Category Archives: Social Justice

Rubén Salazar on PBS tonight

I will talk at length later about “Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle“, the documentary examines the life & mysterious death of pioneering journalist, Rubén Salazar, a UTEP graduate. The documentary will premiere at 9 p.m. EST on PBS. In … Continue reading

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Minnie Miñoso, another Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson began writing the story that would turn him into a legend when he played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the season of 1947. He’s now known as the man that broke baseball’s color barrier, but his stellar appearance—he went … Continue reading

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José Martí Awards!!

I had a very happy day because I found out that some of my work published in El Diario de Nueva York and Atlanta’s Mundo Hispánico had been awarded during the National Association of Hispanic Publications most recent conference. Journalists … Continue reading

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Un chicano orgulloso arruinó la fiesta de Mariano Rivera

Del montículo a los asuntos de su comunidad, Sergio Romo, de los San Francisco Giants, tiene mucho qué decir Nueva York—Las voces clamaron para que su héroe entrara a rescatar al equipo después de que le rindieron un homenaje para … Continue reading

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#Bringthemhome: Disagreement and parental love behind Dreamer’s plight

Marco Saavedra’s dad is torn by the path his son has taken and wishes he could come back to the family business in The Bronx. Antonio Saavedra wishes good luck and says goodbye to the voice of his son Marco … Continue reading

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Video stream: Bringing the Dream back home

12:51 a.m. Update: Almost 12 hours after trying to reenter to the United States, at least nine undocumented immigrants were detained and sent to the Florence Detention Center in Arizona, according to NIYA. There is no information on the other 30 … Continue reading

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The Superman Question, Freedom University, and Celebrities

Immigration reform and celebrities mixed yesterday. I am not talking about the nannies and other service workers making easier la vida de los famosos, at least not directly. Ayer, some famosos came out publicly in support of immigration reform. The … Continue reading

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Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa is free, René Meza Huerta is not

René Meza Huerta remains in custody of federal immigration agents four days after Tucson Police pulled him over for a traffic violation, and organizers there are working on a campaign to demand his release. Along with him, immigrants rights activist Raúl … Continue reading

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Updated: Tucson Activist Raul Alcaraz Ochoa Arrested After Trying to Prevent Detention

UPDATE (7 p.m. EST): Border Patrol confirmed that Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa was released with no charges pressed against him, but gave no information on René Huerta, the father of six that was arrested with the Tucson activist. “The Office of … Continue reading

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“We needed to make Napolitano understand!”

Once more I am really emocionado y agradecido that Yovany Díaz Tolentino, a great y valiente luchador who has been fighting for the rights of the undocumented in Georgia and across the country, has taken the time to once more … Continue reading

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