Esther Cepeda

04/09/2016 - 2:00pm

    When it comes to the epidemic of African-Americans dying at the hands of police, people who are asked to consider the issue often get stuck on whether or not the person in question had it coming.

    What was he or she doing at the time? Running away? Resisting...

09/10/2015 - 4:14pm

    Our society has succumbed to the pleasant lie that work should always be fun and that work relationships should be that of the Best-Friends-Forever variety.

    But believe this fairy tale and you're likely...

07/17/2015 - 12:14am

            If, among a certain subgroup of white Americans, there is an inherent fear of the Latin-ization of the United States, is there a parallel unease among some Hispanics? If not quite a fear, per se, then perhaps an ...

06/04/2015 - 6:35pm

    President Obama's expansion of executive action for illegal immigrants was kept on hold last week when the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the government's request to allow the deferral initiatives to take effect. The debate surrounding the...

08/14/2014 - 6:44pm

    Every once in a while, research quantifies the effects of certain education policies on students. Then, the results are often shelved in favor of the prevailing "common sense." As in: If you want more scientists, mandate more science courses in school.

    Let...

08/10/2014 - 7:31pm

    School starts next week and my two sons are inconsolable about having to return to their hated "prisons."

    Based on the teachings of professor and researcher Carol Dweck, author of "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success," they surely have a fixed...

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