Alex and The Hobo: A Chicano Life and Story

By | 2017-04-28T07:32:42+00:00 November 14th, 2005|Categories: Blog, Samples|Tags: , , , |

Authors include Jose Inez Taylor, a farm worker, strike organizer, construction worker, Chicano activist, and writer among other titles, who live in Antonito, Colorado. Taylor wrote the fiction portion of this book based on experiences of his own life. James M. Taggard analyzes the narrative and interviews Taylor about his life and how it relates to [...]

Urban Latino: Jennifer Peña

By | 2017-04-28T07:32:46+00:00 June 4th, 2004|Categories: Blog, Samples|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you think of Tejano music today, it is hard not to think of Jennifer Peña. The young singer burst onto the scene in 1995 as the youngest artist to pay tribute to the late Tejano queen, Selena. Although Peña started singing since the tender age of five, she never thought of it as a career [...]