Mexican-American History Books Approved by Arizona Are Not Authored by Latinos
Mexican-American History Books Approved by Arizona Are Not Authored by Latinos
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2013 - 11:04

The controversial Arizona city ban on Mexican American studies curriculum has garnered even more controversy, now that the approved replacement curriculum includes no Latino-authored books.

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Eva Longoria and her parents at the Over Her Dead Body premiere
9 Latinos Whose Families Arrived Before July 4, 1776
By Carmery Trinidad | 07/04/2013 - 11:30

Listening to the immigration debate, you could easily get the idea that all Latinos are newcomers to this country. Nothing could be further from the truth. Latinos have had a presence in this land for 500 years, and the proof is not just in Spanish place names like Nevada and Colorado or in the fact that the oldest city in America (St. Augustine, Florida) was founded by the Spanish, but in the stories of Latino families nationwide.

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Eddie Zavala
Latino Engineer Heads NASA Program
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 11:48

Growing up, Texas native Eddie Zavala, dreamed that maybe one day he could be an astronaut or an engineer.

But the Mexican-American never imagined he'd one day be heading a program for NASA at the space agency's Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in California..

"When I was a boy the first approach I had to NASA was through a mission I saw on television, the Apollo-Soyuz mission," Zavala said, referring to the 1975 joint U.S.-Soviet space venture.

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Sebastien De La Cruz Sings National Anthem
WATCH: Sebastien De La Cruz Talks Racist Comments On 'Despierta América'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 11:32

Little Mexican-American cutie Sebastien De La Cruz is not sweating his haters one bit. As a matter of fact, De La Cruz says the racist outpour on Twitter after he performed the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals has actually helped him.

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Would you want Cheech Marin as Your Father-in-Law?
Would You Want Cheech Marin as Your Father-in-Law?
By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 13:15

Cheech Marin has just been confirmed to play the patriarch of a close-knit Mexican American family for a new sitcom. Deadline is reporting that the Mexican American funny man has signed on as father-in-law to Rob Schneider’s character in the new CBS comedy. The project, which is still untitled, is co-written by Schneider and based on the actor’s real life.

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Your Latino Summer Reading List!
Your Latino Summer Reading List!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/14/2011 - 13:59

Kick back in hammock with a cool drink (and some sunscreen!) and enjoy these great new books by Latino authors, offering everything from mysteries to memoirs. Happy reading!


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WATCH: Latinos Fight Back in Arizona
By Mariela Rosario | 04/15/2011 - 16:00

Over the last year, the situation in Arizona has become dire for many Latinos living in the South Western state. From SB 1070 to the brutal vigilante murder of little Brisenia Flores and her father, there have been so many injustices perpetrated against the Hispanic community.

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