History articles

PBS & AOL launch new site showcasing accomplished women

LatinaLista — In 2013, PBS will broadcast a 3-hour documentary about the Women’s Movement and its impact over the last half century. Yet, in a move that is new for PBS, the public television network isn’t waiting for the film’s debut to release a web site — it’s doing it now but in a very

Auction house to sell “Pancho Villa’s last saddle”

LatinaLista — On July 20, 1923, Mexican revolutionary leader, Pancho Villa, was assassinated in Chihuahua, Mexico. Though he was a murderer, a cattle rustler and bank robber, Villa was also a charismatic hero to the thousands of Mexico’s poor. As a result, he left behind a Robin Hood-esque legacy that has been romanticized over the