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Border Patrol Agent Detains Montana Women For Speaking Spanish at Gas Station

Two women were detained at a Montana gas station by a U.S. Border Patrol agent for speaking Spanish. According to NBC News, two Montana...

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Lupe Valdez Becomes First Texas Governor Nominee With LGBTQ and Latina Identity

While diversity is starting to truly be embraced by people throughout various parts of the country, many states are still a few steps...

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Ibero CEO, Hilda Rosario Escher, to Resign

By Staff – Hilda Rosario Escher has announced she will resign from her position as president and CEO of the Ibero-American Action...

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Hispanic Customer Served Racist Remark Written on Starbucks Coffee Cup

A man who would only go by Pedro said that upon receiving his Los Angeles area Starbucks coffee there was a racial slur in place of his...

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Mayor Warren Releases 2018-19 Budget Proposal

By Staff –   Mayor Lovely Warren has recently released her 2018-19 budget proposal, which includes investment in new...

Hurricane Season Round Two: Puerto Rico Anxiously Prepares for Another Disaster

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover after Hurricane Maria, warily prepares for the upcoming hurricane season. Roughly eight months ago,...

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Goya Foods Gives $75,000 and 2,800 Pounds of Food to Lehman Center for Performing Arts

The largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States, Goya Foods, awarded a large check in support of the Latino Concert Series at...

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Committee to Present Review of Special Ed Policies to RCSD School Board

By Staff – A committee has been appointed to review the Rochester City School District’s policies on special education, and...

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Wells College Students Protest Lack of Diverse Faculty, Hiring Process

By Staff – Students at Wells College are currently protesting the school’s decision to hire outside faculty to fill a position,...

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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Continuously Bogged By Bureaucracy

At the end of September of last year, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. The category 5 hurricane slashed through the island leaving...