Fresno State Production of the Hands Up Testaments

  On October 02, 2016 I attend the showing of Dr. Thomas Ellis’ production of Hands Up at Fresno State. The production consists of 7 testaments written by 7 writers, inspired by the death of Michael Brown, who was shot multiple times … Continue reading

Memoirs from The Ejido

I can remember as if it was yesterday that I ran through the streets of the small Ejido, the place I called home for many years, eleven to be exact.  My first memories birthed in this small village, I can still smell the wet hills after the rain, the home of the bakery man as I walked by on my way to school.  I can still hear the heavy accent in my teacher’s voice as she attempted to teach us how to say “Buenos Dias” in English.  She had big dreams, indeed.  Most importantly, I can still feel the passion of my community running through me. Continue reading