Op-Ed/Commentary

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My Life As an Undocumented Latino in the U.S.

In 1989, my family and I left our small Maya community in Yucatán, México due to poverty, violence and lack of opportunity. My parents wanted the best for my sister and I; they were willing to leave everythin...
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Do College Fraternities Still Matter?

Recently, some of my friends and I reached a special milestone. April 1st marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of our small chapter of the college fraternity we belong to. Which fraternity doesn’t really...
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Is the Latino Man Dying?

To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month 2013, ‘LLERO presents a five-part series commenting on the issues and topics affecting Latino men from all walks of life. In this fifth and final installment one Latino ma...

What is a “Real” Latino?

By now, the courting of the Latino vote this election year is pretty well documented. It’s also raised the specter of a long-standing issue within our community: what constitutes a real Latino? Romney’s gaffes ...
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Culture Clash – Latino rivalries

Contrary to what some people believe, Latinos are probably the most ethnically diverse group of people in the world. That diversity, unfortunately, comes with its fair share of inter-Latino rivalry and competit...
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