A voice for words left unspoken

Poet Bobby Gonzalez came to campus last Wednesday to discuss ‘The Untold Story of the Americas.’ Gonzalez, a renowned lecturer, storyteller and poet, treated students to a talk celebrating and dissecting his culture.

Gonzales was born and raised in New York City. He is of Native American (Taino) and Puerto Rican descent. Over his years as an artist, Gonzales has developed a signature performance style, a combination of reading, storytelling, emcee-ing and reading poetry.

He has published a book of poetry, ‘Song of the American Holocaust: Native Poetry from the South Bronx Reservation’ and spoken at colleges and universities across the country.

The event, sponsored by Uni?n Latina, allowed Gonzalez the opportunity to raise awareness about his heritage, its modern