Thursday, August 1st, 2013

CALIFORNIA PRISON HUNGER STRIKE: How one prison-gang member sees it

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog The hunger strikes in California prisons lately are motivated as much by prison gang maneuvering as by concern over human-rights violations. That’s the opinion of one veteran gang member I spoke with recently. Emanating from Pelican Bay State Prison, the strikes protest the fact that hundreds of inmates are

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Census: Whites No Longer a Majority in US by 2043

By Hope Yen, Associated Press/NBCLatino Click on picture to read story.

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Poll: Latinos OK With Changing U.S. Demographics

A new Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll found that Hispanics are less concerned about the rapidly changing demographics of the U.S. population than whites or blacks. The poll released on Friday is the ninth in a series...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Govt Shutdown, Wisconsin, Decapitated Bald Eagle And More

The government is on the verge of a shutdown as Republicans and Democrats have been unable to come to an agreement over the budget. A beheaded bald eagle was found in a ditch in Louisiana; authorities are...

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Multiracial More Important Than “Which” Race

There are more than 5 million people who identified themselves as “multiracial” in the last Census, according to preliminary estimates. This is a 20% increase from the year 2000 and it comes at a time when people...