Known as "Pancho," this 'cousin' of Santa carries the entire history of the Chicano Movement in his sack of gifts.
A journalist and activist for the rights of Mexican Americans and women, Idár spoke out like no one before her against racism and injustice
The new César Chávez Institute was born with the goal of stopping "linguistic supremacy" in a country where 63% of the more than 57 million Latinos are of Mexican origin.
Alfredo Corchado está jugando con mi cabeza, obligándome a pensar mucho sobre algo que había guardado con cuidado: el significado de ser mexicano-estadounidense.
Alfredo Corchado is messing with my head, forcing me to think hard about something I had neatly packed away: what it means to be Mexican-American. What are friends for if not to turn your world upside down?
At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country.
But does the country love us back?
Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:
There has been much focus on Donald Trump’s erratic foreign policy -- the outlandish positions, the many flip-flops, the mistakes. But far more damaging in the long run might be what some have termed the Trump effect -- the impact of Trump on the domestic politics of other countries. That effect appears to be powerful, negative and enduring. It could undermine decades of American foreign policy successes.
Latinos are much like the Irish. Both came to America as down-on-their-luck Catholic immigrants from failing countries only to be despised when they got here.