CULTURE & POLITICS

The Politics of Paternity Leave for Latino Fathers

New parenthood can be a crazy, sleep-deprived, emotional roller coaster. Now imagine doing that and holding down a 9-5 job. Roberto Santiago, an interpreter and blogger, is one of the lucky men who fondly remembers his son's newborn phase. In 2009 the 42 -...

Ricky Renunció. What’s Next for Puerto Rico?

It's been 21 days since Ricardo Rosselló was forced to resign as governor of Puerto Rico. Slow-building protests across the island-nation culminated in historical national protests. Without the constant visible unrest, the island and its activities have fa...
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Latino Hollywood Writes Letter to Querida Familia

"We've got your back." That was the message Latino Hollywood sent via their Querida Familia letter which was published on August 16, 2019. Querida Familia is an open letter to the immigrant and Latino communities offering support and encouragement in the wake...

5 Little Known Facts About Roberto Clemente

There is whimsical, yet somber, air to the Roberto Clemente Museum in Pittsburgh. Off to one side, when you walk in, there is an iconic “Angel Wings” picture of the Pirates legend. It’s a fitting image of the man who was a godsend to many. Yet, roughly 40...

Latino Stereotypes That Should Be Cancelled

Ever since Chino decided to exact revenge on Tony in West Side Story, Latinos have been on the receiving end of bad stereotypes. We're all hot heads, gang bangers and menacing bad guys.  For the record, The Jets were troublemakers too! But do you see L...

Anything but Mexican

"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best...They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with them. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good ...

Why Latinos Will Choose The Next President in 2020

The second round of Democratic debates for the candidates running for President kicked off last night in Detroit. Candidates debated about  immigration, healthcare and who can beat the current President, Donald Trump. Top Latino issues like education and t...
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