Mexican-Americans

An Actual Sociologist Highlights Flaws in Faux Sociology of "The Triple Package"

Mexican-Americans in fact make the biggest economic strides toward success, argues a sociologist who Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld cite in “The Triple Package.”

Louis CK Talks in Depth About Being a Mexican Immigrant

Louis CK still holds his Mexican citizenship.

Oscars 'In Memoriam' Snubs Lupe Ontiveros, Twice

Last night’s Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ reel left out actress Lupe Ontiveros. The Mexican-American actress passed away on July 26, 2012.

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

Watch the short documentary “Inocente” about a homeless undocumented teen on Colorlines.com

Study Finds Latino Toddlers Make Up For Scholastic Shortcomings With Strong Social Skills

Mexican-American preschoolers start school way behind their white counterparts. But new research is showing that their social skills are fully developed and robust by the time they start school and are indistinguishable from their white peers.

Documentary About 15-Year Old Homeless, Undocumented Immigrant Gets Oscar Nod

You can watch the short-documentary nominated for an Oscar online.

Jenni Rivera Fought For Women, Immigrants and LGBT Youth

She was one of the first celebrities to call Arizona’s SB1070 law racist and attended marches in Arizona.

Jenni Rivera Was One of First Stars to Call Arizona's SB1070 Racist

AP is reporting that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey.

Did Giants Sergio Romo Call Out the DREAM Act in his Victory Speech?

This might be a stretch but the pause before Romo said “drrrream” may mean something.

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

Since Dia de los Muertos in 1994, the year that Operation Gatekeeper tightened border security and diverted migrants to remote and dangerous areas, artists hang art on the border fence as a way of honoring the men, women and children who lost their lives on their way to the U.S.

Former Undocumented Immigrant Leo Manzano Wins Silver Medal for U.S.

Mexican-born, American runner Leo Manzano is the first American to medal in the 1,500-meter final since Jim Ryun won silver in 1968.

Lupe Ontiveros-- 'Selena' & 'El Norte'--Actress Passes Away at 69

Mexican-American actress Lupe Ontiveros passed away early Friday morning. She was 69.