Gerrymandering: Moving from ‘cracking’ and ‘packing’ to fairness
On Oct. 3, the United States Supreme Court heard Gil vs. Whitford, a Wisconsin case regarding extreme partisan gerrymandering of the Wisconsin Legislature. In that case, Republicans drew a legislative […]
Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law
By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]
When Hispanic Teens Vanished, Did New York Police Do Enough?
*The MS13 gang is thought to be responsible for the disappearances, but these victims and suspects are Latino young men so the cases are not priorities. VL By Frank Eltman […]
Going Home to The Bronx
*I post this because I enjoyed reading it. You won’t find politics here, or any sort of controversy. It’s just a reporter going back to a place he once called […]
Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?
*A fascinating read! It turns out that traditional Latino neighborhoods are more prone to gentrification because new white residents are less likely to move into a neighborhood that has a […]
Harlem’s Spanish Christian Church Devastated By Natural Gas Explosion
By Chris Kirkham, Huffington Post Latino Voices Carmen Vargas-Rosa, a lifelong member of the Christian evangelical church at the center of the Harlem building collapse, said church members are still trying […]
Latino creates an international film festival – for children
By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Armando Guareño always thought he’d be a doctor when he grew up, but when it came time for college, he says he just couldn’t deny his first […]