What happens when a first-generation immigrant achieves a high level of success and their kids don’t know where to start? In August 1987, my father, a kid from Miami that immigrated from Cuba … [Read more...] about My Parents Achieved the American Dream: Now What?
As part of their Golden Tribe Lecture Series, the Student Government Association and Union Productions brought former DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña to Florida State University. Murphy and … [Read more...] about The Truth Behind Narcos: A Conversation with Steve Murphy and Javier Peña
Authenticity is the name of the game when it comes to Hannah King’s globally-sourced handicraft company. King is the Founder and CEO of the Tallahassee based socially conscious company Woven Futures. … [Read more...] about Woven Futures: Preserving Indigenous Cultures Through Artisan Handicraft
“I remember porque era el mismo, the same amount of time as a woman carries her child.” Three raps of his raisin knuckles on the glass coffee table in front of us, louder than expected, leaves a … [Read more...] about Abo’s Story: How the Freedom Flights Led to Me
On December 20th, 1989, the United States began the invasion of the strategically invaluable Central American nation of Panama. The sole intent of the invasion was to depose the former CIA asset and … [Read more...] about Operation Just Cause: A Playlist
Latin America has been a troubled area for decades. Many countries in the region are ruled by unethical leaders, while infamous drug cartels led by powerful drug lords control many smaller areas … [Read more...] about The School of the Americas: How the United States Has Trained Latin American Dictators in Corruption and Genocide