2 months ago | Current Events
I’m supposed to write about last night’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump through the eyes of a U.S. voter of Hispanic heritage. But all I can think about are the lessons boxing has taught us, and how I hope history rep...
2 months ago | Sonidos y Mas
The other day I got an unexpected visit from a friend, Robin Beltran, a media personality who is African-American. She recently went natural on the dome. Her hair is now a big, beautiful, puffy unapologetic Afro – a crown, she calls it. She said s...
3 months ago | Concerts
Riding in an Uber and listening to '90s R&B on my way to the AT&T Compaq Store off U.S. 59, just across the highway from the old Summit, I felt nostalgic and transported to my youth, remembering life at a simpler time. “R&B is dead,” t...
3 months ago | Bayou City
I’m on the phone with Paul Wall, and he has lots to say about the world he lives in. I originally called the People's Champ to speak to him about the free grill pieces he and his partner Johnny Dang have offered Olympic gold medalists to congratul...
4 months ago | Bayou City
I guess I was supposed to feel a sense of pride when I watched the newly appointed Houston Independent School District (HISD) superintendent, Richard Carranza, belt out the words to mariachi staple, “El Rey,” at the board meeting that announced hi...