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Mexican American History

Galveston: The Home of Texas Mexican Literature

Tony_Diaz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

We register on the American imagination in three phases. First we are ignored. Then we are vilified. Finally, we are accepted -- but only as a consumer group. We are hardly ever thought of as intellectuals. That has to change.

A Wealth Of Mexican-American Newspapers

Arizona Daily Star | Ernesto Portillo, Jr. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Latino Voices

The headline was succinct and direct: "Much persecution of Mexicans in California." The headline was printed in Spanish on July 14, 1936, in El Tuc...

Corpus Christi Is Filled With History

AP | By RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 06.03.2013 | Latino Voices

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — For most residents from bigger Texas cities, the South Texas city of Corpus Christi has always been a day-trip destinat...

Obscure Date Marks Mexican-American Origins

San Antonio Express-News | Elaine Ayala | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Few will notice that Saturday is a significant day in U.S. history. Feb. 2 won't ring a bell for anyone except perhaps historians and Chicano activ...

WATCH: Mexican American Soldiers Of WWII

Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Bombs lit up a sunless sky. A surprise attack -- airplane strikers, submarines, and Japanese soldiers relentlessly assaulting the naval base. Daybreak...

Arizona and the Tyrannical Melting Pot

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.26.2012 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

House Bill 2281, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, targets public school districts' ethnic studies programs. We need to look at the Arizona law in historical perspective.