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Roger E. Hernández writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column, distributed by King Features, that has been published in some 50 newspapers including the Washington Post, New York Post, Daily News in Los Angeles, Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Inquirer, New Jersey Star Ledger, Arizona Republic, Rocky Mountain News in Denver and El Paso Times. His longer articles have appeared in the New York Times, the AARP's bilingual magazine Segunda Juventud, Reader's Digest and New Jersey Monthly. Hernandez is also author of several books including "Cubans in America," an illustrated history of the Cuban presence in the United States. He is editor in chief and co-owner of Galloping Hill Media, publisher of the New Jersey-oriented email blast NJ My Way. And Hernandez teaches writing and journalism at New Jersey Institute of Technology and at Rutgers.