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Latino Americans

Latino America, United We Stand

Christopher Cabanillas | Posted 08.04.2015 | Latino Voices
Christopher Cabanillas

The bigotry of Trump's comments isn't something that's usually heard in public spaces, but it surely still exists in private ones -- a belief that all Latino immigrants have to offer the United States is drugs, crime and rape.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' and the Inclusive Future Of American History

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.14.2015 | Arts
Ian Reifowitz

If people see their ancestral experience integrated -- not just mentioned in a checklist kind of way, but fully integrated into the larger narrative -- then they are far more likely to see that larger narrative of American history as something that speaks to them.

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate Obamacare's 5th Anniversary

Sanjeev K. Sriram | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Sanjeev K. Sriram

Health care is a human right and fundamental for a moral society. The ACA and its many provisions are important steps on our journey to health justice, a path that requires all of us (healthcare providers, elected officials, public health experts, and "ordinary" people) to do our part for our fellow Americans.

New Mexicans Go Missing From Major TV Series

Santa Fe New Mexican | Orlando Romero | Posted 12.14.2013 | Latino Voices

After all the hoopla generated by PBS for its special, Latino Americans, viewers like myself couldn't wait to see it. The multi-part series seemed to ...

Hispanics Are Dead

Tatiana Pagés | Posted 12.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Tatiana Pagés

Latino Americans are the ones who live in Latin América; the ones who stayed there who are very different from the ones who left. The ones who leave are looking for different truths and for economic as well as intellectual pursuits.

California's Immigration Reforms May Affect the Rest of the U.S.

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

While this has the potential to change the landscape of immigrant rights in the state, the implications run much deeper as California provides a bold example to the rest of the country.

The Story Of How Latinos Shaped The U.S.

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Adriana Bosch said she feels that in the last few years — because of how the immigration reform debate has been framed — many Americans see Latino...

Your Story Belongs in Latino-American History

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

More than any other media project in recent memory, Latino Americans makes a monumental effort to engage public discourse.

'This Is Our History And Our History Is American History'

NY Daily News | Posted 09.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Ray Suarez is looking to change the way the history of Latinos in the U.S. is taught in classrooms. The “PBS NewsHour” correspondent is the aut...

"Latino Americans' Dreams Big

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — An ambitious PBS documentary on the 500-year history of Latinos in America is aimed at a broad audience, its producer sa...

Beyond the Hispanic Mindset -- A Contemporary Approach to American Latino Consumers

Tatiana Pagés | Posted 09.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Tatiana Pagés

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?

'Latino Americans' Shines Light On The Community

VOXXI | Federica Longo | Posted 05.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino history in the United States has been obscure until now. A new documentary series narrated by actor Benjamin Bratt will chronicle the history o...

WATCH: Popular Super Bowl Ad Remixed To Reflect 'Reality'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.07.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dodge Ram's Super Bowl ad painted a romantic portrait of American farmers, but did it irresponsibly avoid reality? The car company's "God Made a Fa...

Young Americans Have the Power to Change Washington

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 03.13.2013 | College
Jose Aristimuno

The truth is that there is simply too much at stake to stay idle. What politicians in Washington do today, will affect all of us in the future.

Kennedy Center Hasn't Recognized A Single Latino Artist In A Decade

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 09.21.2012 | Latino Voices

This year five more artists will receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors, and once again no Latino artists will be among the awardees. In fact ...

Obama To Highlight Latinos, Meet With Evangelicals

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is celebrating the contributions of Latino Americans by hosting the American Latino Heritage Forum at the White H...

Pro-Life? Pro-Choice? It's Time to Be Pro-Access!

Stephanie J. Alvarado | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Stephanie J. Alvarado

Latinas are the country's youngest and fastest growing population; our reproductive health affects the entire nation across many communities.

Latinos and the Census: A $1 Trillion Business Game-Changer.

Roberto Ramos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roberto Ramos

Politicians should not be the only ones addressing this demographic game-changer, so should companies looking for growth opportunities.

Arizona's Immigration Bill and Korea: Adopting a failed precedent

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Solis

The bill that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer recently signed into law would create the kind of atmosphere that already exists in Korea -- racially profiling resulting in human rights violations.

Cesar Chavez, Icon or Not?

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

If Chavez failed to build a long-lasting union, it was not because of administrative ineptness or an effort to preserve dictatorial control.

Chicago Sun-Times Series, Nuevo Chicago -- Right on Point

Juan Rangel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Juan Rangel

Too often, the Hispanic community is beset by stereotypes. One side portrays them as "minority" victims, the other as selfish consumers of entitlements and social services.

New Muslim Cool Forges Path for New America

Bakari Kitwana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bakari Kitwana

Fighting against being defined by America's bygone eras, New Muslim Cool points us toward a more complicated future.

Sam Stein

Obama Pushes Back On Richardson Post As "Consolation Prize" To Latinos | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Announcing Bill Richardson as Commerce Secretary today, Barack Obama was asked by a reporter whether the appointment was merely a consolation prize fo...