Media Still Prefers Hypersexualized Latinas – Especially in Miami

A teenager once told me that, when he moved to Miami, he “thought everyone would look like Sofia Vergara.” He was surprised, and a little disappointed, to find that people here looked – normal. He was expecting all the hypersexualized Latinas he’d seen on TV. I didn’t have to ask what he meant. Miami, also […]

“The Long Game” Celebrates A History More of Us Should Know

When Humberto G. Garcia attended San Felipe High School in Del Rio, Texas, he didn’t learn about the Miracle Five–the Mexican-American golf team who won the state championship in 1957. It wasn’t until he was at a local golf tournament in 2008 that he learned about the teen champs, saying at a recent event, “In […]