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Angela Trudell Vasquez

More and more Republican presidential candidates, declared and undeclared, are entering the immigration reform debate. more

May 19, 2015 1:46 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

I am the product of the Iowa public schools. I went to Willard Elementary on the east side of Des Moines, near the Iowa State Fairgrounds, along with my sister in the 1970s. It was a mixed school and we had middle class kids, poor kids, and speci... more

Apr 13, 2015 1:53 PM Public School Shakedown 3 Comments

I come from a long line of strong women. Women who left home and made a new life in a foreign land. These women’s blood flows in mine. I know their stories because they were revealed to me at the kitchen table. more

Mar 9, 2015 6:18 PM Magazine 2 Comments

President Obama's executive order protects people like my grandmother. Image credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images more

Nov 27, 2014 12:40 PM Op-Eds

These people who want to lead our country would take women back to the dark ages before Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. I, and millions of women like me, will not allow them to turn back the clock on our reproductive rights. more

Sep 14, 2012 12:40 PM Dispatches

Shame on the Tucson Unified School District for banning several books by Chicano and Native American authors. more

Jan 30, 2012 12:45 PM Op-Eds

The scapegoating of immigrants must stop. more

Feb 4, 2011 1:41 PM Op-Eds

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