Latino USA

#1435 – Best Bits / by Maria Hinojosa | August 29, 2014

Latino USA looks back at some of our best bits from the past year.…

#1435 – Best Bits

You Are The Worst Latino / by A.C. Valdez | August 29, 2014

We’ve all had that experience of feeling like the worst Latino in the room,…

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Sabiduría: In a (Bilingual) World / by Antonia Cereijido | August 29, 2014

A native Angeleno, Sylvia Villagran grew up with the “only Spanish spoken in the…

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The Invention of Hispanics / by Camilo Vargas | August 29, 2014

Before 1970, the US Census Bureau classified Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican immigrants as…

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Flirty Racism: It’s a Thing / by Camilo Vargas | August 29, 2014

“You’re beautiful for a Spanish woman. I love it when Spanish girls speak Spanish.” “Are…

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Seeing Ourselves Reflected In Stock Photos / by Brenda Salinas | August 29, 2014

When you search Google for “Working Mom,” this is what you might see: . A woman…

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Zorro: America’s First Superhero / by Marlon Bishop | August 29, 2014

The Zorro story, invented in 1919 by pulp fiction author Johnston McCulley, tells the…

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The Return Of The Queen / by Daisy Rosario | August 29, 2014

One of the toughest things about Christmas? Putting up with your family. Writer Michele Carlo,…

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#1434 – Caged / by Maria Hinojosa | August 22, 2014

This week, Latino USA focuses on literal and metaphorical cages, from education programs and…

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Going to Rikers Island / by Michael Simon Johnson | August 22, 2014

On Rikers Island, the largest jail in the world, a new program aims at…

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