My jefito and me American Mexicanos

When my jefito (papa), Angel, was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, it was close to one year to the date after Pancho Villa won the battle of Torreon.

Color-blindness in the USA

A 2001 study revealed that despite diversity efforts, the United States was becoming increasingly segregated both in housing and education. Since the study took place, the racial segregation has continued to worsen.


Hot battle: childrens health care vs. Bush

The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is under attack by the White House. SCHIP is set to expire Sept. 30. On July 19, the Senate Finance Committee voted on a new version to bring 3.3 million more children into the program at a cost of $35 billion over five years. The administration has proposed a paltry $5 billion added funding.