• This Wednesday, July 27, 2016 photo acclaimed Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros talks about a new art exhibit based by her 1984 novel "The House of Mango Street" at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M. "The House on Mango Street: Artists Interpret Community" features major themes of the 1984 influential book, including hope, personal dreams, hardship, disillusionment, and family. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    “The House of Mango Street” novel turned into art exhibit

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque has turned the novel “The House on Mango Street” by acclaimed Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros into an art exhibit.

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  • Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks with friends as he arrives for breakfast at a diner in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Clinton campaign seeks to make most of Kaine’s Spanish

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, “Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle.”

  • Martinez: Democrats’ emails ‘attempt to stereotype’ Latinos

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says leaked internal Democratic National Committee emails showed an “attempt to stereotype” Latino voters.

  • In this Saturday, July 16, 2016 photo, brothers Montrell White, 22, left, and Edwin White, 18, visit their childhood neighborhood for a potluck organized by young civil rights activists in the Estell Village subsidized apartment complex in the Highland Hills area of Dallas. The Whites say the neighborhood has been overrun with drugs and guns since they were kids. A rag tag group of young activists in this city have tried to raise awareness about the geographical segregation and unequal access to opportunities that continue to dog this city of 1.3 million people. (AP Photo/ Emily Schmall)

    In Dallas, burgeoning movement overshadowed by shooting

    DALLAS (AP) — The leadership of the Next Generation Action Network drove all night from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, arriving in Dallas early on July 7, just hours before the start of their hastily arranged march that ended in the worst attack on law enforcement since 9/11.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he addresses delegates during the final day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Critics: Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event.

  • This image released by the Disney Channel shows the character Elena who  becomes a crown princess in a scene from, "Elena of Avalor," premiering July 22 on Disney Channel. (Disney Channel via AP)

    Disney’s first Latina princess, Elena, takes her bow on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rarefied sorority of Disney princesses has come a long way since 1937’s Snow White set the tone, gradually expanding to add Asian, African-American, Native American and Middle Eastern tiara-wearers. Prepare to curtsy before another fresh face: Elena, the first Latina to take the vaunted throne.