MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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Colorado Hispanic Bar Association celebrates 40

The Colorado Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) will hold its annual gala and fundraiser on January 21, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Denver. The event will raise operational funds for the organization, as well as scholarship funds on behalf of its Foundation. The gala begins at 5:30 p.m., with a cocktail hour and Latin Jazz played . . . → Read More: Colorado Hispanic Bar Association celebrates 40

5-Year-Old Mexican Farm Worker Grows Up to Be US Federal Judge

Manuel Barbosa’s life is a rags-to-riches tale that exemplifies the American Dream. The Dream isn’t perfect, as the obstacles in Barbosa’s life have shown, but he feels nonetheless that “it is alive and well.”
In 1948, when Barbosa was 2 months old, his parents crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico to Texas on a raft. At the . . . → Read More: 5-Year-Old Mexican Farm Worker Grows Up to Be US Federal Judge

Reading Tejano History

CE Orozco – American Book Review, 2016
… Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez University of
Texas Press www.utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books Pages; Print, $24.95. … The story about
the hiring of Mexican Americans in civil service jobs was unknown. …
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Mexico Stubbornly Resists Accountability

When he campaigned for the presidency of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto used the title of his book, “Mexico, the Great Hope,” to explain the record he hoped to achieve and the nation he hoped to build. More than three years into his presidency, it seems more likely that he will be remembered not as the transformational . . . → Read More: Mexico Stubbornly Resists Accountability

Maya Arce , et al . v . Diane Douglas, et. al

L Bannai, R Chang, C Garden – 2015
… teachers.”2 2 The MAS program was previously called “Mexican American/Raza Studies.”
Plaintiffs assert that “La Raza” more generally refers to Mexican Americans. See
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Case …
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