Posts tagged "UNO"

Carrera de Muertos: Race of the Dead

More than 4,000 people came out for the annual Carrera de Muertos or 5K Race of the Dead in Pilsen. What makes this 5K different is that many of the runners dress up as muertos, or the dead. They paint or wear calaveras, skull faces, a symbol celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2 for Día... Read more »

Would the Olympics benefit Chicago's Latino community?

I was asked to look into this question for Contratiempo magazine, a local Spanish-language publication here in Chicago. I interviewed Hispanic community leaders and politicians for this story. You can link to my story here in Spanish or read it here in English. One of the biggest champions of the 2016 Olympics in the Latino... Read more »