What’s Up with Texas?

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Julio Cotto is senior vice president of the National Hispanic Institute, which works with Latino youth to develop future leaders. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he teaches a class of high-school students receiving college credit at Austin Community College. Follow him on Twitter at @NHIJulio.

Hector is the editor of MANO. He's also the host of Latinish and Hits from the Brain. A Chicagoan living in Las Vegas, he's a former deputy editor of Latino Rebels, as well as a former managing editor of Gozamos, an art-activism site based in his home town. He has contributed to RedEye, a Tribune-owned daily geared toward millennials. His work has been mentioned by The New Yorker, TIME and other outlets, and his writing was featured in Ricanstruction, a comic book anthology whose proceeds went toward recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Hector studied history (for some reason) at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where his focus was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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