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Monday, September 22 2014

‘Cesar Chavez’ Deifies Instead of Humanizes Its Hero

Too reverential for its own good, this film feels like a social studies class instead of a work of art.


Wednesday, October 16 2013

Latino Americans

This documentary’s largest focus, cultural identity, is examined from perspectives as varied as Mexicans in Texas, Central Americans in California, Cubans in Miami, and Puerto Ricans in New York.


Sunday, August 4 2013

‘The Magic of Saida’ Takes Us Inside the Mind of the Double Immigrant

M.G. Vassanji’s style is neither stream of conscious nor a collection of terse and pithy statements; rather this book is more like a well-woven collection of narratives that are all connected through one person.


Thursday, November 10 2011

‘Immigrant Nations’ Is Told from the Vantage Point of Those Receiving the Influx of Migrants

Paul Scheffer takes an unemotional look at a present day issue with lots of historical precedents, reminding us that we are not tasked to reinvent the wheel.


Thursday, May 13 2010

‘The Singer’s Gun’ Is Part Suspense and Part Love Story Mixed With Political Thinking

The questions of who we lie to, and why, are not entirely answered in this excellent novel.


Thursday, March 11 2010

Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won’t Do by Gabriel Thompson

Reading about drudgery isn't as laborious as you'd expect.


Friday, June 8 2007

Key vote pushes immigration bill closer to defeat


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