Tag: Henry Louis Gates

Why is Eva Longoria Parker proud of Henry Louis Gates?

Actress Eva Longoria Parker had nothing but praise for the work Henry Louis Gates Jr. has done in tracing the ancestry of African-Americans. Now the Harvard professor who has been in recent headlines is going to include Latinos and other ethnic groups in a new PBS series called Faces of America, Longoria said during the... Read more »

We are not as divided as we think

Civil rights are not something that can be won by blacks, Latinos, Jews or Asians alone. This point was made by various speakers who were not Latino but participated in the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) conference in Chicago this week. The President and CEO of the NAACP, Benjamin Todd Jealous, who spoke Tuesday,... Read more »