Lengua, Libertad!

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3-day performance in Pedro Albizu Campos Plaza, Lower East Side, New York, in which I asked passers-by to help teach me Spanish. Volunteer teachers received Certificates of Appreciation from the student. Scroll down for video excerpt. Thank You! to Sandy … Continue reading

Category Crush

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2014 video, 3:07 Voice: Carl Hancock Rux Exploration of “The Wayland Rudd Collection,” an archive of images of black people in Russian and Soviet culture in the 20thC. Patterned after the iPhone game “Candy Crush”, a typical ‘matching’ game, the … Continue reading

Land/guage Lesson 1

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A Teach-Yourself Spanish Unit: Ancient Irrigation Practice in New Mexico As A Model of Social Cooperation.. By Jenny Polak, with the following remarkable Farmer – Teachers: Estevan Arellano Margaret Garcia Miguel Santistevan Wallace Yippa And with the support of Lea … Continue reading

Welcome to America

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Excerpt of a 2004 video by Jenny Polak & Dread Scott exploring brutality against immigrants in US detention after Sept 11, 2001. Images released by the Dept. of justice are paired with a child’s voice repeating the racist, threatening epithets … Continue reading