Hundreds of Latinos gathered Sunday afternoon in East Los Angeles to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal on all charges for the killing of unarmed, black teenager Trayvon Martin.
The De Los Santos family epitomizes the growing number of people who work hard, follow the rules and achieve the American Dream, only to see it crumble into a nightmare.
Jorge’s father lives somewhere in California with his daughters. He is not in touch with his son. But Jorge continues his activism: for rights; recognition and dignity. And he continues to dream. “I want to pursue a Master’s degree or a doctorate to study the LGBT Latino youth community, so as a professional I’ll be able to contribute.” Shooting the video for Cuentame was part of this path.
As to whether Freddie Mac would offer a new loan to De Los Santos to buy back the house — since he has the income and is willing to compensate for the late payments — that’s not possible, explained German, because De Los Santos’ credit is ruined.