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In God We Trust?

Two men who died in G.W.Bush war in Iraq, Jose A. Gutierrez, and Jose A. Garibay, both U.S. Marines. Were granted posthumus citenzenship by a so generous congress. 64 more words

If Hollywood Can Give Us 3D, Why Can’t They Give Us More Than Black and White?

Let’s play “Spot The Diversity”! It’s a game so uncommonly easy that anyone can play it! That doesn’t mean everyone will be good at playing it—particularly faux-diversity-driven American entertainment executives–it just means everyone can play it. 396 more words

Empowering the Rural Poor of Panama

Ups and downs are a part of Peace Corps service.  A lot of ups and downs.  Sometimes we want to throttle community members, other times we want to hug them.   571 more words

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Recuerdos de Monrovia: History of Mexican Americans

By Susie Ling[1]

INTRODUCTION

Monrovia is nestled in the northeast corner of Los Angeles County against the San Gabriel Mountains. With land from Rancho Santa Anita and Rancho Azusa de Duarte, Monrovia became the fourth oldest general law city in Los Angeles County when it incorporated in 1887. 7,642 more words

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Representation Matters

Tearing up while watching actors accept their accolades is not something I had planned, yet seeing Gina Rodriguez accept the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series for… 610 more words

What Is The School-To-Prison Pipeline?


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What is the school-to-prison pipeline?

The “school-to-prison pipeline” is a disturbing national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems, according to the ACLU. 76 more words

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Harsh Realities

I am here as an observer. I cannot say what is right or wrong or the root cause, but I can tell you what I see. 856 more words

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