Tag: #hispanics

What’s fair is fair when it comes to immigration

Because of an accident of history, geography, and climate, and because of the decisions of people on both sides of my family, I was born in Juarez, Mexico. The city is the Mexican half of what used to be “El Paso del Norte” (Spanish for “The Northern Pass”). When Texas seceded from Mexico and was annexed by the United States…

What do you see when you see Brown?

I must admit to you that I was very, very sad to see some of the comments on social media (comments like these) that came about from Marc Anthony signing “God Bless America” at the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday. It appears that the racist came out of a lot of people, and they decided to openly state how racist…

Too much religiosity

I went to a mental health summit today which was hosted by a faith-based mental health counseling organization. I was excited to go because it was aimed at the mental health needs of the Hispanic (Latino) population in Pennsylvania. Indeed, there were plenty of people there of Hispanic descent, and some of the presenters repeated their comments in Spanish. But…