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What Are the Most Pressing Issues Affecting Houston’s Latino Communities?

Posted on · The University of Houston was recently selected to become headquarters of the Inter University Program for Latino Research for five years, starting in 2018. The IUPLR is a national consortium of 25 university-based Latino research centers with the overarching purpose of addressing the pressing issues that impact Latino communities. We talk with Dr. Nicolas Kanellos, […]

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Nuestra Palabra Bookstore Focuses on Latino Writers and Artists

Posted on · A new bookstore has opened just east of downtown focusing on Latino books and artwork. It’s called Nuestra Palabra, and it’s the brainchild of activist and educator Tony Diaz and colleague Richard Reyes. Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin visits the bookstore to learn more. MORE: There’s a New Place to Buy Latino Literature in Houston (News […]