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Edyka Chilome

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Journalist Jorge Ramos, Poet Edyka Chilome, and a Discussion about Macondo.

Tony Diaz #NPRadio

Guests Journalist Jorge Ramos; Poet Edyka Chilomé, and a discussion about Macondo. Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante and the Nuestra Palabra Crew talk to Univision Anchorman and author Jorge Ramos about his new book “The Challenge of a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era”. Poet Edyka Chilomé flows from the book “She Speaks Poetry”, and Edyka and Tony talk about their recent experiences at Macondo, the writers workshop found by Sandra Cisneros. Click her to donate to Nuestra Palabra. Donate today and we’ll list you among our summer muses on our website through Hispanic Heritage Month and we’ll give you a shout out on the air: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=9CPLMM88TF5BSBios: Jorge Ramos has been called “Star newscaster of Hispanic TV” and “Hispanic TV’s No. 1 correspondent and key to a huge voting bloc” by The Wall Street Journal. Time magazine put him on one of the covers for its “100 most influential people in the world” (2015 issue) and on the list of “the 25 most influential Hispanics in the United States”.“Ramos carries near biblical authority, at least in the eyes of his nearly 2 million nightly viewers”, Forbes magazine reported.He is the author of thirteen books and bestsellers: “Stranger: The Challenge of a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era”, “Take a Stand; Lessons from Rebels”, “Behind the Mask”, “What I Saw”, “The Other Face of America”, “Hunting the Lion”, his autobiography “No Borders: a Journalist’s Search for Home”, “The Latino Wave”, “Dying to Cross”, “The Gift of Time; Letters from a Father”, “A Country for All; An Immigrant Manifesto”, “Los Presidenciables” (only in Spanish) and the children’s book “I’m Just Like My Dad/I’m Just Like My Mom”.Ramos has been the anchorman for Noticiero Univision since 1986. Edyka Chilomé is a literary arts activist and cultural worker who uses the mediums of writing, poetry, speaking, community organizing, and performance. A queer child of Salvadorian and Mexican immigrant activists, she was raised in social justice movements grounded in the tradition of spiritual activism. She holds a B.A. in social and political philosophy from Loyola University Chicago and an M.A. in Multicultural Women's Studies from Texas Women's University where her research focused on the decolonial power of spiritual [art]ivism. Currently based in Dallas Tx, Edyka has been asked to share her poetry and speak on social justice issues on multiple media platforms and in spaces around the country and Latin America including Tedx, NPR, The Huffington Post, GLAAD, The Tucson Poetry Festival, Prindle Institute for Ethics, The Dallas Museum of Art, Duke University, The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, and The Texas Democratic Convention. She has produced and published numerous articles, essays, plays, and poems including a collection of poetry that explores queer indigenous mestizaje in the diaspora entitled “She Speaks | Poetry”, praised by the founder of Democracy Now en Español as "...a must read for those yearning to discover new ways to open up to deep personal and global transformation." In 2017 Edyka was named top 25 most influential artists in the DFW by Artist Uprising Magazine. NP Radio airs live Tuesdays 6pm-7pm cst 90.1 FM KPFT Houston, TX. Livestream www.KPFT.org.More podcasts at www.NuestraPalabra.org.The Nuestra Palabra Radio Show is archived at the University of Houston Digital Archives. Our hard copy archives are kept at the Houston Public Library’s Special Collections Hispanic Archives.Tony DiazSundays, Mondays, & Tuesdays& The Other SideSun 7am"What's Your Point" Fox 26 HoustonMon Noon "The Cultural Accelerator" at www.TonyDiaz.netTues 6pm NP Lit Radio 90.1 FM KPFT, Houston www.NuestraPalabra.org 24/7The Other Side TV www.TheOtherSideTV.com


1 Aug 2018

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Ep. 10 - Intersections (with Edyka Chilome)

De Colores Radio

De Colores Radio has reached their 10th episode! How does that make Eva and Rafa feel? Join the team as they recall more madness such as Hurricane Harvey, DACA, and Lil Wayne. Then be moved in conversation with local artist and guest Edyka Chilome. Will they convince Eva to finally Rap Battle? Find out!Note: This episode was recorded prior to later tragic events. Our moment of silence is dedicated to all suffering in the world.

2hr 7mins

11 Sep 2017

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629: Mormons and Colonization with Edyka Chilome

Mormon Stories - LDS

In this special episode of Mormon Stories podcast Lindsay Hansen Park (Sunstone, Year of Polygamy, Color of Heaven) interviews Edyka Chilome about Mormons and Colonization.   Edyka's bio: Edyka Chilomé, born Erica Granados - De La Rosa, is a queer woman of color writer, artist, social justice educator, and spiritual activist. She is the daughter of Salvadorian and Mexican spiritual, intellectual, and community leaders. Her many years of experience passionately walking and building with women, young people, and communities of color in the U.S. and Latin America have deeply informed her fusion of art, scholarship, and what she defines as her spiritual {art}ivism. Edyka has published numerous articles, essays, and poems including a collection of poetry that explores queer mestizaje in the diaspora entitled She Speaks | Poetry, praised by the founder of Democracy Now en Español as "...a must read for those yearning to discover new ways to open up to deep personal and global transformation." She has been invited to share her spoken word poetry and speak on social justice issues around the country including The Texas Democratic Convention, TEDx, National Public Radio, and the Huffington Post. Edyka currently serves on the steering committee for Human Rights Dallas and is an instructor for Free Minds Dallas at El Centro College, host of the presidential award winning initiative The National Clemente Course for the Humanities.  

1hr 3mins

11 Apr 2016