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Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 11, 2010
Hundreds of people streamed in to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in downtown San Antonio Saturday as the National Council of La Raza kicked off its National Latino Family Expo, the largest free Hispanic consumer show in the country. 
Written by David McLemore on Jul 08, 2010
This update includes five short video highlights as well as the entire, hour-long ceremony. They’ve already signed up to defend this country. Hailing from points across the globe, today, they became Americans. Eight members of the U.S. military traded in their Green Cards for certificates of naturalization to become the newest citizens of the United States Friday in a moving ceremony hosted by the Mexican American Unity Council at its San Antonio headquarters.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 07, 2010
REPLAY the slideshow from 2010: We asked to see images of what you were up to on the 4th of July -- scenes from your family picnic, kids with sparklers, fireworks, American flags, servicemen and women, your cousin grilling or patriotically dressed pets. And you came through! Here's a slideshow featuring what you sent us in 2010.
Written by Dania Pulido on Jun 24, 2010
Self-educated and fiercely outspoken, Linda Chavez-Thompson has become the spokesperson for labor workers around the state.Now, if she wins election in November, Linda Chavez-Thompson will become the first Latina lieutenant governor of TexasBorn and raised in Lorenzo, Texas as a second generation Mexican-American, she hoed and picked cotton from age 10 until she was 19 years old. As one of 10 children, she had to drop out of high school as a freshman to help support her family.
Written by Rosalynn Warren on Jun 15, 2010
As a representative of the International Woman's Day March Planning Committee, I traveled to New Orleans by bus on Sunday, April 25, with a delegation from San Antonio, including members of the IWD Committee and of the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition. We headed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to defend our right to free speech and assembly. This first-person article was originally published in "La Voz".