| Jeffrey Romero
“Tienes que aprender a ser un hombre y proteger a tu familia.” These were my father’s last words before he left. His advice to become a man and protect my family stuck in my head like a leech every day— especially in times like these...
| Manuel Tunez
Everything seemed perfect... until esa voz apareció. I didn’t understand.
Walking por la calle, de repente sentí que me llamaban. A woman’s voice, I am sure!
| Cristian Arteaga
“Cuba is a shame y una desgracia,” my mother Carmen, complained. She was talking about the situation that the country faced. “Este Castro maldito with his communism is killing our people and doing whatever he wants con nuestro país!” her voice echoed...
| Derrik J. Johnson
As a little girl, I watched the chef make pastries at the café on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter. Every Saturday afternoon when I waited for my mother to pick me up from piano lessons, he was always there...