Author Archives: Hood Digest

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    #HoodDigest Vote Doña noviembre 2020

    Elección Presidencial y Existencial Estamos viviendo algunos tiempos bíblicos. No por ser ni muy religioso o nada, pero dado que la muralla de separación entre iglesia y estado en los Estados Unidos de hoy es más delgada que las laminas que usábamos de techo en mi país, sigan me la corriente un momento. Me imagino que hace…

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  • Hood Highlights: Meet Gloria Figueroa Creator and Host of ¡Radio No Jodás!

    By @Katbaggins Nothing has brought me more joy than being able to witness more Central American stories and individuals be uplifted in the last couple of years especially Salvadoran and Salvadoran-Americans.  Some of my favorite Salvi’s doing the damn thing are: Felix Quintana, a multidisciplinary artist, photographer, educator and activist, Maggie Carranza creator of the…

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  • Vota Vato 2020 – U.S. Presidential Primaries – March 3, 2020

    If you’re like me, you’re feeling exhausted. The climate in this country feels so tense – like it did walking the streets of South Central in the 90’s – and tastes like a trip to the dentist.  This is the most important election of our lifetime! Getting Donald Trump out of office is first our…

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  • Hood Highlights: Up Close and Personal With Diosa Femme

    By @Katbaggins This next person does not need an introduction you know her as Diosa Femme from the popular podcast Locatora Radio! I met Diosa at a work event over a year ago that she was tabling. My first impression of her was how approachable and kind she was and I knew right then and…

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  • Hood Highlights: Meet Compton Teacher & Activist Ms.Whang

    By @Katbaggins I owe a lot of my success to my high school teachers who over time have become family. They always went above and beyond for my classmates and I. Senior year, they were answering my calls late at night helping me fill out my FAFSA application and reviewing my personal statements and recommending/presenting…

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  • Decolonize Time – How Our Calendar Upholds Patriarchy.

    It’s Friday the 13th, and there is a Fullmoon! Growing up, I never really understood the association of this day with witches and evil. I wrote a compilation of various bodies knowledge I’ve picked up on my way. Mostly verbal and some written. So check it, I am about to drop some decolonial knowledge on yo ass.

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  • Quick Los Angeles getaway on Highway 395!

    Alright y’all. I wrote this blog to serve as a resource/guide for people looking to take a beautiful nature trip on a budget. I loved my journey along Highway 395, and I hope one day to see more black and brown faces in these white-dominated spaces.

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  • #VotaVato Voter Guide Extra Extra Special Election Edition June 4, 2019

    What we will do is tell you to take your ass to the polls and vote for Measure EE.

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  • Season 2, Ep. 2: The Nature of The Threat Series On Education : Money, Money Money, Money!

    We continue our conversation on the importance of public education. Our guest is Dr. Pedro Noguera who speaks on the importance of investing in public education, holding elected officials and other leaders accountable and the teachers strike.

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