Born to be free by Cuban Photographer Juan Carlos Alom — art hispanic

Hey guys. I started a page for hispanic art appreciation. Read along and learn with me if you're interested! Nacidos para ser libres (Born to be free) is a 2012 photo series by Juan Carlos Alom depicting Cubans swimming in the ocean. The water they swim in is a paradise away from the reality of … Continue reading Born to be free by Cuban Photographer Juan Carlos Alom — art hispanic

Are Spaniards Hispanic?

I've come to realize that there are a few misconceptions surrounding the geography and lexicon used to describe the people who descend from/live in Spanish-speaking countries. These are a few misconceptions I've heard people have over the years. Being from a Spanish-speaking country does not make a person "Spanish." Spanish is a language and a nationality, so if you … Continue reading Are Spaniards Hispanic?

Illegal Immigration into the U.S.

People don't come here illegally because they want to break the law, they come here illegally because it's the only way they can in their desperate situation (meaning waiting X amount of years isn't an option). Illegal immigrants pay thousands of dollars to get here (that they would contribute to the U.S. if there was an avenue for … Continue reading Illegal Immigration into the U.S.