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About me

Industry Student
Location Los Angeles, California
Introduction cindy(lu). 24. los angeles. chicana. graduate student & researcher. wannabe world traveller. lover of the dodgers, words, haikus, music, the color red, mangos, beaded bracelets, avocados and run on sentences.
Interests social justice issues, chicana/o and latina/o issues, education, music (rock en español, hip hop, r&b), books (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), comic strips in the newspaper, shoes, and boys with CH shirts
Favorite Movies the shawshank redemption, amores perros, toy story, finding forrester, the breakfast club, the sandlot, high fidelity, empire records, real women have curves, rabbit proof fence, smoke signals, the whale rider and clueless
Favorite Music café tacuba, julieta venegas, aterciopelados, king chango, el gran silencio, talib kweli, mos def, the roots, and a tribe called quest, prince, ozomatli, los lobos, caifanes, blackalicious, the postal service, res, the cure, the velvet teen, santana, jem, the smiths, juan gabriel and billie holiday
Favorite Books "caramelo" and "woman hollering creek" (sandra cisneros), in the time of the butterflies (julia alvarez), "drink cultura: chicanismo" and "lotería chicana: spilling the beans" (josé antonio burciaga, rip), "ten little indians" and "the toughest indian in the world" (sherman alexie)

That can't really be a fish you're standing on, can it?

oh yes, it's a bit slippery and the scales dig into my feet, but i'm standing on it.