Latinos can be racist too

Commentary by Eulogio JP For some strange reason, members of the Latino community believe that Latinos are incapable of being racist. This odd idea is alive in the United States, where Latinos feel that they’re exempt from committing racist actions because they’re part of a minority group. Recently, for example, a video on YouTube showed a […]

Medal of Honor recipients include dozens of Latinos

By Tere Siqueira For generations, Latinos have served in the U.S. military. Latinos have been awarded in various ways for their service. For example, 60 Latinos have received the nation’s highest military distinction, the Medal of Honor. Introduced during the Civil War, the Medal of Honor is awarded for valor during combat. Typically, it’s presented […]

Hispanic representation in the U.S. military keeps growing

By Yanis De Palma As the United States has become more racially and ethnically diverse, so has the U.S. military. According to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Defense, racial and ethnic minority groups made up 40 percent of Defense Department active-duty military personnel in 2015. The research also […]