- Blacklisted New Mexico film gets atonement Updated: Mar-03-14 6:08 pm
- Professor, 87, working on 'Chicano Renaissance' Updated: Mar-01-14 9:05 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A 1954 movie about a real-life miners' strike that was blacklisted during the Red Scare is being celebrated in New Mexico as the 60th anniversary of the film approaches.
SILVER CITY, New Mexico - "By and large, American Latinos are a mixed group of people," is how Felipe Ortego opens his 22-paragraph entry into what is expected to become the most comprehensive encyclopedia on Latino issues. A seemingly simple sentence, it is the lead into a detailed and informative piece on the impact Latinos have had in American literature through the last four centuries.