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Black Beans and Rice

I am listening to a book on tape called "Havanna Dreams." It has a lot
of Cuba's history in it as related to Fidel Castro. One section was
talking about this dish that was named in such a way that it sounded

Finding Gerardo Diaz's parents


I am switiching this conversation to the Research list since this is really a research topic.

There are 26 Gerardo Diaz in the Social Security death index. Where did your gradfather initially live/work when he immigrated to the United States? Where did he cross the border (El Paso? Nogales?) Do you know when and where he died?




It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees--Emilano Zapata


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Welcome Tony!

Thank you for your assistance... I am eager to begin my research.

My grandfather's name was Gerardo Diaz.

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Sorry to have the need to do this, but I really want to get a handle on
who is getting the messages delivered to their email inboxes.

If you get this email automatically delivered to your inbox then just

[Fwd: upcoming local events to support immigrant rights]

This where I plan to be on Monday morning rather than at work



Monday, April 10 National Day of Action for immigrant's rights
(rallies/marches will be held all over the country)


Hello all,

My name is Tony Diaz... I live in Chicago, born and raised on the South Side
(southeast, near the Indiana border). Any South Side Mexicans here with
roots in Zacatecas?

My grandfather was born in or around Momax, about 1890 or so. He emigrated

Is it just me....??

...or is it harder to post a message? I don't mean to come to the site and actually post. But, when Ranchos was around, it was easy to see and respond to a message because it popped up in our email. Now we actually have to come to the site...and I'm finding that, now, I'm not doing it as often. I love the site, really, it just seems harder. I feel like I haven't really had any dialogue with anyone. :o(


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