janna: November 2008 Archives
When I hear this song, I think of Guatemala, and I think of Mexico. I think of the fathers of the migrants I know, who depend on their sons to send home money to sustain the family. I think of the fathers who have lost their pride by their inability to provide for their families, and who become desperate in their need. I think of the men who give in to that desperation and leave their families, and I think of the men who stay and continue to fight.
In celebration of tomorrow's election day, la música del día is from the Voto Latino Benefit Album. If you haven't already done so, download it for only $3.99 and support their efforts to empower the fastest growing voting demographic in our country. Then tomorrow, dance your way to your polling station and vote! If you're not sure where to go to vote, Voto Latino also has a handy interactive map to help you find your way.