Lawsuit Highlights Why Affirmative Action Is Still Needed

Mary Mata January 2, 2012

By Cindy Casares The fate of affirmative action at America’s colleges could rest on a dispute over $100. Abigail Noel Fisher, a white woman from Richmond, Texas, has sued the […]

It’s Not Fair To Shame People For Not Speaking Spanish

Mary Mata December 30, 2011

Young Latinas Are Starved For Role Models

Mary Mata December 28, 2011

Teen Is First Latina To Star In Tennessee’s Nutcracker Ballet

Mary Mata December 27, 2011

Alondra Gomez of Chattanooga, Tennessee may only be 14 years old, but she’s already making history in the state’s local ballet company as the first Latina to be cast in a major role. […]

University Of AZ Announces PhD In Mexican American Studies

Mary Mata

The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced a doctoral program in Mexican American Studies —  only the third of its kind in the country.  The University will begin accepting […]

Latino Sites In NM, CO May Be Added To National Park System

Mary Mata December 26, 2011

A preliminary report released by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis may add several Latino sites in New Mexico and Colorado to the […]

Bien Hecho: Raúl Borbón, Activist And Educator

Mary Mata December 20, 2011

In late November, the Latino community of Pasadena, California lost an ardent and tireless advocate of immigrant and education rights, Raúl Borbón.  After a yearlong battle with cancer, he passed […]

Latino Medical School Enrollment Rising

Mary Mata December 19, 2011

Hablo Y Hablas: Tocayo

Mary Mata December 16, 2011

Spanish Was My First Language, But Sometimes It Gets Rusty

Mary Mata December 14, 2011