After Nude Photos Leak Online, Texas Teacher Denied Contract Renewal by School District
Texas Teacher Denied Contract Renewal After Nude Photos Leak Online
By Cindy Casares | 05/18/2016 - 13:55

High school teacher Elaine Martinez of Eagle Pass, Texas filed a report with t


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Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”
Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”
By Raquel Reichard | 05/12/2016 - 15:34

This isn’t the textbook Texas activists had in mind when they were calling for more literature on Mexican-American history.


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Julian and Joaquin Castro’s Mom Tricked Them Into Reading Via Wrestling Mags
Julian and Joaquin Castro’s Mom Tricked Them Into Reading Through Wrestling Mags
By Cindy Casares | 05/10/2016 - 11:20

Listen up mothers of young children and those who aspire to be! Here’s some sage advice from, arguably, one of the United States' most successful moms: Rosie Castro.


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How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
By Maria Teresa Kumar | 05/06/2016 - 11:27

"Health equity remains an unrealized dream for Latinas.


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Latino Duo Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell a Girl's Virginity
Latino Duo Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell a Girl's Virginity
By Raquel Reichard | 05/06/2016 - 09:43

A Texas pair was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to vend a young girl’s virginity for $10,000,


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Latino Man Sentenced to 25 Years After Killing Prom Date During Rough Sex
Latino Man Sentenced to 25 Years After Killing Prom Date During Rough Sex
By Raquel Reichard | 05/06/2016 - 09:11

On Wednesday, a young Texas man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the death of his 2014 prom date.


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Texas Adopting Out More Latinos to Undocumented Families
Texas is Adopting Out More Latinos to Undocumented Families
By Cindy Casares | 05/05/2016 - 13:56

With a boom in U.S. Latinos in the 2000s, foster care systems across the country have seen a corresponding rise in the amount of Latino children waiting to be adopted.


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El Paso Educators Indicted For Falsifying Records Of Spanish Speaking Students
Texas Educators Indicted for Falsifying Records of Black & Latino Students
By Cindy Casares | 05/04/2016 - 11:50

After five years of federal investigation, the FBI arrested five current and former Texas educators last week for scheming to defraud the federal government.


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Over 2,000 Tejanos Fought For the Confederate Army in the Civil War
Thousands of Mexican-Americans Fought for the Confederate Army in the Civil War
By Cindy Casares | 04/27/2016 - 14:23

A recent letter-to-the-editor in the Brownsville Herald raises


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1.7 Million Texas Children Live In Poverty, Majority Are Latino
1.7 Million Texas Children Live in Poverty, Majority Are Latino
By Cindy Casares | 04/21/2016 - 16:43

Nearly 1 in 10 children living in the U.S.


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