We Still Need the Voting Rights Act to Give Equal Access

We Still Need the Voting Rights Act to Give Equal Access

February 26, 2013

By Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, NBCLatino These days, voting is largely uneventful.  You show up at the polls, check in, vote, and get your sticker. Long gone are the days […]

Latino Joblessness Rose, But Employers Added 157K Jobs

February 4, 2013

By Fox News Latino The unemployment rate for the nation’s largest minority group rose to 9.7 percent in January from 9.6 percent in December, according to a labor report. Click […]

House GOP Committee Chairs Will All Be White Men

November 28, 2012

By Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced who will chair all of the major House committees in the next Congress. And it […]

The Racism In The Trayvon Martin Case, Voter ID Is The Same

March 27, 2012

The recent shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida led me to think more deeply about the issue of race in America today. I’m old enough to have remembered municipal buses […]

Latinos Shouldn’t Have To Pay For Power With Their Health

February 16, 2012

By Adrianna Quintero A study released by the coal industry attempts to justify dirty energy and life-threatening pollution by claiming that Hispanics and blacks will be hit hardest by energy […]

In Florida, Voter Registration Laws Impede The Latino Vote

February 1, 2012

By Howard L. Simon and Deborah J. Vagins, ACLU With Florida’s primary recently completed, all eyes have been on the Sunshine State. And in an effort to shine a light on the […]

Celebrating Black History Month By The Numbers

By The U.S. Census Bureau To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred […]