Tag: Joe Biden

OPINION: Immigrants, refugees deserve kindness

By Julio Rodriguez What kind of parent would send their child away to another country? The answer is not the easy one that people want to believe. These are not bad parents. They are desperate parents driven to an extreme that some misconstrue as cruel and dangerous. However, oversimplifying their reasoning negates all of the

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Proposal aims to provide opportunity for immigrants

By Julio Rodriguez President Joe Biden’s election has brought new hope to this country’s immigrant communities after years of former President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric. For Vanessa Moreno, program director for “Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas,” an immigration advocacy organization, a new administration meant she could breathe easy. Being a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for

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Editorial: The 2020 Election is over

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board The United States has been lucky enough that every transition of power since the nation’s first in 1797 has been peaceful. Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the nation’s 46th president on Jan. 20, 2021. President Donald Trump and the Republican party must concede their loss peacefully. Trump is attempting

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Editorial: Biden, Harris must unite America

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the United States’ 46th president and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., will become the first Black woman and first person of South Asian descent to serve as vice president. This victory inspired a sense of progress, hope and healing for many. But, assuming

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Remembering ‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman

By Jennifer Torres The days of COVID-19 have been a roller coaster where every day we seem to lose another legend.   Chadwick Boseman, the actor who played Black American icons ranging from Jackie Robinson to Marvel’s inspirational Black Panther, died of colon cancer Aug. 29. He was 43. Boseman battled colon cancer since 2016 and

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Opinion: Trump’s smears Kamala Harris with another racist “birther” hoax

By Jonathan Ramirez President Donald Trump again resorted to xenophobia and reignited the familiar “birther” conspiracy against his political opponent Kamala Harris with no basis in reality.  After Joe Biden chose Harris to be his running mate on Aug. 11, I was mentally prepared to roll my eyes at the potential racist or sexist remarks

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