The Associcated Press Decides To Drop The “I” Word… Finally!

I guess you could say it’s been a long time coming.  Too long perhaps.  I mean how long have people been asking for respected news organizations and reporters to stop using the “I” word when referring to a human being?  No human being is illegal regardless of their legal status […]

“Mojado” – The Word We Were Supposed To Be Ashamed Of

Ustedes no son mojados, my parents would say – as in “wetbacks,” “illegal immigrants,” “undocumented aliens,” which ironically a lot of people just assumed we were.  Especially when we were with either one of them, knocking at doors asking for housekeeping jobs, hopelessly trying to translate in horrible mochismos in […]