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“Think about undocumented parents who go to work every morning not knowing whether they’ll return to see their children at night.”

                                             –   Jorge Ramos, Mexican-American journalist.

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Latino Quote

Brand Boulevard

On weekends my morning routine consists of a jog along my neighborhood and its surrounding cities.I am a frequenter of Brand Boulevard running along Mission Hills and San Fernando, often admiring the Spanish architecture as though I were in a museum. 319 more words

Personal Reflections

In Loving Memory of Michele Serros

In 2007, I moved back home from college in the middle of the semester because my mom had cancer. At the same time, I was losing “friends” and some of them also made fun of me for being too “white washed.” This was a hard time for me, because I felt like I was losing everything, my friends, my mother, my identity.  557 more words

Books

Arizona school says hip hop class featuring KRS-One violates ban on ethnic studies

Arizona state superintendent John Huppenthal (R) is upset with one of his school districts over classes that feature artists like Rage Against the Machine and KRS-One. 170 more words

News

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Review

Last night I saw a really fun horror movie that was unique in character.  It was called Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.  It definitely had the hairs on my neck standing up a few times.   488 more words

Things That Happen At A Mexican Christmas

Who has the tamales? Did you get a present for all your millions of cousins? Holidays are great and all, but being raised in a Mexican-American family, the dynamic sure does change. 355 more words

Thoughts

The Hispanic in-migration that's revitalizing farm towns

At age 15, Jose Cuna Vera left his home in Queréndaro, a rural village in the Mexican state of Michoacán, and made his way to Oregon. 1,102 more words

Demography