Esther Cepeda / Politics

The Token Assessment

CHICAGO -- The inevitable result of affirmative action is contempt for those it is supposed to benefit.

After institutions have been begged, cajoled or scolded into diversifying their ranks, minorities who get the opportunity to bring their ...

The Monolith Myth

CHICAGO -- "Gerardo Lamas, the official spokesman for all Hispanics in the United States, resigned Thursday night," the satirical news site pocho.com deadpanned earlier this month. "'... I'll never be able to please anybody. ... The truth is it's ...