Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

Obama and Romney differ on bilingual education

Obama and Romney differ on bilingual education
During the presidential debates President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said very little about their education policies except that they love teachers. Come on. We need more substance than that. Education is a key issue for Latinos in the United States. One in four elementary school students is now Hispanic. Almost 40... Read more »

Julian Castro, a Latino Obama?

Julian Castro, a Latino Obama?
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday night. In doing so, he made history becoming the first Latino to address the convention in the keynote role. His speech evoked a young Barack Obama when he was the convention keynoter in 2004. He made... Read more »

It's too easy to label someone a racist

There’s a lot of name-calling going on out there. Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a reverse racist. Fox commentator Glenn Beck called Barack Obama a racist Some debated on Chicago Now’s “An Improvised Blog” whether John Hughes was a racist for not having more people of color in his films and for creating a stereotypical... Read more »

Obama, Calderon, Harper: three amigos answer questions

So what did the three amigos talk about after all? At the summit of North American Leaders President Barack Obama said he would push for a draft bill on comprehensive immigration reform this year. Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper wouldn’t back down on requiring visas for all Mexicans traveling to Canada. Obama also defended his... Read more »

Three amigos meet in Mexico: Obama, Calderon and Harper

It’s being called the Three Amigos summit as the three leaders of North America – our President Barack Obama, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper are convening in Guadalajara, Mexico Monday. On their agenda are important issues like free trade, the drug war, immigration, the swine flu and the environment. But... Read more »