Hispanic Heritage Month is the official time of the year when we celebrate Latinos' contribution to the country. However, the same question arises each year: What are we actually celebrating? Four different looks for the same subject.
El Mes de la Herencia Hispana es el momento oficial del año para celebrar el aporte de los latinos al país. Sin embargo, la misma pregunta surge cada año: ¿Qué es lo que se celebra realmente? AL DIA presenta cuatro miradas sobre el tema.
A day or so after Sonia Sotomayor’s biography, “My Beloved World” was released, I got a call from a New York Times reporter asking me how well the book would sell. She jumped in to the first question: “Why don’t Latinos read?”
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
The beneficiaries of the Fruit and Vegetables Prescription program (FVRx) in California are 95 per cent Hispanic.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has decided to change its name to "UnidosUS".
Pew Research Center Survey confirms that more and more people are supporting marital union among members of the LGBT community.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."