Somos Primos "We are Cousins" August 2019
Dear Primos and Friends:
There are four remaining issues to be published of SomosPrimos.com. The
twenty years of monthly issues will be archived and available online
indefinitely. I invite you to be a part of it.
If you have never sent an article, please consider submitting a
personal, especially memorable, meaningful memory, an incident,
accident, or situation in your life or family, which greatly impacted
your life, perhaps changed your entire direction or attitudes towards
The four remaining months are seasonal and hopefully will stir up some
especially sweet stories.
SEPTEMBER: School, friends, new experiences, favorite teacher/Subjects,
college, trade, hobbies, jobs.
OCTOBER: Halloween, bon fires, wind, kites, spooky, scary, near-misses,
NOVEMBER: Dia de los Muertos,Thanksgiving, both hinge on the joy and
importance of familia reunions.
DECEMBER: Christmas gratitude for a past and rich life shared with
marvelous friends and family.
In this issue, under Heritage Project, Chapter 20 of my life story, I
share one of my most unusual life stories.
The true account of an angelic being who saved my life. I felt the
actual grip, the physical touch of his large hands on my shoulders,
guiding and preparing me for a circumstance, which was about to happen.
With the exception of my husband, this is the first time I have shared
With all my religious exploring, I had come to believe that an awesome
Godly power pervades the universe, but what I learned even more
important was that the great Creator-God knows and loves each one of us
individually, and HE holds the future. HE does not expect us to know
and understand everything, just to trust that HE does.
If you want to be part of the Somos Primos collection of writings,
please send your submissions as soon as possible. The December issue
will be compiled in November. In order to get the December issue out
before Thanksgiving, my target, I will not be able to accept any
submissions after November 1st.
Somos Primos has been quite a adventure. Through your personal stories
and articles, I am sure Somos Primos readers have been able to relate
with more understanding to our Spanish heritage and with more compassion
to the cultural diversity of our nation It has been a joy.
David Bellavia Receives Medal of Honor for Rescuing Entire Squad in
10 Sacred Sites in America Worth Seeing by Jim Stewart
50 years ago, President Nixon warned . . .
Mainstream Media Caught LYING About The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill
Media Research Center, one of the largest video archives in the United
"Unmasked" by Brent Bozell, a #1 Amazon bestseller
Llhan Omar’s Deception? By Alex Gilmarc
Illegals Lose Major Excuse as Mexican Airline Begins Offering $1 Return
Political Salsa: When are we Mexican … indigenous?
Que es ser Hispano? What is being Hispanic?
New unread message: El Tímpano listens to Oakland’s Spanish-speaking
Peace Cross war memorial on public land outside Washington, D.C., can
Display of Gay Pride Flag at High School Prompts Demands for Removal
Almost Half of Millennial Christians Oppose Evangelism
El Paso School named after Captain Gabriel Navarette
ISIS Attack On U.S. Church Just Thwarted
An Alabama megachurch has been granted the authority to create its own
In NO God we Trust
Senate Briefed on USO Sightings, June 24, 2019SPANISH PRESENCE in the
Book: The Canary Islanders In Texas by Armando Curbelo Fuentes
MY HERITAGE PROJECT
Mimi’s Story, Chapter 20 Finding a Church, Writing Involvement Grows
Book: An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States
by Rosina Lozano, Ph.D.
Mary Virginia Orozco, First Latina admitted to the California Bar
Sr. Margarita Acosta, Member of the Sisters of Charity of Providence
Jean Vanier, L’Arche International Leaders
Raul Ruiz, Chicano Journalist and Activist
EARLY AMERICAN PATRIOTS
What Really Happened on July 4th? by Stephen McDowell
EARLY AMERICAN LATINO PATRIOTS
Book: The Canary Islanders In Texas by Armando Curbelo Fuentes
VIVA DNA by Gerald Flavin
Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on the Biblical Philistines by Megan Gannon
August 21-24: Federation of Genealogical Societies Family History
Census Records of the 16th since 17th and 18th Centuries. Revised
edition by Peter E. Carr
Hispanic Surnames and Family History by Lyman D. Platt
Dark Agenda: The War Against Christian America.
10 Top Christian Billionaires
From Saint John Paul II the Great
The Bible and Homosexuality with Dr. Robert Gagnon
Religiously affiliated in US appear to be even more religiously
committed in 2014 than in 2007.
Anthony Eudelio Varona, Named Dean of the University of Miami School of
The Turkish Gulen Movement, expanding in the United States through Gulen
The Catholic University for Creative Arts and Business Innovation
Barroco Poblano: Santiago Chignahuapan by Richard D. Perry
Gabriela Cámara, on the Brink of Global Culinary Fame
BOOKS AND PRINT MEDIA
Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class by
Jody Agius Vallejo
Review by Albert V. Vela, Ph.D.
The 21st International Latino book Awards Finalists: The Books Keep
Getting Better by Kirk Whisler
Oct 17-20th National Latino Press Association Summit
FILMS, TV, RADIO, INTERNET
Chicano! PBS Documentary: Fighting for Political Power
Welcome to Xiquihuitl Media & Video Call Out
Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso, Texas
Rafael J. Gonzalez, California State Poet introduces Gerardo Omar Marin:
Latin Connection Magazine (online)
Latina Style, A National Magazine for the Contemporary Hispanic Woman,
25th Anniversary (online)
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
Fire at at Heritage Museum of Orange County
June 30th, Hon. Fredrick Aguirre presented “Jose & Martina Aguirre
Family- 100 Years in Orange County”
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Dolores Huerta Square in Boyle Heights Unveiled
Introduction to the Racial Politics of Language in Los Angeles
Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial on Hill Street M
The Strongest Earthquake in 20 years Shook California on July4th
Off The Wall Print Sales.
September 28: North San Diego Family Book Festival
Sept 4, 1999: Newspaper, Los Pobladores 200, activists lead walkers
Sons of the American Revolution, San Diego Chapter
Family and History Display of Robert Smith, Jr.
El verdadero genocidio de California que desmonta parte de la Leyenda
Hail Satan’ opening prayer at Alaska government meeting prompts
walkouts, protest by Owen Daugherty
Extracts from: New Mexico in the Mexican-American War by Ray John De
EPIC of the Greater Southwest by Ruben Salaz Marquez
Texas Hot Sauce Festival
Sweet Paris Crêperie & Cafe story by Rosie Carbó
Hispanic Business Convention of Texas Speakers:
Honorable Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge
Honorable Ruben Becerra, Hays County Judge
Texas Puts a Stop to Religious Discrimination against Business Owners
On This Day
This Week in Duval County, History, June 24-30th and July 1-7th
Early Mail Service Part IV: The Republic of Texas by Rueben M. Perez
San Ygnacio’s Treviño-Uribe Rancho Home by Jose Antonio Lopez
Captain Jose de Urrutia, Commander of the Royal Commander of the Royal
Presidio of San Antonio de Bexar
By John D. Inclan, Edited by Bernadette Inclan MIDDLE AMERICA
Solomen Rangel by Rudy Padilla
Change is in the Air by Rudy Padilla
Photo: 1960, a Portable Pool
The Gay Jewish Matador From Brooklyn by Corey Kilgannon
New York state law allows illegal aliens to obtain driver’s licenses
Darren Collison, Christian Athlete
Colson Chipp Whitehead
Remember Their Names: Terese Marie Mailhot and Tommy Orange
The Institute of American Indian Arts campus
These Writers Are Launching A New Wave Of Native American Literature
Knowledge keepers: How Western science and Indigenous knowledge
1905 Geronimo Drives a Car
Jewish History TimelineARCHAEOLOGY
Sobre la Tumba del Emperador Azteca Ahuizotl en el Templo Mayor
San Vicente de Ferrer Chimalhuacan: the cloister frescoes by Richard D.
Educampo: Sembrando Trabajo en Mexico
29 June, 2019: Museo de Coahuila y Texas de la Cd. de Monclova, Coah.
CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
This is America/ This is USA
Cuarto Viaje De Colón Al Nuevo Mundo: Primera Expedición Por
Trophy Skull Discovery Hints Civil War Might Have Contributed to Maya’s
Collapse by Gabriel D. Wrobel
Historic Reed Bank oil samples donated to National Museum by: Edgar
Allan M. Sembrano
Historia de los pueblos Iberos: Escritura y lengua
Hernán Cortés a 500 años de su hazaña
Ramat Trump Community in Israel
El origen pagano de la fiesta de San Juan
Muslim gain more control of Israel’s holiest site
New Terrorist Activity in Europe
The 630 Year-Old Reason Eastern Europeans Dislike Islam By Raymond
Islam’s Greatest Victory: The Fall of Constantinople, May 29, 1453
German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in
Worldwide Persecution of Christians at Near Genocidal Levels