Mary Sanchez

Mary Sanchez

What Latinos know about America but Donald Trump doesn’t

Property-damaging protesters aren’t helpful in countering Trump’s insipid anti-immigrant taunts

Americans who gullibly buy into Trump’s versions of Latinos reflect our nation’s general lack of knowledge about immigration

Nationwide, more Latinos are naturalizing and registering to vote so they can fight Trump’s ideals at the ballot box

Mary Sanchez

Women are already proving their worth in combat

Congressional debate over requiring women to register for the draft, or eliminating selective service altogether, will be discussed this year. Meanwhile, military leaders are integrating elite posts as women are completing the training necessary to compete for combat jobs previously closed to them.

Mary Sanchez

New KC superintendent knows how learning can be interrupted

After signing his contract Monday to become superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, Mark T. Bedell discussed “learned helplessness,” a state in which children feel they can’t succeed. Columnist Mary Sanchez writes that it is encouraging to hear because it shows that Bedell knows how stress can harm a child’s ability to learn.

Mary Sanchez

‘Religious freedom’ laws are about freedom to discriminate

The lack of legal protection for LGBT people is what disingenuous legislators are using as a basis for further deceiving constituents. They want the right to discriminate, enshrined and in many cases codified as a religious right, even when they are operating in a public square. That’s what is most offensive — invoking God as a pretext.

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