STATUS CHECK ON THE BLACK AND LATINO DREAM IN AMERICA

by Ricardo Gonzalez In a message Dr. King sent in 1966 to Mexican civil rights activist César Chávez, he wrote, “You and your valiant fellow workers have demonstrated your commitment to righting grievous wrongs forced upon exploited people. We are together with you in spirit and in determination that our dreams for a better tomorrow […]

Culture Got the Culture Minister Fired. Three Lessons We Must Learn.

by Ricardo Gonzalez Echoing the words of Hitler’s Nazi Germany Propaganda Minister recently got Brazil’s Minister of Culture, Roberto Alvim, fired. On the surface, one might think Roberto Alvim was simply a partisan political appointee put in a cushy position overseeing culture for the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Mr. Alvim, however, was no culture novice. […]