Netflix’s new show The Liberator is yet another chapter in a larger attempt to make World War II the new multicultural founding myth of the nation.
Hector Luis Alamo chats with guest Henry Cadena, a brand strategist and cultural researcher based in Houston, Texas
California Vetoed Ethnic Studies Requirements for Public High School Students, But the Movement Grows
Despite the veto, California’s struggle highlights a growing national movement to teach ethnic studies in K-12 classrooms.
Fort Worth has recorded over 90 murders this year so far—among those are Latino and Hispanic young men and women whose cases are either not solved or only partly solved.
Our neglect of the poor has become a tinder box and COVID-19 could be the spark that starts a deadly conflagration.
The United States prefers to maintain the status quo and keep Puerto Rico a colony.
To deny how close this country came to the brink of disaster is to ignore the obvious.
Mexican Americans proved to be Donald Trump’s Achilles heel in this historic election.
In order to properly understand the issue, we must realize, whatever its merits, that Puerto Ricans in their vast majority have historically favored permanent union with the rest of the United States.
To ensure that staying-at-home works for all, we need federal relief payments and meaningful rent debt forgiveness —not deferral— for every family impacted by the pandemic.
So-Called ‘Latino Vote’ Is 32 Million Americans With Diverse Political Opinions and National Origins
Pollsters who specialize in the Latino vote knew for months before the election that Latino support for Biden was soft, with many Latinos —especially in Florida— undecided.
Hector chats about being Afro-Latino with William García-Medina, a Puerto Rican PhD candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Kansas.
“No, but we” —by which I meant the United States— “don’t elect a president by how many votes someone gets. That’s how it is in Mexico, right?”
Regardless of the election outcome, we must also acknowledge that no one is coming to magically save us.
Now that Halloween is over, I am relieved to no longer be anyone’s costume.
Today and for the next few days, we get to celebrate. Our community showed up. We stood up for ourselves.
Navigating arduous voter registration laws in a state like North Carolina is a complicated matrix for first-time voters, and first-time vote-by-mail voters.
Latinos, COVID, and the rising Brown tide are driving Arizona’s blue wave.
The through line connecting the anti-immigrant Proposition 187 and the anti-affirmative-action Proposition 209 is apparent, and it takes human form in the person of chief proponent Governor Pete Wilson.
In my own politically divided familia, Trump support is far less about religious, fiscal or socially conservative values and much more about how we interface and interact with racist white people.
The policies that represent our country must protect all children and families, including non-citizens, who are guaranteed rights by the U.S. Constitution and international law.