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Noel Quiñones – “8 Confessions of My Tongue” @WANPOETRY – YouTube

Back in the day, speaking Spanish outside of the home was discouraged and even punished. In the 1960s and 1970s, students were subject to paddlings and corner-time for speaking Spanish in school. But even today, without such overt penalties, it is proving difficult to pass the language on to next generations of US-born Latinos.

 

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