“If we destroy nature blindly, it is a boomerang which will be our undoing.”
George Melendez Wright was the first person to recognize the dangers humans posed to wildlife in American’s National Parks. In this episode of Hidden Figuras, learn about the man that changed environmentalism forever.
Over a century ago, a young brown journalist named Jovita Idár stood up to Texas Rangers when they came to destroy her press.
An educator, journalist, activist and sometimes nurse, Idár is one of the most historically significant Texans that you’ve never heard of. And that’s no surprise.
For our latest episode of Sea of Change, we meet Melody Klingenfuss, a 24-year-old organizer and activist.
Born in Guatemala, Melody came to the states as a 9-year-old girl and only found out she was undocumented while applying to college. She ended up graduating with a masters at 22 and becoming one of the youngest organizers at CHIRLA, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights. Today, she dedicates her time to towards fighting for comprehensive immigration reform.
In this episode of Folkslore, we share how Margaret Renteria, also known as Nini, got better after being cleansed by a healer–with an egg!
The ritual is sometimes called “limpia de huevo.” It is a practice where one spiritually cleanses the body.