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?”
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
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.
Since April, Ada Rojas and Rocio Mora have traveled to six cities around the country - Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York - driving their Kia provided by the automaker sponsoring their tour dubbed "Rizos On The Road."
A coalition of state prosecutors from several states, including New York, opposed today President Donald Trump's decision to bar transsexuals from serving in the military, which they say is "discriminatory."
A wide variety of regional products make up Mexico's traditional confectionary, with the use of different fruits marking the state identity of each candy.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has decided to change its name to "UnidosUS".
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.