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Fighting to Educate: Mexican-American studies programs taught outside of schools

July 11, 2012

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Oppression creates Innovation! Check out how Arizona educators continue to find ways of teaching the “banned” curriculum. A seguir adelante!! by NBCLatino Staff 11:17 am on 07/11/2012 School leaders are trying to keep Mexican-American studies programs alive in Tucson, Arizona. After an Arizona law banned classes in Tucson Unified School Districts, teachers and activist are now […]

Heart Beat: New York City’s Si*Se “Bizcocho Amargo”

June 29, 2012

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Si*Sé is a live/electronic group based in NYC and I’ve listened to them since I lived in California!  They caught my ears with the tune below and I’ve followed them because of their strive for making music that resonates with feelings of love, loss and seduction. From their Website: Blending sultry vocal melodies and electronic […]

Heart Beat: Molotov ‘Frijolero’

June 19, 2012

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Molotov is a 4x Grammy award winning Mexican rock band with lyrics that are edgy, honest, controversial and often politically inspired.  They give those who want a voice something to yell through the radio.  Check out this song… it’s definitely a defiant one. Lyrics to Frijolero : Yo ya estoy hasta la madre de que me […]

“So Call Me, Maybe?” Jepsen has it all wrong

June 7, 2012

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"So call me, maybe?" No, B*tch. If I give you my number, it's because you need to call me. I had to get real for a second, because that's exactly how I felt when the lyrics finally made sense to me. Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call me Maybe" is definitely one of those Top 40 songs you hear every hour if you're listening to the radio. I like the song, it's happy-go-lucky, and yeah I know the words. That's how I figured out this girl had it all wrong! ... Also, Link to related article on "Call Me Maybe Business Card Used to Pick Up Women" -Emilia

Heart Beat: “Titanium” David Guetta feat. Sia

May 23, 2012

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I love working out to electronic house music... and one of my favorite DJs is none other than David Guetta. This track not only has a great beat, but the lyrics are empowering. I love anything that amps you up and gets the courage flowing! When you're working out and you think your out of fuel this song is a definite "Power Song" on the play list. Like the song says, "You shoot me down but I won't fall...I am titanium." This is the song to sing to when anyone or everyone (or even you) are against you... blast it proud and loud because you are titanium!

Heart Beat: “Skyscraper” Demi Lovato

May 11, 2012

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Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper" is a beautiful self-reminder that we have strength to rise and achieve all that we decide is best for ourselves. Check out the video and lyrics here.

HeartBeat: Train’s “Drive By”

April 12, 2012

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When I heard this song on the radio I immediately felt more upbeat.  It’s got a jingle to it and some some songs just do that.  Although the lyrics don’t share the happiest tale, they are still somewhat positive.  It’s like I told my friend, it’s a song that can easily be the theme song […]

HeartBeat: “Somebody that I use to Know”

April 9, 2012

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Music is a wonderful form of expression.  I love music, and I love lyrics.  I’m always fascinated when I find a song that really grabs not just my ear but my heart.  I fell in love with this song for its unique sound, but totally couldn’t stop from listening to it on repeat for its […]

Food Matters Teaser

September 28, 2011

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Food Matters, and that’s the truth. You are what you eat, and this sneak peak to the documentry does an amazing job of giving a new perspective to food and our future.  It will surely open your eyes.  You can buy it online, or watch it online through various networks. www.foodmatters.tv

Captured on Camera

January 13, 2011

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 Capture EGS in Action  EmiGrowingSlim (the video portion) will focus on the different things I’m involved with and how each aspect contributes to Emi growing slim and becoming my true self.  Most importantly, I want to showcase the people that are also growing slim by developing themselves and building what matters to them […]