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Vochitos, San Antonio car club helps needy with Thanksgiving dinners

Vochitos, San Antonio car club helps needy with Thanksgiving dinners

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa de San Antonio What was supposed to be a small act of kindness ended up growing into a legacy for a group of Volkswagen enthusiasts. Vochitos, a family oriented car club hosts Operation Tur­key, where the entire club donates an entire thanksgiving dinner — ham, turkey, the entire shebang —

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English without borders

By Whitney Palmeter El Nuevo Tennessean Every Thursday evening at Cherokee United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tenn., an exchange takes place as different tongues learn to speak in one common language. Leading this conversation is Dr. Rosalind Gann, an East Tennessee State University professor and English as a Second Language advocate. The main goal

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The Mextasy of William Nericcio dashes stereotypes and builds ‘mexicanidad’

By Fredesvinda Rojas Borderzine EL PASO— The Mexican experience in America, presented with verve as a celebration of the culture and and as a bulwark against negative stereotypes in popular art and media was dubbed Mextasy by Dr. William Anthony Nericcio. “This anti-Mexican fervor needs to be met with a kind of invocation of mexicanidad

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“DREAMers’ Moms” give up fast – but not fight – as Obama unveils immigration plans

By Miranda Rivers Cronkite News WASHINGTON – On her eighth day without food, Alejandra Sanchez sat in the corner of the room in a downtown Washington church, soft-spoken and red-eyed, the lack of food showing on her tiny frame. The former Arizona resident was among a handful of mothers who have been fasting – some

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Latino designer makes blue-collar workwear chic

By Ruth Munoz The Venture Growing up on a ranch in South Texas inspired designer Shayne Salinas to draw on the durable and functional workwear of his childhood to create kooTH, his latest clothing line. “I package every order individually, including a personalized thank you note,” says Shayne Salinas, an up and coming Houston Fashion

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43 Faces that Move the World

Frontera NorteSur Editor’s Note: The latest installment of Frontera NorteSur’s special coverage on the crisis in Mexico. On a frigid November night, candles illuminated the photos of 43 missing young men laid out on the patio of the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A man crouched on the ground, reading out the names of

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