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This Land is Our Land
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Julianne Couch From Orange City, Iowa, to York, Nebraska, and across the Midwest, young organizers are cultivating hope in rural places. ...

Despierta! Hispanic Evangelicals and Political Ping-Pong
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 5:50pm | Type: Press

November 5, 2012 Sojo in the News Gabriel Salguero ...

The Night Indianapolis Stood Still
Originally Posted: 11/13/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Blog

Nearly 150 years since the bloodshed in Gettysburg, we are still fighting on the front lines of social issue after social issue, classifying votes by race, and displaying hatred toward our fellow citizens. ...

The Book Smugglers
Originally Posted: 10/24/2012 - 1:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Belinda Acosta As Arizona seeks to ban Mexican American Studies, a group of Latino artists and friends promises it won't be that eas ...

G92, Immigration Reform, and a Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 12:09pm | Type: Blog

I was in Birmingham to speak at the G92 South Conference, a one-day conference at Samford University to challenge students to think about God's commands regarding immigrants. ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 24, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/24/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

REUTERS: More U.S. Kids Living In High-Poverty Areas: Study Years of economic setbacks have taken their toll on the nation's youngest residents, with another 1.6 million children living in high-poverty neighborhoods, according to one study th ...

The Friday News: Dec. 9, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

The Friday News: Dec. 9, 2011 RNS: Hanukkah Music: Young, Hip Jews Leading a Makeover A year after a group of Yeshiva University students hit it big with what some called th ...

The Dream Deferred for Millions of Americans
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">In his <a href="http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm">"I Have a Dream"</a> speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr ...

The Beginning of Justice for Marcelo Lucero
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2009/10/07/stopping-anti-immigrant-violence-at-its-ideological-roots/">In November 2008, a Latino man, Marcelo Lucero, was stalked and murdered</a> on a stre ...

Labor is Part of the Immigration Equation
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/Protests-and-Rallies/Immigration-Reform-March-for/11589736_fEmWi#830413851_fem9v"></a>If migration policy was "freed" or emanc ...

The Author of Time's Report on Race and Megachurches: Interview with David Van Biema
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

Racial reconciliation among evangelicals is one of those slippery topics that come and go based on which national leader is currently jazzed about it. Racial reconciliation among ...

Time's Report on Race and Megachurches: The Backstory
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

<em>Time</em> magazine's Jan. Time magazine's Jan. 11 issue hit newsstands last week with a compelling teaser on its cover: "How Megachurches Are He ...

A Ray of Light in the Foreclosure Crisis
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> In the midst of slow-moving recovery plans, the Fed ...

Now that a Wise Latina is a Supreme Court Justice ...
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in Honduras. Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in ...

Mr. Obama, Our Immigration Enforcement Policy Perpetuates Racial Profiling
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

While watching Barack Obama's health care press conference last night, I wasn't surprised when he took a question regarding the arrest and subsequent media uproar surrounding his good friend, Henry ...

Immigration Reform: The time has come
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. After several failed attempts in past years, the president has promised it and the White House is showing a clear commitment to it. ...

Sotomayor: She Deserves Respect
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Barack Obama has electrified the Latino community in America. The nomination of Sonia Soto ...

Why You Need to Know Vincent Chin
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I'll be honest. I get timid writing these kind of posts. I'm scared of being labeled an angry or bitter Asian. I'm scared of the emails that come in. I'm scared of being de-invit ...

Stop Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Racial Profiling
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>It was very humiliating to be handcuffed in front of my family's business, in front of customers and neighbors. It was very humiliating to be han ...

Tips on Bridging the Persistent Digital Divide
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Even in our current political climate, as President <a title="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1XWvs7SL5I&amp;eurl=http://www.freepress.net/ Obama demands" href="http://www.youtube.com/wat ...

La Anunciación
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Demetria Martinez Short fiction on new life in a new country. YOU CAN'T BELIEVE the ninth month will ever ...

The Big Shift: Latino Evangelical Voters
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

In 2004, <a title="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.contents&amp;issue=Soj0804" href="../../../index.cfm?action=magazine.contents&amp;issue=Soj0804">Latino evange ...

The Election, Immigration, and the Gospel
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

In the months leading up to the election, the topic of immigration reform has disappeared from the presidential candidates' conversations. In the months leading up to the ele ...

Hispanic Heritage Month, Immigration, and the Presidency
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<p align="left">This week is significant in the lives of the more than 40 million Hispanics in the United States in that it marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. ...

Where the Spirit Leads
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 1:59pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Pentecostals may be the least known and most unpredictable group on the landscape. Th ...

A History of Separation
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 1:59pm | Type: Magazine Article

Arlene Sanchez Walsh Latino Pentecostals are increasingly seeing political action as an act of faith. Writing ...

Holistic Healing
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Barrios Unidos isn’t what most people would think of when they hear the phrase “faith-based organization.” Even t ...

Being a Church with Day Laborers
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jonathan Mendez In June, a predominantly African-American Christian church took the innovative step of hosting a day laborers’ hiring site ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Praise Band. The National Hispanic Christian Leadersh ...

'The Church is the Last Safe Haven'
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Francis Evangelical Latinos and the New Sanctuary Movement. Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is president of the Na ...

The New 'New South'
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jorge Mariscal Latin American immigrants are changing the U.S. political landscape. In the lan ...

Enlarging the Family
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos TV's first all-Latino drama broadens the cultural picture. In times of war and g ...

Surviving
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 9:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Bread and Roses, the latest from British director Ken Loach, portrays with incredible precision the reality of the modern i ...

You want salsa with that Mujerista?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter Mujerista may not be a familiar term yet, but theolo ...

King of Heart and Soul
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos The infectious spirit of Tito Puente "Salsa isn’t music, it’s something you put ...

It's About Being Human
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos A new moment for Latino politics. “This year we’re going to march togeth ...