Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Gina Rodriguez Calls On Fellow Latinos to Support Her New Movement to Help Diversify Hollywood

With all the recent talk of this year’s white-washed Oscars Award Ceremony, there are some who are doing more than just paying lip...

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Mexico Now Officially Recognizing Citizens of African Descent in Preliminary Census

Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta Mexico has quietly avoided recognizing citizens of African descent for decades, but a...

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Rochester, NY, May Be in as Much Danger of Lead Poisoning as Flint

Even though one of the biggest stories in the media in the past few months has been the struggle of Flint, MI, residents dealing with high...

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Update: Intel Pledged To Increase Diversity, But Have They Succeeded?

Xerox’s CEO Ursula Burns isn’t just one of the only high profile woman heading up a Fortune 500 company. She’s also the...

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RCAN to Hold Free “FAFSA Fest” for College-Bound Students

By Staff   Rochester College Access Network, a program of Rochester Education Foundation, will host a series of free events to help...

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Rochester-Area Resident Tests Positive for Zika Virus

By Staff   An individual from Monroe County has tested positive for the Zika virus, according to the Monroe County Department of...

(Source: Gage Skidmore)

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Just Made a Surprising Endorsement…

San Antonio’s former mayor Julian Castro is fast emerging as one of the brightest rising stars in the Democratic party, and now the...

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Popular Latino Digital Network Mitu Raises $27 Million in New Funding

A Latino-based digital network that caters to millennials recently secured new investments from some major U.S. companies, allowing the...

Money

How the ‘Nice Guy’ Gesture of Jose Sarabia Won Him $2 Million

Jose Sarabia is a pretty normal, humble construction worker from Texas, although he works in New Mexico. Earlier this month, prior to the...

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City Council Makes Decisions on Police Body Camera Vendor, Port of Rochester Operator

By Staff   Rochester City Council has approved a vendor contract, from a company called MES Lawmen, to provide the Rochester Police...