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Experts Weigh In: Top Latino Issues Of 2014 And What To Expect In 2015

Elianne Ramos | Posted 03.04.2015 | Latino Voices
Elianne Ramos

2014 was a decidedly tumultuous year for Latinos, filled with gripping stories, protests, and major letdowns -- among other things, the dip in Latino voter turnout and the congressional inaction on immigration legislation. Along with these we also saw considerable gains, for example, in terms of college enrollment numbers, the number of Latino Congress members, as well as a little light at the end of the tunnel for U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations.

Paving the Way for Girls to Reconsider Beauty

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

And while toy production is a multi-billion-dollar business, there are still questions all around about how much this industry is meeting demand. That's where Dr. Lisa and her company Positively Perfect, comes in.

My TeleNovella Life: Becoming That Girl

Annette Ramos | Posted 04.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Annette Ramos

Shame saturated my identity. I though that I was the only one in the world struggling, believing something was very wrong with me.

Re-Branded: The 'New' Republicans (VIDEO)

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

The following message is brought to you by "The Republican Effort to Totally Revamp Ourselves in 2014" or... RETRO 2014.

An Amateur's Reflection on Racism, Classism Within LGBT Communities

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

I have a hard time translating the concept of "people of color" with all its heavy, powerful meaning to our experience in Mexico. Race and racism are not topics present on the media, much less on off-screen daily conversations.

VOTE: What Is The Most Important Issue For Latinos This Election?

Posted 09.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Latinos have quickly become one of the most pivotal demographics needed to win any election on the national stage. As we watch the 2012 Presidential ...

Jorge Luis Macias

HIV, Life Or Death: The Story Of Alex Castillo | Jorge Luis Macias | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- As a teenager, Alex Castillo had a hard time handling his homosexuality, and found it pretty much impossible to talk about it with his ...

Cure For Hispanic Hysteria and Swine Flu the Same: Chill Out

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The nation has gone from zero to hysterical and the "Dirty Mexicans" everyone has been fretting about since the illegal immigration issue reared its ugly head just got dirtier.

Holder, Race and Obama's 10% of the White Alabama Vote

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race

The GOP's White Supremacy

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Like a restricted country club that would rather die than change, the Republican Party is marginalizing itself for the sake of the white men who run it.

McCain Wimps Out, Country Shrugs

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Far from the eccentric rebel he likes to portray, McCain is a sad pawn in the religious right's attempt to maintain power in the GOP and over the country.

McCain's Problem with White Voters

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

It is McCain who needs to score exceptionally well among white voters, better in fact than any other Republican presidential candidate in the past 20 years, including George H. W. Bush.