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Tag Results for "Hispanic Authors"

How Piri Met Piri! (A Tribute to Piri Thomas)

Most people who have known me from my grammar school days are aware that my nickname as a child was "Piri". In fact, they are the only ones who still call me that. To add to the mystery, most people know me by the first name of "Peter" but my real first name given to me at birth is "Pedro". continue reading »

The Making of Chicana/o Studies


Immigration in the 21st Century and the Browning of America

According to the 2008 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are nearly 38 million foreign-born persons residing in the United States. Although in absolute numbers this represents the highest figure ever, it amounts to only 12.5 percent continue reading »

From Drug Trafficker to Screenwriter, Andres Lopez Writes Another Book, Will be Made into Film

The much anticipated launch of "El cartel de los Sapos 2" by Colombian writer Andres Lopez Lopez is now taking place in the US and Puerto Rico. continue reading »