Friday, July 12th, 2013

George Zimmerman, not so black or white

By Teresa Puente, Chicanísima George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin. There is no disputing that and whether he did so in self-defense as he claims or as some sort of macho vigilante act will soon be decided by the jury. We know that this case has racial overtones although it was not prosecuted as a hate crime. Young

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Are Latinos Going To Start “Passing” As White?

Now that it’s common knowledge that Latinos are the country’s burgeoning ethnic group, and given that this group routinely identifies as white on the Census, it begs the question as to whether or not Latinos will go...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

El Guapo’s Guide To Decoding Popular Racism

El Guapo is a creature of habit. Thursdays he likes to do laundry as he watches novelas. And because he is trying to go green, he pulls up the hamper and uses his washboard abs as —...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Would A Latino James Bond Alter Stereotypical Perceptions?

By Dustin Mendus The idea of an African-American 007 has been tossed around in the past few years, if my memory serves. “Bond 23,” the next installment in the long-running franchise, is on the horizon, but this...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Achievement Gaps Between White And Latino Students

The NAEP 2009 Reading and Mathematics Assessments included...

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Website Aims To Be Resource For Multicultural Families

Seeing as how about 15% of all marriages in the United States are between people of different races or ethnicities, and given recent Census results suggesting this trend will likely continue, now seems like a good time...

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Texas Non-Profit Offers Scholarships To White Men Only

A Texas non-profit, Former Majority Association for Equality, has begun to offer $500 scholarships to a group they contend is discriminated against when it comes to funding for higher education: White men. Thus far, the group hasn’t...