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Julian And Joaquin Castro Grew Up Steeped In Chicano Nationalism

Noah Adamitis Associate Editor
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Rosie Castro raised her twins, Julian and Joaquin, in an environment steeped in Chicano nationalism and a radicalism that was far out of mainstream American politics. Decades later, both Julian and Joaquin are rising young stars within the Democratic party.

Julian, who is older than his twin by a second, is a potential presidential candidate, a former mayor of San Antonio (The 7th largest city in the country), as well as former President Barack Obama’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development. (RELATED: HHS Lost Track Of Nearly 1,500 Illegal Immigrant Children Last Year)