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Title: As American as...
Published: Ventura County Star
Date: Jan. 23, 2003
About this cartoon: A piece of dramatic demographic news: Hispanics have surpassed African-Americans as the largest minority in the U.S. (in California, they now represent a majority of births). Since other cultures in the past have become part of the American fabric and influenced the feel and culture of the nation, I expect that Hispanic influences will become even more a commonplace part of what is considered "typical American."
Noteworthy: A cartoonist's challenge: how do you depict "mom" in a universalist way? I think this one works reasonably well...
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