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November is the time to remember our Natives

November is the time to remember our Natives

By Andy Porras La Prensa San Diego “I give you this one thought to keep, I am with you still – I do not sleep.” Thus goes a traditional Native American poem worth knowing as Uncle Sam tips his stovepipe hat to its Native American population during November, Native American History month. It’s time to


Supreme Court urged not to intervene on bail for immigrant felony suspects

By Laurie Liles Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Opponents of an Arizona law that denies bail to felony suspects who are in this country illegally urged the Supreme Court on Monday to let stand a lower court ruling that overturns the ban. The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and the ACLU of Arizona were responding to


2015 Top Ten ‘New” Latino Authors’ List

By Jose B. Gonzalez CTLatinoNews t’s that time of year when releases its national ‘Top Ten Latino authors to Watch (and read) list. Led by Connecticut resident Jose B. Gonzalez, it features fiction, an autobiography and biographies and poetry. Gonzalez is a professor of literature at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, he


Latino Art professor shares his passion with Savannah design students

By John Newton La Voz Latina Like all great college professors, Ruben Salinas, is passionate about his work and he enjoys sharing his unique ideas about art with the students he teaches at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Salinas is also proud of his Latino heritage and in September he shared that