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Luv Doc: Critical, Urgent Texts
Confession: The Luv Doc hates texting
"...I have been dating a woman since June of..."

March 1, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...SoS partook in an organized illegal attempt to purge Latinos from voter rolls," said Austin Rep. Celia Israel, who..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Rep. Eddie Rodriguez on the 86th Texas Legislature
“I’ll be working against issues that will unfairly treat Latinos in the state”
"...I’ll be working against issues that will unfairly treat Latinos in the state. Already there’s been a bill filed..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...I'll be working against issues that will unfairly treat Latinos in the state. Already there's been a bill filed..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Budget Cuts, Name Changes at AISD
Union urges wait-and-see stance on funding at board meeting
"...but only 10% of our schools are named after Latinos." A last-minute effort to consider renaming Fulmore for late..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Movement Mujeres Looks to Empower Young Women of Color
Project empowers young women of color
"...Latinos make up 40% of the state's population, but Texas..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...that compares to 14% of African-Americans and 16% of Latinos...."

Dec. 14, 2018 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Would You Like to Swap a Vowel?
City Council gets into its A-E-I-O-Us
"...has long been a source of agitation for local Latinos, as many consider it a misspelled tribute to Texas..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Bastrop Sheriff Targets Latino Neighborhood
Faith group calls for meeting
"...Cook refuted accusations that the sweep was intentionally targeting Latinos, writing that the traffic initiative had "nothing to do..."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Art Caravan for the Children's Act of Creative Resistance
Yocelyn Riojas, Jolt Texas are sending an artful message to the border
"...from Brownsville at 10pm. The organization calls on young Latinos and allies to participate in this event by using..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

First Concert: Matt Muñoz
Cactus Cafe manager Matt Muñoz revisits his first concert in El Paso: Van Halen
"...Why do you suppose Latinos are often ascribed with a love of hard rock..."

June 29, 2018 Music Feature

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...infamous master plan of 1928, which forced African-Americans and Latinos into East Austin, established that the city's parks, pools,..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council Watch: Mariana Salazar
District 1 race continues to fill up
"...currently divided between longtime residents and new ones, particularly Latinos, a demographic whose district population grew by 37% between..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Playback: Strictly Conjunto
“We don’t want this music to die” – Johnny Degollado
"...Ruben Ramos churned a dance floor thick with older Latinos. At 78, the Austin Eastsider remains impossibly suave in..."

May 11, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Governor: An Embarrassment of ... Well, Embarrassments
Valdez, White run-off in a battle of long shots
"...Meanwhile, Valdez has frustrated young Latinos so much on immigration that local Latino advocacy group..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Sheryl Cole and Chito Vela: The Prize Fight
All eyes on the Democratic primary run-off in House District 46
"...the largest group when Dukes took office in 1995, Latinos now overwhelmingly hold that distinction. About 48% of the..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Cine Las Americas Explores the Global Faces of Latino and Indigenous Cinema
Not just the border
"...Spanish and Portuguese, never mind that we're standing where Latinos speak English, and we also have all the indigenous..."

April 27, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Music Review: Mozart La Para
“Viva Latinos!”
"...reciprocated with scattered cries of “te amo” and “viva Latinos.” Fernandez changed up the tone with 2016’s “Primero Que..."

March 17, 2018 SXSW Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

"...Austin Rises" – concludes that progress for Central Texas Latinos continues to lag behind local benchmarks. Among the headline..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature

The Tides of March
Ready for a blue wave in November's midterms? That'll depend on the race.
" a long road ahead: More than 1 million Latinos in Texas are still unregistered to vote...."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

U.S. Senate
Beto, the Great Blue Hope
" helps that O'Rourke is on the trail rallying Latinos (he speaks fluent Spanish), independents, and college-aged first-time voters...."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

FotoATX: Pics and the City
This new arts festival celebrates Austin as seen through the lenses of local photographers
"...and a time when its streets were filled with Latinos and African-Americans marching for social change. You have contemporary..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SCOTUS Takes Up Texas Gerrymandering
Doggett, Farenthold's districts to be questioned
"...for the next round of redistricting (in 2021), when "Latinos will once more account for increased congressional representation in..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Seen / Soon: Jan. 5
Austin gets to see how Buddhist high holy days are celebrated in Tibet and Qinghai, and how African-Americans and Latinos once stood together in an era of social change
"...forgotten era of political struggle in this city, when Latinos and African-Americans took resistance to systemic prejudice, economic inequity,..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Arts Column

LULAC Protests Lack of Latino Manager Candidates
The League of United Latin American Citizens is not happy with the city manager pool
"...woman, and two African-Americans (woman and man), but no Latinos. (Former General Services Administration chief Denise Turner Roth –..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...might be erroneous. Over 98% of the population are Latinos, with the great majority of Mexican descent. White people..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

An unlikely friendship develops in 1992 Los Angeles
"...inbred racism in this mixed community of blacks and Latinos that shares turf with the area’s predominantly Korean shopkeepers...."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jolt Aims to Energize the Latino Vote
Local activist nonprofit engages a growing demographic
"'s also served as a rallying cry to galvanize Latinos and prompt creative acts of resistance. The latest radical..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Hightower Report: How Is Trump Like Humpty-Dumpty?
For one, he's got a fragile shell
"...the fastest growth in illegal immigration is not from Latinos, but people from Asian nations...."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...carried out by teenagers in east Ft. Worth targeted Latinos "because they've got money and they don't call the..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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