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Op-Ed/Commentary

Latino Man

Is the Latino Man Still Dying?

Five years ago, I looked at my daughter’s face with concerned eyes. I worried about what the future held for her male Latino classmates. Predictive statistics like high school completion, college degree att...

This Is Why I Support Jussie Smollet

In the early morning hours of January 30, 2019 Jussie Smollett, singer/actor/ LGBTQ activist reported to Chicago police that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack. The Chicago Police Department ...
Pelo Malo Op Ed

Pelo Malo Is About More Than Just Bad Hair

How long will we continue to be met with opposition for the hair we were born with? Within the Latino community, those with curly or course textured hair are sure to have heard the phrase “pelo malo” (a.k.a. "...
Race-Politics-Division

The Great Divide…The Politics of Race

My Facebook feed is full of politics and it’s getting tiring. I don’t talk about politics much. I actually avoid the topic because people are normally limited and only see things from their own point of view. S...
lgbtq-love

The Strength to Love

Gay Pride Month is a time for the LGBTQ community to celebrate it's history, culture and our unapologetic costumbres. What I find momentous about this time of the year is that it is also a time to celebrate...
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