Broadway, and David Griffith, eds.
So they were doing that for my safety and to protect me. Mexicans and Puerto Ricans are the two groups that were initially incorporated into the United States through warfare.
Flores-Perez, who is light-skinned, has been questioned when she identifies herself as Chicana.
What would our history be without the struggle for Civil Rights, equality, and guaranteed rights under the constitution of the United States? Mainly Latino, mainly of Mexican descent.
We have to work harder and create greater access for diverse voices and perspectives in those rooms, and across those institutions.
Guests include Santiago Rojero and his son, Santiago Jr. Now he and his sister, students at Uncommon Charter High School in Brooklyn, see it as a point of pride that they're children of immigrants — as well as high achieving students.
In Nashville, under the leadership of Mayor Karl Dean, the newly created Office of New Americans has led efforts to build a service delivery system that helps new arrivals integrate into Nashville civic life.