Month: July 2013

“I am an American!” Marc Anthony helps us understand what it means to be the “Other”

Entertainer Marc Anthony has suddenly emerged as a voice of reason for the 50 Million Hispanics in the United States.  Following his rendition of God Bless America at the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star game he became the target of a series of racist tirades on social media.   The 44

How the streets of Los Angeles prepared me to work with Latinos in the Deep South

"Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals"     -David Hume In June 1993 I was hired for a part time job with a carefully selected group of teens at a community health center in California’s San Fernando Valley. The program accepted a small group of youth and taught them