While his presidency has often been described as post-racial, events have sometimes occurred that forced President Barack Obama to speak directly on race, with varying degrees of elegance and success. On Thursday, however, Obama purposefully announced an intensely personal initiative he called "My Brother's Keeper."
Hordes of Sinaloa citizens took to the streets in different municipalities, clad in white; arriving at a temple known as La Lomita in Culiacan to demand that billionaire Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman be released from prison. Univision.com reported
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) recently publicized that Republicans were not likely to touch immigration reform this year, despite bipartisan promises made and mounting outrage from Immigration Reform protesters.
Super Bowl XLIX is meant to kick off in 339 days during February 2015, at the University Of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. But, the state of Arizona could have fumbled, and foiled those plans. A controversial and conservative bill could have resulted in the Super Bowl being moved from the state for the second time in recent history.
When you are considered "the biggest drug lord of all time" and make Forbes' top billionaires list, you pretty much always get what you want through power and corruption -- even when it comes to matters of the heart.
Afro Latino music claims the voice of African and Latin people, and bellows heritage and pride. It is music that details pain, regret and difficulty. It communicates soulfulness and resiliency, broadcasting the strength of its collective people.
Fernández-Armesto drafted the book with the intention of filling in gaps, integrating Latin history and American History, and providing a prospective that would "go beyond the traditional, from east to west, sea-to-shining-sea narrative."
Guzman was arrested on Saturday, February 22, 2014, without gunfire being exchanged –despite having a military-style assault rifle on his person. Guzman did not speak, and looked subdued as he made his first public appearance in years, then quickly vanished into the cargo bay of a helicopter waiting to take him to prison.