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Stories by Alisa Valdes
Why Does Everyone Obsess Over the Tea Party Yahoos?
Posted on: Feb 11, 2010, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary
Why didn't the news media label the millions of people marching for immigrant rights a movement? And why are they so eager to inflate the importance of the Tea Partiers?
Memo to the Media: "Puerto Rican" Is Not a Race
Posted on: Jul 15, 2009, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary
There is no more a Puerto Rican race than there is an American one.
Michael Jackson's Death Was Tragic, But He Was Little More Than an Icon of Mediocrity
Posted on: Jul 8, 2009, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary
He was not a musical genius; didn't break down racial barriers; wasn't a great dancer; didn't change American culture.
Is Porn That Depicts the Subjugation of Hispanic Women Tied to the Rise of Hate Crimes Against Latinos?
Posted on: May 8, 2009, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary
Lou Dobbs cheers on anti-Latino backlash, while pornography provides the context for the dangerous stereotypes.
Why Are We Surprised When White Preppy Guys Turn Out to Be Murderers?
Posted on: May 5, 2009, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary
Philip Markoff is just like 85% of U.S. serial killers -- young, white and male. When will we get that these guys are the rule, not the exception?
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