Mr. President, STOP Using “Illegal Aliens”

Mr. President, stop using the derogatory and inaccurate term, “illegal aliens”. Last night, President Donald Trump repeatedly used those demeaning words in his speech from the Oval Office to instill fear and win favor for his campaign promise to build a border wall that many critics say is too costly and unnecessary. Pulitzer prize winning journalist Jose Antonio…

The Latino Vote 🗳in Election 2018: So What?

It will be some time before we learn whether or not the Latino Vote 🗳 made a difference in the midterm elections of 2018. Leading up to Election Day, there were mixed signals 👍🏼👎🏼 if this would finally be the year that the so called “Sleeping Giant” would awake. Many Democrats 🐴 were counting on…

Hispanic Heritage Month: 5 Things You Should Know

Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth! Or is it ¡Feliz #MesdelaHerencia? 🤔 How does one celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month anyway? With tequila and guacamole? Or perhaps empanadas y mate tea? How about with Andean music or reggaeton? And why Hispanic and not #Latino Heritage Month? Each year millions of people celebrate the history, culture, contributions and #DIVERSITY of Hispanic…

In The Service Of Others

Car horns blare as dozens of impatient drivers slowly weave in and out of lanes looking for familiar faces from the many strange ones staring at them from the curb. A trip to the airport can be exciting if you are being dropped off; it is a different story when you are there to pick…

How To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo…The Right Way

Don’t do it. Resist the urge to put on a sombrero. That fake mustache isn’t funny. And that wanna be Mexican accent isn’t either. But, yes…by all means do have a shot of tequila. It’s Cinco De Mayo once again! Time for misinformed, insensitive nitwits to justify celebrating tired stereotypes about Mexican history, culture and…

Nacion ESPN: The Latino Experience 

Sports is a universal language. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or political ideology (to name a few)…we can all come together to celebrate our favorite sports, teams and athletes. We admire the work ethic, teamwork and solidarity on the playing field and aspire the same in our personal lives. Nacion ESPN: The Latino Experience…