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Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative Launches Door-to-Door Push for Enrollment in New Programs

By Staff   The Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative will begin a door-to-door push to enroll city residents in its new Bridges to...

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Sonia Sotomayor: ‘I’m The Product Of Affirmative Action’

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor knows what it’s like to overcome inequality. She spoke about societal barriers, Latino identity,...

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The Hispanic Community and Donald Trump: Tell Us How You Really Feel

According to a Pew Research Center survey of Hispanic adults in the U.S. taken before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the population is...

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‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Picking up Momentum Across the Nation

Citizens in the U.S. are getting a look at what life would be like without immigrants, as businesses shut down and immigrants refrain from...

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...

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Top-Ranking Latina in White House Reflects on Accomplishments of Obama Administration

Along with the Obama family and the rest of the current administration, Cecilia Muñoz is preparing to leave the White House, ending her...

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President Obama Calls for Unity in Farewell Speech; Says Americans Must Work to Mend Racial Divide

By Staff   President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Jan. 10, acknowledging both the achievements and...

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to make college tuition-free for middle class families at SUNY and CUNY two- and...

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5 Latinos Who Impressed and Inspired Us in 2016

While many Americans say that they were glad to see 2016 come to an end, it’s important to remember that the year wasn’t a total...

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Witness Alleges Police Intimidation in Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Staff   Pedro Luis DeJesus, the Remington St. resident who initially reported to police that he saw officers approach and beat...