By Katherine Leal Unmuth Latino Ed Beat A new report by the UCLA Civil Rights Project on the high suspension rates of students in California is generating buzz among legislators and educators alike. The study estimated that more than 400,000 students were removed from class at least once in the 2009-10 school year–”enough to fill [...]
By Rodolfo F. Acuña LatinaLista Curators defend their institutional efforts toward historical accuracy – and some do make an effort. Yet this reform has been countered by the resurgence of what I call a “Daughters of the American Revolution” mentality.
By Juan Miret A Hispanic Matter In a hectic society, where everything is running 24 hours a day and the minutes contain fewer and fewer seconds, cigars are the perfect excuse to scream out to the world: Stop! I need to take a break by enjoying this cylindrical chimney whose smoke generates ideas and encourages [...]
By Ana Serafin Traveling Latina Tax Season is officially over and by now most of you have already filed your taxes and are either waiting for your return or holding onto your return to figure out how to spend that money. Well here’s an idea, why don’t you head over to NYC?
By Cristina Avila-Zesatti Global Press Institute Once barred from mines by an ancient myth, women here make up an increasing percentage of the mining industry’s labor force as they try to support their families and fill in for men who have migrated north. The women of Mexico’s mines say they are convinced they can transform [...]
By Gretchen Alfonso Moms Clean Air Force Have you seen these ads on TV? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbrNZjRqfmQ[/youtube] I did and I thought they were powerful. I had no idea how powerful that message was until last week when I watched my own 11-month old have a nebulizer strapped around her head while she screamed and cried in [...]