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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?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2009, Source: Alisa Valdes Diary

There is no more a Puerto Rican race than there is an American one.

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.

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.

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?