Soldiers in la Guerra

Soldiers in la Guerra

By Deborah Paredez – NYTimes.com – Photo: Gilberto C. Villarreal, the author’s father, in Vietnam. The Edgewood Independent School District, located in a predominantly lower-income Mexican immigrant and Mexican-American west side neighborhood of San...
You Look Like a Morrissey Fan

You Look Like a Morrissey Fan

By Melissa Mora Hidalgo – NYTimes.com – Photo: Ryan Lowry. I write very openly in my book, “Mozlandia: Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands,” that I have been a Morrissey fan for decades and have no plans to stop. But my fandom ebbs and flows. These days, it...
Can El Museo’s Leader Build a Bridge to Its Latino Future?

Can El Museo’s Leader Build a Bridge to Its Latino Future?

By Colin Moynihan – NYTimes.com – Photo: Michael Nagle for The New York Times. Photo: “La Cena” (“The Supper”), by Belkis Ayon, a well-reviewed exhibition at El Museo del Barrio in June. Some of Marius de Zayas’s own drawings are now in the collection of...
36 Hours in Latino New York City

36 Hours in Latino New York City

By Mireya Navarro – NYTimes.com – Video Capture Jean Yves Chainon/The New York Times. Once mostly defined by Puerto Ricans, Latino New York City has grown to more than 2.4 million residents with roots all over Latin America, the largest such population of...
‘Zoot Suit’ Draws Crowds and Decked-Out Fans in Los Angeles

‘Zoot Suit’ Draws Crowds and Decked-Out Fans in Los Angeles

By Jennifer Medina – NYTimes.com – Photo Not Credited Los Angeles, California — When “Zoot Suit” made its debut in New York in 1979, it was the first time a Chicano show had made it to Broadway. But the musical, by Luis Valdez, was a distinctly Los Angeles...