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An Actual Sociologist Highlights Flaws in Faux Sociology of

An Actual Sociologist Highlights Flaws in Faux Sociology of “The Triple Package”

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2014, 1:21PM

Mexican-Americans in fact make the biggest economic strides toward success, argues a sociologist who Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld cite in “The Triple Package.”

Topics: Media, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Louis CK Talks in Depth About Being a Mexican Immigrant

Louis CK Talks in Depth About Being a Mexican Immigrant

by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2013, 11:23AM

Louis CK still holds his Mexican citizenship.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscars 'In Memoriam' Snubs Lupe Ontiveros, Twice

Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ Snubs Lupe Ontiveros, Twice

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 11:08AM

Last night’s Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ reel left out actress Lupe Ontiveros. The Mexican-American actress passed away on July 26, 2012.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 10:22AM

Watch the short documentary “Inocente” about a homeless undocumented teen on Colorlines.com

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Study Finds Latino Toddlers Make Up For Scholastic Shortcomings With Strong Social Skills

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2013, 4:17PM

Mexican-American preschoolers start school way behind their white counterparts. But new research is showing that their social skills are fully developed and robust by the time they start school and are indistinguishable from their white peers.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Documentary About 15-Year Old Homeless, Undocumented Immigrant Gets Oscar Nod

Documentary About 15-Year Old Homeless, Undocumented Immigrant Gets Oscar Nod

by Jorge Rivas on January 14 2013, 3:45PM

You can watch the short-documentary nominated for an Oscar online.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jenni Rivera Fought For Women, Immigrants and LGBT Youth

Jenni Rivera Fought For Women, Immigrants and LGBT Youth

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2012, 10:23AM

She was one of the first celebrities to call Arizona’s SB1070 law racist and attended marches in Arizona.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jenni Rivera Was One of First Stars to Call Arizona's SB1070 Racist

Jenni Rivera Was One of First Stars to Call Arizona’s SB1070 Racist

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2012, 5:20PM

AP is reporting that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Did Giants Sergio Romo Call Out the DREAM Act in his Victory Speech?

Did Giants Sergio Romo Call Out the DREAM Act in his Victory Speech?

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 11:35AM

This might be a stretch but the pause before Romo said “drrrream” may mean something.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 2:25PM

Since Dia de los Muertos in 1994, the year that Operation Gatekeeper tightened border security and diverted migrants to remote and dangerous areas, artists hang art on the border fence as a way of honoring the men, women and children who lost their lives on their way to the U.S.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Former Undocumented Immigrant Leo Manzano Wins Silver Medal for U.S.

Former Undocumented Immigrant Leo Manzano Wins Silver Medal for U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on August 8 2012, 9:41AM

Mexican-born, American runner Leo Manzano is the first American to medal in the 1,500-meter final since Jim Ryun won silver in 1968.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Olympics

Lupe Ontiveros-- 'Selena' & 'El Norte'--Actress Passes Away at 69

Lupe Ontiveros— ‘Selena’ & ‘El Norte’—Actress Passes Away at 69

by Jorge Rivas on July 27 2012, 10:17AM

Mexican-American actress Lupe Ontiveros passed away early Friday morning. She was 69.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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