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Antonio De Loera-Brust is a first-generation Mexican-American writer and filmmaker from Davis, Calif. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and a former Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., fellow at America.
Arts & CultureArt
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On the 50th anniversary of many historic moments of the Chicano movement, a new photography exhibit at The Autry in Los Angeles is telling the Chicano story through the eyes of its participants.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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In the rural community of Las Palmas, a group of former coca farmers are replacing coca production with legitimate crops in the hope of promoting peace.
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, celebrates his goal during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights, June 7. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Arts & CultureShort Take
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American sports and politics are lurching toward their next racially charged collision.
Children wait in line for a meal at the Juventud 2000 migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, April 25.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
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Separating families will not stop drug traffickers or gang members. Its only purpose is to punish migrants seeking their own American dream.
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy meets a resident of Greenville, Miss., in April 1967. (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
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Our measurements of poverty have changed since Robert F. Kennedy’s historic presidential campaign, but the poor and marginalized still need a champion.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Antonio De Loera-Brust
The entire planet will soon be gripped in a sudden and near-religious fervor.
In this April 24, 2018 photo, demonstrators protest in honor of those who have died during anti-government protests in Managua, Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)
Politics & SocietyNews
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Since protests directed at the Sandinista government in Nicaragua began in April, the Jesuit-run University of Central America has been a target of violence.
Arts & CultureTelevision
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"Dear White People" gets into the nitty-gritty of campus life, where students’ politics must coexist with their personal relationships, and sacred principles must endure alongside collegiate stupidity.
Arts & CultureBooks
For those seeking an introduction to the wolf, to individual wolves and to humanity’s similarities with wolves, this readable book is a worthy first dip in the pool.
A medical worker gives a child oxygen following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria, on April 8. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Antonio De Loera-Brust
If the U.S. does not take this opportunity to strike the Assad regime, the lesson to every dictator will be that they can get away with any atrocity that keeps them in power.