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City’s “ROC The Park” Music Festival to Hold First Latino Family Night

By Staff   The city’s third annual “ROC The Park” music festival will feature family-friendly local and regional...

Latino and LGBTQ Communities Band Together After Orlando Tragedy

Latino and LGBTQ communities in Rochester, and across the nation, are coming together in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting tragedy to...

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Supreme Court Affirm’s Puerto Rico’s Status as a U.S. Colony

The citizens of the United States are no strangers to bankruptcy. In February 2015 alone, there were an astounding daily average of 3,422...

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Rochester Named 19th Best Place to Live in the Nation, Despite Minorities Suffering

Rochester was just named the 19th best place to live in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report, despite minorities not faring...

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RLTC Brings Sylvia Mendez’s Story to Life in “Separate is Never Equal”

By Staff Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta   Few people may realize that, before the landmark Supreme Court...

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‘I Am An Immigrant’ Campaign Promotes Solidarity During Immigrant Heritage Month

More than 50 high-profile celebrities have come together to promote the “I Am An Immigrant” campaign. Welcome.us is a non-profit...

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Farm Labor Activist Helen Chavez Passed Away at the Age of 88

Helen Chavez, wife of the late farm labor leader and civil activist Cesar Chavez, has died at the age of 88. Fox News Latino reports that...

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Celebrating Students: Ibero’s 2016 Annual Gala and Hispanic Recognition Awards

By Staff   A total of 62 seniors received scholarships at the Ibero American Action League Inc.’s Annual Gala and Hispanic...

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Puerto Rico Just Got a New Superhero

In the midst of Puerto Rico’s current financial crisis there have been many ideas, potential legislation, and governmental actions...

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Update: Former Rochester Mayor Carlos Carballada to Replace Deputy Mayor Redon

By Staff   (Update, May 13) – Former Rochester Mayor Carlos Carballada will replace Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon, who is...