Saturday, May 18, 2024

Texas Representative Fights for More Diverse Education Opportunities in Schools

Texas Rep. Christina Morales, a Houston Democrat, knows her quest to pass a bipartisan bill requiring Mexican American and Black studies in school has gotten tougher. But then, she said, history abounds with Latinos and others succeeding amid seemingly insurmountable barriers. “My grandparents had the first Latino-owned funeral home and the first Spanish-language radio station […]

Despite little support, Latino lawmakers continue pushing for Smithsonian Latino museum

Latino members of Congress are renewing their call for a national museum devoted to Latino history and culture, urging the passage of legislation to cover some of the costs. Rep. Tony Cardenas, a California Democrat, said Thursday, “If we don’t take charge, another decade is going to go by, another decade is going to go […]