On NPR's All Things Considered
2002--High school teacher and commentator Ray Salazar describes growing up as the son of a bracero, more commonly called a brazer. Braceros were migrant workers who came to the U.S. after World War II to work the land.
2003--We hear suggestions for President Bush's State of the Union address from several All Things Considered commentators including English Teacher Ray Salazar of Hubbard High School, Chicago, about education; Merrill Matthews, a visiting scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation in Dallas, about health care policy; Cincinnati City Beat Columnist Kathy Y. Wilson, about race relations; and Kurt Campbell, Senior Vice President at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, about foreign relations.
2005--Commentator Ray Salazar says that the Virgin of Guadalupe has been important to his family throughout this past year.
On Latino USA
2014--On Feminism and Our Lady of Guadalupe
With The Atlantic
For Education Week
For CNN's Schools of Thought
For the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
On NPR's Tell Me More
2011--An Essay about fatherhood and teaching for Father's Day
2012--Why More Men Are Choosing "Pink Collar" Jobs