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The forgotten Negroes of Mexico

Poet and attorney Tomás Gayton, born in Seattle, has investigated the history of his slave forbears and traveled extensively in Mexico, Africa and elsewhere. In this excerpt from his book, “Sojourn on the Bohemian Highway,” he details one of his trips to Mexico and his research into the little-known history of Africans here.

Hit the road for Day of the Dead festivals

For Lakesiders who don’t get their fill of Day of the Dead happenings going on Friday, November 2, in north shore communities, the nearby towns of Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Zapotlanejo are holding extended festivities showcasing the holiday’s entrancing customs and traditions.

Vision of an Ajijic art center gains momentum

We are deeply saddened to report that Winnie Hunt, one of the artists interviewed in this article, died suddenly but peacefully on the morning of October 17. Both her passion for art and the important work she did to advance reproductive rights and freedom for women through her work with Women’s Way and Choice in Philadelphia, will be commemorated and honored in an event at her home on November 13.