There’s Nothing Wrong With Her… #AutismAwareness

There’s Nothing Wrong With Her… by Mimi Machado-Luces #MimiTVA #LaVidaEnBlack #BlueDivaDesi My mother droned this into our heads when we confirmed my daughter’s autism. “That child is brilliant you know, Mimi,” she repeated in her sing song-y West Indian accent, “you ent’ have to worry about she, Desi goin’ an’ change dee world you know.Continue reading “There’s Nothing Wrong With Her… #AutismAwareness”

El Maestro Rafael Cordero, La Vida En Black History Month #BlackHistoryIsGlobal

Todays La Vida En Black History Month Message comes from Borinken… or the Beautiful island of Puerto Rico…  One of the most renowned Puerto Ricans of African ancestry was Rafael Cordero (1790 – 1868), a freeman born in San Juan into a poor family, his father Lucas Cordero worked in the tobacco fields and his motherContinue reading “El Maestro Rafael Cordero, La Vida En Black History Month #BlackHistoryIsGlobal”

Donte Deserves A Diploma!

A Mother’s Determined Fight to Keep Kennedy Krieger Honest and Protect the Future of Her Autistic Son by FAITH NELSON Published: April 17, 2012 Are autistic children becoming a numbers phenomenon for counters and a financial opportunity for Autism authorities? Autistic student Donte Reeves being unceremoniously dropped from the 2012 diploma rolls at Baltimore’s KennedyContinue reading “Donte Deserves A Diploma!”