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Richard Wilde Lopez

Lifestyle Writer | Fiction Writer

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Richard Wilde Lopez is an Latino American author, editor and freelance writer. He is one of the creators of Hypergraphic Writers Workshop. He has been published in The New Engagement, Latina Magazine, InStyle Magazine, Hypergraphic Press and Beautiful Dreamer Press.

The New Engagement
A Rose on Long Island

Abrahan keeps driving, because driving means he is no longer where he was just a moment ago. His car contains him the way his head contains his thoughts, which recently seem to be seeping out of his head and into his life like a slowly-leaking jelly jar.

More Hispanics Are Declaring Themselves "White"

Which race did you check off on the U.S. Census? A new study on census forms has found that more Hispanics are now identifying as "white." According to The New York Times , an estimated 1.2 million Americans of the 35 million Americans identified in 2000 as of "Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin," as the census form puts it, changed their race from "some other race" to "white" between the 2000 and 2010 censuses.

Sonia Sotomayor Delivers Fierce Dissent Against Affirmative Action Ban

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court voted 6-2 in favor of a constitutional amendment approved by Michigan voters in 2006, banning affirmative action based on race, gender, ethnicity, or national origin in hiring and college admissions. According to , this makes eight states with a ban on affirmative action.

Latino Immigrants Find Empowerment in Voting

Today, on election day, we want our readers, our chicas, to be as well informed about the candidates as possible when they head to the polls. To that end, will be bringing you the BEST Latino elections coverage from around the web all day long!

Money Matters - Career

Want to Go Back to School? Sick of your boss nagging you? Thinking that degree (or second degree) would be the best thing right about now? Then it may be time to take the leap and get back in the classroom.

The Best Scholarships for Latino Students

With the Hispanic Scholarship Fund recently hosting its gala and a tech CEO creating a scholarship fund for undocumented students, scholarship talk and opportunities seem to be everywhere and for every type of student. But which should young Latino students apply for? Here are some great scholarships geared specifically toward Latino students.