Wednesday, February 13, 2008

... and the poets mourn

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00 AM

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.

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