Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings last night walked out of a meeting he'd called to engage a broad cross-section of Hispanic leaders about the "home-rule" push, an effort to strip control of Dallas ISD from the board and possibly put it in the hands of him. Multiple sources who were at the closed meeting, ... More >>
Farmers Branch has spent a remarkable amount of time, money and energy over the past several years battling to limit the influence of Hispanics. It's infamous rental ban on people living in this country illegally cost the city seven years and $6 million in legal fees before it was struck down as unc ... More >>
The 1973 death of Santos Rodriguez was almost unspeakably barbaric. The 12-year-old and his brother David were picked up from their grandparents' house in what was then Little Mexico (now Uptown) in the early hours of July 24 and taken to a Fina station on Cedar Springs Road, where someone had just ... More >>
The Sierra Blanca border patrol checkpoint is, at this point, the stuff of legend: If you're a musician and you pass through there, you're going to get popped for pot possession. You just are. Snoop Dogg, Fiona Apple, Willie Nelson -- all of them drove on Interstate 10, found themselves in that tin ... More >>
Irving Independent School District is playing games with 2010 census numbers that should handily introduce a Hispanic voice into the all-white school board, a failed Latino school-board candidate claims in federal court. Manuel Benavidez, a retired American Airlines employee, who made unsuccessful ... More >>
And what are some Mexican regional stereotypes of Mexicans?
And do teachers discriminate against students with Hispanic first names?
Down with the manglers of a grand language.
‚ÄčI had a Frito Bandito eraser. I can still hear that leering, gravely voice. And the song--oh, I remember the song.At least I remember the second version. Frito-Lay introduced the animated Mexican bandit to advertise Fritos in 1967. He wore a sombrero and a couple of six-shooters, sported a gold t ... More >>
Somewhere between one and a whole bunch
Jack Lowe, DISD school board president Blacks were hissing rudely at Hispanics. Hispanics were yelling at other Hispanics. And just about everyone was taunting distraught school board trustees, themselves appearing to teeter on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Ladies and gentleman, this is you ... More >>
Way, way, way down south in El Dixie, the hearts are the same though the necks aren't red
Yo quiero voters
Everybody got a piece when the families at Timbercreek got evicted--except the families
Two university galleries mount vastly different multi-culti shows
Can shoe leather and signs change immigration law?
DISD's special education program is anything but, say parents and state officials, and it too often abandons the children who need attention most
A new four-disc compilation attempts to give the West Coast East Side Sound its proper place in rock-and-roll history
The fight over St. Ann's snares the city, Hispanics, and the Catholic diocese in a battle that tests Dallas' commitment to preserving its past