Why term ‘la raza’ has complicated roots in US

Why term ‘la raza’ has complicated roots in US

Victor Landa July 13, 2017

*Maybe NCLR changed its name becasue it was too hard to explain outside the Mexican-American community. They could have used this article years ago. VL By Russell Contreras, The Associated […]

Exploring Indigenous Legacies

Mary Mata January 30, 2013

By Eduardo Diaz, Director, Smithsonian Latino Center In 1662, William Sanderoft, the Archbishop of Canterbury, approved the Jamaican coat of arms, depicting an “Arawak” couple: she holding a food basket, […]

Latinopia Word: “A Caribbean Journey from A to Y”

Mary Mata March 1, 2012

By Tia Tenopia Mario Picayo is the editor and publisher of the Editorial Campana literary publishing company based in New York.  He is also the author of children’s books published […]

Mexican Immigration Is Slowing While Asian Immigration Grows

Mary Mata January 18, 2012

Data recently released by the Pew Hispanic Center allows us to draw two conclusions about Latinos in the U.S.. First, the myth that Mexicans are “flooding America” is proven to be that […]

What’s It Like To “Choose” Between Being Black Or Latino?

Mary Mata January 13, 2012

Mun2 TV created a very compelling video filled with interviews from afro-Latinos discussing their trials and tribulations with living in a world that tries to force them to “choose” between […]