La Raza Unida

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Malice in Alice: Four Dead in Ongoing Gang War

    Isaac Vela probably never knew what hit him. At 3 a.m. Sunday, the young Latin King was waiting for a ride on a barely paved street in front of a ramshackle house in the scraggly South Texas town. Suddenly a Ford Escape containing five armed men belonging to the rival Raza Unida gang came roaring do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Historic UH Chicano Mural Could Be Destroyed

    Since 1973, César Chávez, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata have had steady presences at the University of Houston. That's when Vietnam War veterans and then UH students Ruben Angel Reyna and Mario Gonzales painted the icons into the "Chicano Mural," located on the basement level of UH's University ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 28, 2000

    Mama's Got a Brand-new Bag

    Mama Ninfa brings home fajitas