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Luis Rodriguez

On the Importance of Mirrors for Students (and Teachers)

Gregory Michie | Posted 09.21.2014 | Education
Gregory Michie

To say that a teacher's race is of no importance -- especially in schools where most of the kids are black or Latino -- is to pretend that education in the U.S. exists in a post-racial dreamworld.

No Charges Filed Against Police For Man's Death Outside Cinema

AP | Posted 06.20.2014 | Crime

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor says police won't face charges in the death of a man who struggled with officers outside an Oklahoma movie theater....

Video Released Of Man Who Died In Police Altercation (GRAPHIC)

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 02.25.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The family of a man who died after an altercation with police outside of an Oklahoma movie theater has released a cellphone vid...

3 Officers On Leave After OK Man Is Killed Outside Movie Theater

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three police officers are on administrative leave while officials investigate the death of a man outside an Oklahoma movie thea...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Y'All Street: Occupy Charlotte Activist Gambles Everything On The Movement | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

This is the fourth in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here, the second is here, and the third is he...

What 2012 Means

Luis J. Rodriguez | Posted 03.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Luis J. Rodriguez

The year 2012 then is not to be revered, feared, demonized, or exalted. It's not really a date. It's a presence we are all in.

Anna Almendrala

Los Angeles Is For Revolutionaries | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles

In the 1960s and 70s, Los Angeles was full of hippies, revolutionaries and rioters. Politically, it was a time when the federal government was sending...

Latino Heritage Month: Who We Are... And Why We Celebrate?

Luis J. Rodriguez | Posted 11.15.2011 | Latino Voices
Luis J. Rodriguez

The fact is Latino heritage is U.S. heritage. You wouldn't have such "American" phenomena as cowboys, guitars, rubber balls, gold mining, horses, corn, and even Jazz, Rock-and-Roll, and Hip Hop, without the contribution of Latinos.