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Book Review of Across a Hundred Mountains

Book Review by Daniel Olivas            As the public discourse over undocumented immigration becomes more heated and, at times, outright ugly particularly in the blogosphere, attacks on such immigrants are often made in broad strokes and with gross generalizations.  This should not be a surprise because it is easier to denigrate and reject a group …

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Book Review of The Accidental Santera

 Book Review by Vincent Bosquez Santeria, a religion established by slaves in Cuba, has often been sensationalized as a practice based primarily on animal sacrifices and secret rituals where initiated priests enter into a trance and become possessed by an orisha, or spirit. Irete Lazo (a pseudonym), a practicing Santera and former scientist who received …