This is the first of a two part blog piece by Seneca illustrating the history of Latinos and the Republican Party. Recent commentary in the aftermath of the recent Obama victory and the 2006 Democratic Congressional win suggests that the country once again has moved noticeably to the Democrats. This stems from the Iraq War [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Henry B. Gonzalez'
March 9th, 2009 · 45 Comments
February 14th, 2009 · 21 Comments
PBS’ American Experience series will broadcast on February 23 a compelling, yet largely unknown segment of Latino history. This one hour show will focus on the landmark case, Hernandez vs Texas decided by the US Supreme Court. The high court’s ruling on May 3, 1954 included a new trial for the Mexican-American defendant. This trial [...]
August 28th, 2007 · 31 Comments
Those of us who follow political corruption would have expected Alberto Gonzales’ public behavior to come from a man with close relationships to the Ku Klux Khan, the Aryan Nation, and the extreme right. Of course, the human contradiction that Alberto Gonzales publicly portrays is extreme enough to keep psychologists analyzing him for the next [...]