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Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Passes; Funeral Details Announced

By Staff – Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter passed away recently, after a fall near her D.C. home, at the age of 88....

Study Shows Alarming Gap Between Latino Teachers and Students

Recent studies have found that there are three times as many Latino students as there are Latino teachers, despite Latino teachers’...

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Trump Inspects US-Mexico Border Wall Prototypes In California

  President Donald Trump has inspected prototypes of the border wall with Mexico. According to NBC News, Trump inspected a series of...

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Parcel 5 Project Evolves to Include New Entertainment Complex

By Staff – Mayor Lovely Warren has announced that plans to develop a new 3,000-seat performing arts center in the Parcel 5 location...

Guillermo del Toro became the third Mexican director to win best director.

Oscar Night Hispanic Spotlight Can’t Hide the Academy’s Glaring Whiteness

  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that this past Sunday was Oscar night. The annual red carpet event, during...

More Latinx Candidates Are Running For Office, But Will They Have the Votes?

Since the start of the Trump presidency, it’s become clear that more Americans are now unwilling to simply stand by and accept...

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Mayor Warren Names Daniele Lyman-Torres New Commissioner of City Rec

By Staff – Mayor Lovely Warren has named Daniele Lyman-Torres, former president of the Arc of Yates, as new commissioner of the...

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Penfield Lawyer to Challenge Rich Funke for State Senate Seat

By Staff –   The Monroe County Democratic Committee has announced Penfield lawyer Jen Lunsford will seek the Democratic...

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Dominican-Americans Seeing Rising Numbers and a Growing Influence

Since 1990, the Dominican population in the U.S. has more than tripled, from 517,000 to nearly two million. This makes Dominicans the...

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Ilia Calderon ‘Quietly Making History’ As First Afro-Latina Anchor For Major U.S. Broadcast Network

Ilia Calderon became the first Afro-Latina weekday evening news anchor for a major U.S. broadcast network back in December, and according...