CULTURE & POLITICS

Julian-Castro

5 Things to Know About Julian Castro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV27b-JSTb0 On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Julian Castro made it official. In both English and Spanish - "I am a candidate for President of the United States of America"/"Soy un candidato por la Presedencia de los Estados Uni...
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The Civil Rights Movement through a Latino Lens

When people think of the Civil Rights Movement images of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington or Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott come to mind. The problem? That’s an incomplete portrait of what was happening across the country. Latinos were ...
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The Most Inspiring Latino Moments of 2018

2018 continued to be a challenging year for the Latino community. Past anti-immigration rhetoric now turned to action in the form of immigrants being denied asylum as well as families separated at the border. The political instability in Venezuela continued an...
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5 Panamanian Men You Need to Know

Panama is a country known for many things from the political strife it has endured, to it's contributions to the world of music and sports, to its largest architectural wonder the Panama Canal. However, it has also produced men that have not only paved success...
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The Most Kick Ass Dia De Los Muertos Ofrendas

Dia de Los Muertos is this week. For those that don’t know, this Mexican holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those close to them who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. Part of the days tradition includ...
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There May Be a ‘Brown Wave’ in the November Elections

The Congressional midterm elections are just a few weeks away. Much has been much bandied about a “blue” or “red” wave set to determine control of Congress and by extension the direction of the country. Yet another phenomenon is gripping these elections which ...
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El Matador – Chi-Chi Rodriguez

The putting green was his stage, a golf club his prop and the 18-hole course his partner; it may be an unlikely medium for a poor, Puerto Rican boy in the 1940s to find his calling, but Chi-Chi Rodriguez did that and more thanks to his quick hands and natura...
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