Women's suffrage protest
COMMENTARY: This Girl's On Fiiireee!
By Dolores Prida | 11/06/2012 - 11:06

I haven't called myself a "girl" in a long time, but I'm so fired up about today's presidential election that I can't help singing along with Alicia Keys.

Most of all, I can't stop thinking about the girls on fire of a century ago--the suffragists, those women with plenty of ovarios who marched, got beaten, harassed, thrown in jail for daring to demand that women be allowed to vote.

Imagine, women on hunger strikes for wanting to do what we now take for granted and many don't do at all.


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Galina Op-Ed
Latina View: Why Democrats Can’t Count on Us This November
By Galina Espinoza | 10/13/2010 - 10:29

For decades now, a majority of us Latinos have supported the Democratic Party, most recently helping to usher in President Obama with 67% of our vote.

And how have the Democrats thanked us for this long history of loyalty and support? By ignoring us so utterly that most of us are planning to stay home this November—a decision that could lead to a shift of power in Washington.


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