It is time to knock down the wall, hike up our proverbial skirts, and salvage the Lambada from the landfill of history.
Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month this year (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), communities across the country are honoring the many contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made both to our nation and to their own cities and towns.
By putting the right tools into the hands of unbanked and under-banked Latinos, and making sure they know how to use them to their advantage, we can provide a gateway to financial inclusion.
Did you know that approximately one in every six Americans is Hispanic? The 2010 U.S. Census counted the nation's Hispanic population at 50.5 million ...
From September 15th to October 15th the U.S. at large is forced to take notice, to acknowledge the undeniable contributions Latinos have made and continue to make to society.
Just think of the possibilities if the immigrant mentality was awakened throughout America once again. Not only would we be more willing to embrace new immigrant populations, but it would inspire us all to reconnect with our heritage and the cultural values that enable us to think, act and innovate most authentically.
We all win if we embrace, "The Hispanic Moment." We must invest in second and third generation Latino youth and simultaneously promote their assent to the middle class and create workers to offset the costs of a graying society.
Salt is one thing we virtually always agree on as partners. Whether it's the missing ingredient in a nearly perfect dish or a dip in the Pacific to wash off a bad day, we share a deep love for salt.
As the mother of a brown son, the Zimmerman acquittal left me saddened and conflicted. Saddened because Trayvon Martin's life ended so abruptly and under unexpected circumstances. Conflicted because of the diverse reaction of society at large.
For years, there has been an ongoing dispute surrounding the use of the term "Hispanic" or "Latino." What's the big deal, some might say? After all, these are just names used to identify certain ethnicities, and what's really in a name anyway?
Genetic genealogy has been around for more than a dozen years, but has exploded in popularity over the last few. We're remarkably fortunate to live...
King took his most recent anti-immigrant comments about undocumented youth straight from an old-school xenophobic playbook, and Americans interested in the immigration debate should understand the extent to which the Congressman has plagiarized the past.
What evidence did he present, which metaphors did he use, which rhetorical strategies did he utilize for his legal argument that swayed the United States Supreme Court to finally recognize us and ensure that we would be granted all the rights and privileges guaranteed by the Constitution?
Recently I was listening to a radio program on NPR and the guest speakers were talking about the life expectancy for Mexicans and Mexican Americans throughout the United States, in comparison to other groups.
Who invented the Frito anyway? Practically every reference source gives C.E. Doolin the credit. What I want to know, however, is who was the "Mexican man" who sold his recipe to Doolin?
Our Hispanic community's impact on the U.S. mainstream culture exceeds the consumption of goods and services; it is an upward trend that will define the future of our country.