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*A meeting place for Latinos across New York City. It’s worth a visit if...

*Muralist Carlos Aguilar has spent three years painting an homage to the veterans of...

  • *A meeting place for Latinos across New York City. It’s worth a visit if visit NYC. VL By Fox News Latino Three years after opening its doors in East Harlem, La Casa Azul bookstore continues to inspire through the works of literary giants such as Gabriel García Márquez and Junot Diaz. The store, entirely dedicated […]

  • *The lawsuit was filed in May, this is the first time oral arguments are heard in the case of State of Texas denying birth certificates to U.S. born children because their parents presented “matriculas” as their ID. VL By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune A federal judge on Friday repeatedly asked an attorney for the […]

  • *A known problem with a new name, “math misplacement.” It’s when “middle-school algebra teachers [hold] back black and Latino kids from advancing to ninth-grade geometry, even though they are doing just as well as white kids.” VL By Rod Kackley, PJ Media California Sen. Holly Mitchell (D) connects the lack of racial diversity in Silicon […]

  • *A story of the perils of immigrant travel that doesn’t reach the headlines. VL By David North, Center for Immigration Studies We were having a quiet dinner at a Washington hotel when the conversation turned to the deaths at sea of the migrants coming from Africa to Italy. “This happens all the time in the […]

  • *Muralist Carlos Aguilar has spent three years painting an homage to the veterans of Santa Ana, California’s, Logan Street neighborhood. When finished there will be 160 faces on the wall of La Chiquita grocery store. VL By Stacy Owen, NBC Los Angeles It rises along the side of an unassuming grocery store, a tribute more […]

  • *It’s time to make your fall reading list. Here’re a few suggestions to get started. VL By Rigoberto González, NBC News Over the summer I highlighted 9 books by emerging Latino voices, but it’s as important to acknowledge that Latino literature’s more familiar names are also gracing the covers on display on bookstore shelves in […]

  • *Not that he would have accepted the invitation, but Donald Trump was not invited to the CHCI conference. VL By Elsie Foley, Huffington Post Politics WASHINGTON — When hundreds of Latinos gather next week for a candidate forum at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute conference, they won’t hear from any Republicans, though not for a […]

  • *In 2008 Latinos favored Hillary over Obama by a 2 to 1 margin. She’s hoping she still has that support. VL By  Dan Merica and Theodore Schleifer, CNN Poliics Boston (CNN)Hillary Clinton is planning to focus on Latino voters this month, according to campaign aides, starting with the launch Latinos for Hillary during the Democratic […]

  • *The law doesn’t provide for the undocumented to access the ACA, but “On Wednesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), a vocal immigration reform supporter, and other Democrats introduced a bill that would extend Affordable Care Act coverage to undocumented immigrants.”  VL By Ed O’Keefe and John Wagner, The Wahington Post Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports allowing some […]

  • *If this is a trend, it’s a good one. More than hald of all Latin@ businesses in Arizona are owned by women. VL By Arizona Business Magazine The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will release its fifth annual edition of the DATOS Tucson report at a morning conference Oct. 6. Among the 2015 highlights in […]



  • *This survey is two years old, but it’s the most recent poll of Latino attitudes on gun control. VL By Adrian Pantoja, Latino Decisions The grim statistics and on-going stories about children, men and women killed by guns in...