Calling the achievement gap facing minority students in schools “the civil rights issue of our time,” former Los Angeles mayor and potential gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed sweeping changes to California schools at a Capitol rally Thursday. Hundreds of African American students...
For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” photographer Mark Peterson followed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro in Washington, D.C. on October 1 – while the 41-year-old former San Antonio mayor celebrated the government not shutting down. Ahead, Castro talks gentrification at the Atlantic’s Washington Ideas Forum,... More »
On the night that Republican candidates for president of the United States took turns beating up on each other and the media, the students at Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School in Lynwood held a debate of their own. The mayor ended up being booted out of it, and a group of angry people, including...
Colombia last weekend elected its first ever openly gay mayor. Thirty-four year old Democratic Center Party (DCP) candidate Julian Antonio Bedoya won the seat in Toro, Valle with 52% of the votes, beating three other contenders. According to Colombia… The post Colombia Elects Country’s First Openly Gay Mayor Julian Antonio Bedoya: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro and actress Sally Field have come out in support of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance. Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, filmed a TV ad backing HERO released Tuesday, and Field — a two-time Academy Award-winner… The post HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Actress Sally Field Back Houston Equal Rights Ordinance – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Julian Castro, a Texas native and the former San Antonio mayor, joins the chorus calling on Houston voters to support the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) by voting "Yes" on Proposition 1 at the ballot next week.
Representative Joaquín Castro of Texas; Melissa Mark-Viverito, the New York City Council speaker; and Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, will be co-chairs of the Latino Victory Fund, the “super PAC” of the Latino Victory Project, which plans to aggressively counter candidates whose policies it believes will harm the Latino population.
Besides the mayor, Tommy Calvert, a commissioner in Bexar County, Tex., said he should not have been listed as having endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and current L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti have the most support among state voters to succeed Jerry Brown as California’s next governor, according to a new poll. Among the three Democrats, only Newsom has officially launched a gubernatorial...
Antonio Villaraigosa, former Los Angeles mayor and Hillary Clinton supporter, talks with Chris Matthews about Clinton's debate performance and how well she...
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed a controversial effort to more than double the number of the city's charter schools over the next eight years.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will host a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign at his newly purchased Hollywood Hills home.
By Kenric Ward, Texas Watchdog.org A new report could give San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor more legal leverage in contentious negotiations with the city’s police and fire unions.
A photo posted by Happening In Highland Park (@happeninginhighlandpark) on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:06am PDT In 2012, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the 50 Parks Initiative, a public-private partnership with the goal of transforming vacant lots and...
One year ago, Julian Castro (former Mayor of San Antonio, TX) was sworn in as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Many people (including this...
U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) either thinks he’s Latino or that Julian Castro, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio, is not. Responding to a quote from Castro that said the “GOP can kiss the...Show More Summary
Mayor Ivy Taylor of San Antonio, Texas may be an African American and a Democrat, but she isn’t buying into all this rigmarole about the evils of the Confederate flag.
A terse, five-paragraph June 14 Associated Press report on the results of San Antonio's mayoral election the previous day gave no indication of the party affiliation or political outlook of the winner or loser. Readers could only determine...Show More Summary
The city of San Antonio, Texas has a new mayor and her victory has liberals and Democrats in this liberal stronghold in Texas scared. Why? Because she is a black
Ivy Taylor Becomes San Antonio’s First Black Mayor Via Reuters: San Antonio, the seventh-largest U.S. city and the only one of the 10 largest cities with a Hispanic majority, elected its first African-American mayor on Saturday in a closely