At the Abbey, my friends and I listened to our music. We laughed and reminisced and, when the music stopped, we paid the tab and thanked the barman. We turned around and walked past the new jukebox and into the rainy night, rewriting America's rich urban folklore with every step.
As a teacher of young children for more than 30 years, one of the things that I valued most was children's drawings. What incredible imagination and creativity young children have!
As I discuss this issue with executives in the boardroom and professors in the classroom, they often refer to Hispanics as second-class citizens. And because of this, Hispanic professionals, adults and children would rather assimilate and reject their essential identities.
For anyone devoted to their craft, sharing that passion with a new generation of practitioners is vital.
How do we balance the desire to use our discretionary income to shower our kids with gifts we never had with our desire to continue to teach these important cultural values of conservation and creative reuse?"
Voto Latino's AMP (Art Music Politics) column delves deeper into the reasons why people who are passionate about politics create art and make music.
The details may change, but every Latino shares a version of the same story: that moment when another Latino attacked her . . . for not being Latino enough.
When I was a young girl, we didn't talk about breast cancer. Now, we must not only talk about it, but be sure that all women have access to proper screenings and treatments.
Together, Latino businesses, medical professionals and community leaders nationwide will call on Washington policymakers to protect all Americans from dangerous air pollution, turning this call to action into a battle cry against these blatant attacks on our lives and the future of our communities.
How Did the Chivas Soccer Team Get its Name? And why won't my hot Mexican gardener take an HIV test?
When your child reads, he or she looks at the written words on a page and decides what spoken words the written words represent. But that doesn't help him understand what he is reading unless he also knows the meanings of those spoken words.
Community colleges are a great option for a lot of students -- but what I'd like is for these colleges to be presented as an option by guidance counselors, educators and leaders - not as the only alternative for Latinos.
Both the coffee picker and the fisherman were near the exit of the Salvadoran airport, along with many other young men who had also fished or farmed for a living. Outside the airport doors a boisterous crowd was cheering and chanting for them, many people were waving flags, and others were holding signs and banners with their names.
Latina moms are quickly becoming one of the most powerful and fastest-growing groups of influencers in the state, and the trend is reflected around the country.
As if it had happened yesterday, Sylvia Mendez recalled that in 1944, when she was only eight years old, she and two of her brothers were victims of ...
"You don't look Peruvian," I was told once. What does a Peruvian look like? I responded. "Well, they are like this," the person answered signaling with his right hand someone who is way shorter than me.