Palabra Final articles

gty_reince_priebus_mi_130809_16x9_608

One Latina journalist’s tips to help GOP politicians follow Chairman’s directive of engaging Latino media

One Latina journalist’s tips to help GOP politicians follow Chairman’s directive of engaging Latino media

LatinaLista — Ever since it was made clear that Obama won his bid for re-election with the help of Latino voters, Republicans have known that they need to do more to convince us that they aren’t the political bad guys. It’s a hard sell for them in light of stunts like Arizona’s Gov. Brewer who

Apathy-photo-from-healthtap-com

Why are so many Latinos pathetically apathetic?

LatinaLista — Over the summer, the Association for Psychological Science released a study that amazingly was only covered by one news media outlet. It could have been because it focused on something that most people don’t want to admit — being self-centered. According to the study, Americans are more self-centered now than they were 200

a40628d31fb1481fbb292b19e68a1ac1

In this day of rampant ignorant racism, it’s time to take Hispanic Heritage Month beyond fiestas

LatinaLista — You might have noticed the headline yesterday about how the White House was celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a concert featuring a carefully selected group of Latino artists – Lila Downs (Mexico), Gloria Estefan (Cuba), Ricky Martin (Puerto Rico), Alejandro Sanz (Spain), to name a few – to emphasize the diversity within the

08-14 immigration reform - dairy - PIX

Latino workers vital to Michigan dairy sector

By Jeremy C. Nagel AgriNotes & News LANSING — Fruit and vegetable growers aren’t the only segment of Michigan’s vast agriculture industry clamoring for comprehensive, federal-level immigration reform. Dairy farming remains the single largest component of the state’s expanding farm sector, and Hispanic workers have become integral to our milk industry. Kerry Nobis manages a

gty_voting_rights_obama_130729_wg

New study finds suppression of U.S. voters’ rights takes several forms but all threaten nation’s democracy

LatinaLista — The hallmark of the United States isn’t just our practice of democracy but the freedom of our elections — in theory. Ever since President Obama was elected to the White House, there has been an increased effort by those states with Republican majorities and/or governors to pass legislation that would keep people from

gty_daca_130328_wg

Analysis of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on one-year anniversary

By Audrey Singer and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka Brookings As Congress debates the fate of the “DREAMers” — those undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children—the one-year anniversary of the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program occurs on August 15. The DACA program — an initiative of the Obama

Top