Archive | February, 2011

Black History Month: Edwidge Danticat

by Victoria Cepeda As we mark the beginning of Black History Month, we could have showcased countless of historical figures that are African Americans such as Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Madam C.J. Walker (America’s first millionaire of any race) and so forth. After all, Black History […]

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The Streets Keep Calling

by Efrain Nieves Anyone who has experienced a rough life that growing up and surviving the streets bring, will easily empathize with the story I am about to tell. Personally, the mental strain of living legit is a burden that I must carry with me for the rest of my life. It is a strain that […]

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Latinos Reshaping Texas’ Political Future

by Victor Landa of Ask most people who aren’t from Texas what they think about the state and the people from it, and you’ll get a pretty stereotypical response: Boots and trucks, boasts and guns, Republicans and rednecks. Truth is we’ve got some of those, usually in the same package and more than likely […]

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