Amaris Castillo Mami on cell phone
A Latina's Sticky Past (And Present) With Her Mami & The Cell Phone
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 19:01

It’s been 40 years since the first cell phone call was made, and the buzz surrounding it today made me reflect on its great impact on our daily lives. In particular, how the mobile phone has carved – and often hurt – the relationship between my mother and I.


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Stacey Dash and Alicia Silverstone in Clueless
The Cell Phone In Pop Culture -- With Latinos
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 14:55

Today marks the cell phone’s 40th anniversary and there’s no doubt how influential the smartphone has been on our every daily lives since its birth. How often are our limbs attached to our phones to communicate, email, and even share how crappy your day was with Facebook?


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