Make-Up & a Flat Tire

  A typical visit to the cosmetics section Last week I went to get a new powder for my face. I walked into a cosmetics store at Jordan Landing and wandered over to the make up section. I saw a cosmetics lady walking around so I assumed she would walk over to help me. She […]

How Do You Teach Your Kids About African Ancestry?

Image Credit: Flickr / Thomas Hawk I’m always curious to see how my kids answer that ever-present question asked of people of mixed heritage, “What are you?” They are starting to reach an age where they are out and about without their family members. Their golden skin and reddish-tinted hair makes them an obvious mixture, […]

Avoid Fraud: Understanding the “NEW” Immigration “LAW”

  As an attorney and educator, one of my favorite activities is providing community education about the laws that govern our lives and their developments.  I practice civil and immigration law, and in the past two weeks I have been bombarded with many calls from immigrants all over the country asking me how the “new” […]

Kmart® Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Launching the Latina Smart Fund

  Retailer uses Social Media to make Higher Education Accessible to Hispanic Youth (HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/) — In its commitment to the Hispanic community, specifically Latina women, Kmart is launching the Latina Smart Fund in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Promoted through Kmart’s Latina Smart Facebook page, the Latina Smart Fund will award $25,000 […]

Who’s Who in the Mixed Race Community

Who’s Who in the Mixed Race Community The Mixed Experience includes broad categories such as: cross ethnic adoption inter-ethnic dating and marriage personal stories and defining identity for multi-cultural folks, multi-national folks & multi-ethnic folks   Here are some of the popular sites to learn more and participate in the Mixed Experience.  All of these sites are […]

‘The House on Mango Street’ Book Review

‘The House on Mango Street’ Review Have you remembered to go back? Mexican-American author-poet Sandra Cisneros raises this simple question in her timeless classic The House on Mango Street. This book of vignettes is one that can be opened to any page without having to know what came in the story before, or what comes after, […]

American Heart Association Offers Scholarships to Latinas

  Go Red Por Tu Corazón and Macy’s Join Forces to Drive Diversity in Medicine (DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2011) – During Hispanic Heritage Month, the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazón movement and its national sponsor, Macy’s, are launching the Go Red™ Multicultural Scholarship Fund nationally. The scholarship directly addresses important gaps in […]

American Heart Association Offers Scholarships to Multicultural Women

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    Go Red For Women and Macy’s Join Forces to Drive Diversity in Medicine (DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2011) — The American Heart Association is offering scholarships to multicultural women interested in healthcare careers. As part of its Go Red For Women awareness campaign, the association hopes to expand the much-needed pipeline of diverse nursing […]

Dragonfly All-Natural Handcrafted Soaps Review

Image Credit: dfsoaps.com   Natural skin care products are just as important to me for my family as good, nutritious food is. As the saying goes “if you can’t eat it, it shouldn’t go on your skin”. I try not to put any products with potentially harmful ingredients in them on our bodies. I recently […]