is the progress of the Sept. 9-15th time period. Tweet

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BLOOMBITO

August 31, 2011 by

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/31/nyregion/poking-fun-at-the-mayor-el-leadero-in-el-stormo.html?_r=1 Tweet

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/opinion/falser-words-were-never-spoken.html This OP ED reminded me of Freshman year at Cooper where we made stupid Art jokes. This is still my favorite quote Antonio made up. Tweet

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August 29, 2011 by

This is a homage piece for the last “random roommate” I had…I can’t find her on facebook. She has a facebook. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/29/opinion/when-roommates-were-random.html   Tweet

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/28/opinion/sunday/glitter-a-kinder-gentler-prank.html?_r=1&ref=opinion A friendly reminder, for Bloomberg, that not all problems are solved with money and that I and many residents of New York City are not happy with you’re so called reforms. Tweet

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but no one seems to know what they are…for the inmates in Rikers Island. “Many prisoners at Rikers are nonviolent offenders, stuck there on bullshit charges because they can’t afford to pay their way out, or waiting for trial and possibly innocent; they are not “evil”- Gawker.com Here’s the article… http://gawker.com/5835054/outrage-about-rikers-island-situation-growing Tweet

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AFRO

August 27, 2011 by

“Other women at the office can wash and let their hair dry naturally. If I do that without a relaxer in my hair, it will look like an Afro.” Tweet

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TIRED

August 24, 2011 by

I was hoping not to get to this stage but alas here I am…I am jaded and tired. After my friend’s death last week the news has gotten that much more depressing. I hate this feeling but that’s how I feel. The weather is weird and earthquakes are interesting. Tweet

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KREY-BACA

August 21, 2011 by

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nor is it a pipe… Tweet

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ALOOOT

August 17, 2011 by

Bloomberg pays for EVERYTHING in cash… Tweet

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Today a good friend, Antonio Urdiales, died. One can blame it on spinal meningitis with an HIV positive acceleration but I blame it on stigma. I feel crazy sometimes when I preach about linguistics and oppression but today I understood exactly why I need to continue this fight even if I feel like no one is listening. […]

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I’m officially obsessed with Warren Buffet after I read his amazing article titled ” Stop Coddling the Super Rich”. I am so in love, with this rich man who totally does not mind getting taxed, that I will feature him on 2browngirlstalkaboutlove.com. You should visit and see what other crazy shit I LOVE! Tweet

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Teachers at a Manhattan High School prep bilingual students for the regents using Hip Hop. Kanye and Jay-Z release their much anticipated  album “Watch The Throne”. Using Hip Hop as a means of Advocacy…     Tweet

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This piece came from pure frustration with the Phoenix Police Department who today announced that as of August 28th all police officers must cover up ALL tattoos because they claim tattoos are not professional nor friendly. Let us marginalize more shall we! This piece is a homage to my favorite style of tattoo—CHICANO LA JAIL […]

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Liu Zhijun, a former railway minister, had 18 mistresses, a government document suggested. Tweet

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#billyknows

August 9, 2011 by

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Hunts Point, in The South Bronx, was once burning…London, welcome to the club and riot! I rebelled, you rebel, we all rebel! http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/aug/08/context-london-riots Tweet

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In Chile a mass number of High School youth and University students have been protesting creatively for educational reforms.  They’ve had a Kiss-In, dances,dressed up like their favorite super hero, and have even gone as so far to starve themselves all to get the government to pay attention to the disparities in the country. That […]

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And let us hope that Bloomberg and those receiving monies from this program understand that in order to reduce recidivism you must bridge the gap between POLITICAL EDUCATION and SEX EDUCATION…peace killa.   Tweet

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I love Brian Lehrer (NPR host) because he is objective and lets the voices of both parties be heard but you know what HE’S NOT THE GODDAMN PRESIDENT so Obama put your foot down and follow your gut! I trust you…trust you!  

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