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Nelida Neri
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  • Houston, TX
  • United States

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How did you hear about Latinitas?
A friend from high school who is an intern at Latinitas
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite type of music?
Hip hop,alternative rock, Spanish pop and tropical
What is your favorite TV show or movie?
Vikings (History Channel), Harry Potter movies
What is your favorite book or magazine?
Favorite Magazine: TIME
What is your favorite hobby or what do you do for fun?
Reading, and jogging at the park with friends

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Posted on October 12, 2013 at 1:32am 0 Comments

I like the term Hispanic better because I feel that it's more correct and general than to zoom in and classify a person by their country of origin. I've always thought it odd that many people I know put a lot of emphasis on what country they are from. "No, I'm from Chile" and "Oh NO, I'm from Puerto Rico definitely not Mexican ."

In the United States, do you ever hear a Caucasian/Anglo/White person say "no I'm not British I'm Australian." Or "my grandparents are from Austria" They… Continue

"Usted"or "Tu", that is the question!

Posted on October 8, 2013 at 6:17pm 0 Comments

Growing up I was taught by my parents to address my elders as "Usted" in Spanish instead of "Tu".

Though they never told me to refer to them like that as well. Now that I think of it that would be extremely strange for me to say Usted to my parents.

Anywho, I tend to be silently horrified when I hear a cousin or a co-worker say Tu to an elder. A couple of my cousins speak spanish only once every blue moon so if they forget the "rules" about how to speak to our grandparents I… Continue

Girl Rising, an Insipiring Documentary

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 10:16pm 0 Comments

Girl Rising is an extremely inspiring documentary that follows the lives and looks back on the life changing struggles of several girls from all around the world. The difficulties that these girls have had to face can be hard to imagine but this documentary sheds light and knowledge on the silent battles being fought and won. Resilient and outstanding girls and young women everywhere are fighting for basic rights (such as primary school education) and a better quality of life. Girl rising does… Continue

Group Projects in School (and life), Play Nice!

Posted on September 22, 2013 at 7:11pm 2 Comments

Have you ever been in class assinged to a group with or sitting next to a person who doesnt speak the same language you do or who doesnt speak english bery well? If you let it, things can get very frustrating. They dont have to be though. One has to learn that being understanding and practicing empathy is a part of life, and yes can be a part of group projects too. First of all, the fact that they a person doesnt speak the same language you do makes them no less intelligent than yourself.…


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At 1:23pm on September 14, 2013, Jasmine Villa said…

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