Hector Luis Alamo
The Hispanic Federation and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice launched the Redistricting Academy, a first-of-its-kind bilingual resource center which aims to empower Latinos “to advocate for district maps that reflect the diversity of their population,” according to a press release.
While the pandemic has certainly hurt Biden’s support among Latinos, so has the economy. And Latino support for Biden on immigration is even lower.
Hector chats with Kawenaʻulaokalā Kapahua, an organizer and activist in the Hawaiian independence movement
Hector chats with Todd Miller, a journalist who has covered the border and the border-industrial complex for the past 20 years, and the author of the upcoming book, “Build Bridges, Not Walls.”
Last week was St. Patrick’s Day, and thinking of Ireland always makes me think of Puerto Rico, two islands with vibrant cultures dominated by WASPy foreign powers that have tried hard to snuff those cultures out, along with the people.
Hector chats with Pabel Martinez, Global Account Director at TikTok, and the founder and CEO of Plurawl, whose mission is to redefine professionalism by empowering Latinos to be their authentic selves in the workplace
All we can do, my wife and I, is prepare my stepdaughter in every way a person can be prepared: mind, body, and soul. Because she will be tested out there.
Host Hector chats with Ramón Lagos, a Honduran-Sicilian teacher in Utah born and raised in Puerto Rico.
And though America is merely a society of cliques, I often wish America’s cliques behaved like the cliques back in middle school.
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Julio Cotto, senior vice president of the National Hispanic Institute and a Puerto Rican resident of Austin.
Life lessons are everywhere.
Hector chats with Dr. Kim Potowski, a professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of ‘IntraLatino Language and Identity: MexiRican Spanish’
We humans have always mistaken the superficial for substance.
No one understands that race is imaginary better than someone who’s multiracial.
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Tootie Alvarez, a poet and truck driver in Chicago who writes for Latino Rebels
Being bilingual and bicultural doesn’t give you two separate personalities, but the abilities of two personalities in one.
Host Hector Alamo chats with Aaron E. Sánchez, a history professor at Dallas College and author of the new book, ‘Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging Since 1900’
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Arturo Dominguez, an anti-racist activist and journalist based in Texas
It’s become popular to assign evil to some natural inclination, especially in our enemies. Our enemies are inherently evil and wrong. Even worse, they’re irredeemable.
Hector chats with Andre Lee Muñiz, editor of Remembering Don Pedro, a site dedicated to the life and legacy of the Puerto Rican independence leader, Pedro Albizu Campos.