Category Archive: Race

MSNBC’ s MHP: Black Lives Matter Discussion

October 10, 2015

Fifty years later, Latinos still fighting for civil rights

April 14, 2014

If you were a Mexican-American with a cavity in 1950s Texas, you hoped the dentist had a chair for Mexicans. Otherwise, you’d either have to suffer through it or travel to a town that did. After Reconstruction, non-whites were relegated to separate and unequal facilities. Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Daily Rundown – LBJ Civil Right’s Summit

April 10, 2014

MSNBC’s Martin Bashir – Immigration and the Heritage Foundation

May 12, 2013

Racial arguments are once again rearing their ugly head in the immigration debate. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

MSNBC’s The Cycle – The Voting Rights Act

March 2, 2013

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LA mayoral candidates blurring the lines of race and identity

March 1, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBLatino. Politics boils down to box checking. It’s not a perfect prediction, but the boxes we check on our Census forms—religion, race, ethnicity, sex, even region—do a pretty good job of describing our political preferences. Voters and candidates fall into Continue Reading →

Voting Rights Act, A Thing of the Past?

February 21, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. These days, voting is largely uneventful.  You show up at the polls, check in, vote, and get your sticker. Long gone are the days of having to take a literacy test, such as that used in Alabama in 1965 that was Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Politics Nation – Gen. Powell Comments on the GOP

January 16, 2013

According to Gen. Powell, there is a dark vein of intolerance that runs through some segments of his party. Regrettably, this intolerance has existed since the founding of our country but has been repackaged from explicit to implicit manifestations. Visit for breaking news, world Continue Reading →

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