'White History Month' Float Stirs Up Controversy
'White History Month' Float Stirs Up Controversy
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/08/2013 - 15:45

It was a regular Fourth of July day like any other in the small town of Hope Mills, NC.

Residents from all over town gathered together to attend the annual July 4th parade on Thursday in celebration of the country's independence. But one of the floats in the parade was completely unexpected, and caused some serious controversy.


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10 Quick Ways To Become An American
10 Quick Ways To Become An American
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 06/28/2013 - 16:40

Countless immigrants become naturalized U.S. citizens on July 4th. Getting a piece of paper is one thing, but to fully become a true American it takes a lot of elbow grease and pent-up rage (like a lot of rage). Here we present 10 Quick Ways to Become an American—it’s easier than making Drake cry. 


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Plan the Perfect Picnic
Plan the Perfect Picnic for July 4th!
By Grace Bastidas | 07/01/2011 - 14:00

Celebrate Independence Day this weekend by grabbing a basket and heading to the park for a festive Latin-style picnic. 

Pack

Wicker baskets may be classic, but they lack personality. Instead, pick up a handmade palm basket ($137.44, directfrommexico.com), which features flowers and other traditional Mexican designs and can be used as decoration in your home during the colder months.


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Low Calorie Cocktail
Say "Cheers" to Low-Calorie Cocktails This July 4th!
By Grace Bastidas | 06/29/2011 - 15:35

Want to enjoy cocktails in the sun this weekend without worrying about piling on the pounds? So do we! Here are two low-calorie drinks from chef Julian Medina’s New York City–based Yerba Buena restaurants that taste delicious but won’t compromise your bikini body.

The Sun-Dia from Yerba Buena Perry

Serves 1 cocktail


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