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... and the poets mourn

It brings much sadness to announce the death of San Antonio-born poet and hero raúlsalinas.

Last night he passed on and left his mark on not only the Chicano poetry movement but the many causes he fought for. As his site labeled him “the Cockroach poet,” he paved the way for poets set out on a mission. His contributions to such causes as human rights and social justice reflect a life of constant struggle to better society.

We applaud his tireless efforts and our thoughts are with his family. Check the Current for more information and a tribute to him in an upcoming issue.

UPDATED INFO
Visitation
Friday Feb. 15, 2008
6pm 8pm
Wilke Clay Fish Funeral Home
2620 South Congress Ave.
Austin, Tex. 78704
512-442-1446


Memorial Service
Saturday Feb. 16, 2008
2pm
Wilke Clay Fish Funeral Home
2620 South Congress Ave.
512-442-1446


*followed by*
Gravesite Service
Assumption Cemetery
3650 South I 35 (@ Woodward St.)
Austin, Tex. 78704
512-442-4252

Please send flowers to Wilke Clay Fish Funeral Home.

And send cards to:
Resistencia Bookstore
1801-A South First St.
Austin, Tex. 78704


If you need any more information, please call 512-416-8885 &/or e-mail revolu@swbell.net.

Posted by Jennifer Herrera on 2/13/2008
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