Interview With “Bully” Director Lee Hirsch

Interview With “Bully” Director Lee Hirsch

Mary Mata April 18, 2012

By Janice Fuentes, Our Tiempo While I enjoy a pleasant conversation with Kelby, one of the subjects in the much anticipated documentary “Bully”, the movie’s director, a very tired Lee […]

How “Yo’ Momma’s So Fat” Jokes Made Me A Better Person

Mary Mata January 4, 2012

I think I grew up within the generation that had it socially tougher than my parents, but not as easy as our children. Sure, my parents had to cross a […]

Latino Kids In Alabama Bullied Since Immigration Law Passed

Mary Mata October 24, 2011

It should come as no surprise that, in the wake of Alabama’s anti-Latino immigrant law, sentiments towards Latinos in that state are becoming less than civil. If it wasn’t something […]

How My Mother Saved Me From My Mexican Kindergarten Bully

Mary Mata October 5, 2011

I had a horrible time in Mexican Kindergarten. Much of it had it can be blamed on me. I had not developed any kind of social instincts at the age […]

Bullying In School, You Gotta Nip It In The Bud

Mary Mata October 4, 2011

When I was in sixth grade, there was a girl in school that decided I was someone she could pick on. My parents had moved my sisters and I to […]