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Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 4:40PM

Parents and students appealing the ban argue it violates the First and 14th amendments and goes against teachers and education expert recommendations.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation

Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation

by Von Diaz on November 15 2013, 2:48PM

The Lopez family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff’s deputy accused of killing the 13-year old.

Topics: /NOW

FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting

FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting

by Von Diaz on October 29 2013, 4:10PM

The 13-year-old was shot dead by police last week while walking home from school.

Topics: /NOW

Meet the New Gerber Baby: Mary Jane Montoya

Meet the New Gerber Baby: Mary Jane Montoya

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 12:29PM

On November 6, 2012, the same day millions of Latinos took to the polls to vote, Gerber announced the winner of their latest Gerber baby photo contest.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Poll: Obama Has Latinos' Support, But Not Necessarily Their Vote

Poll: Obama Has Latinos’ Support, But Not Necessarily Their Vote

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2012, 4:35PM

And a young undocumented immigrant responds to Obama’s latest overture to Latino voters.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

NYPD Cop 'Accidentally' Shoots and Kills Unarmed 20-Year-Old Latino

NYPD Cop ‘Accidentally’ Shoots and Kills Unarmed 20-Year-Old Latino

by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 4:01PM

An innocent and unarmed 20-year-old was shot by the NYPD while fleeing a robbery in the Bronx.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Pew Report: Record Numbers of Latinos in US Colleges, Public Schools

Pew Report: Record Numbers of Latinos in US Colleges, Public Schools

by Jorge Rivas on August 21 2012, 11:59AM

Latinos are now, for the first time, the largest minority group among the nation’s four-year college and university students.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Los Fixie Riders: L.A. Latino Teens on Why They Prefer Fixed Gear Bikes Play

Los Fixie Riders: L.A. Latino Teens on Why They Prefer Fixed Gear Bikes

by Jorge Rivas on August 1 2012, 9:09AM

Taking a cue from velodrome Olympians and city bike messengers, Latino teens are tricking on bikes without gears.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Olympics, Summer

La Casa Azul Becomes East Harlem's Little Bookstore That Could

La Casa Azul Becomes East Harlem’s Little Bookstore That Could

by Mónica Novoa on June 12 2012, 9:44AM

At a time when many mainstream booksellers and publishers are struggling to survive, a new independent Latino-owned bookstore in East Harlem showed that community support can be strong business capital.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Less Affluent Expected to Adopt iPhone When it Comes to Virgin Mobile; Insiders Warn Prepaid Market is Less Regulated

by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 11:53AM

Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.

Topics: Media, /NOW

NYC Budget Cuts Could Displace 10,800 Low-Income Kids

NYC Budget Cuts Could Displace 10,800 Low-Income Kids

by Jorge Rivas on June 1 2012, 11:12AM

Day care centers in the city’s Latino, Asian and black communities are the hardest hit.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Ya Es Oficial: White Births No Longer a Majority in the U.S.

Ya Es Oficial: White Births No Longer a Majority in the U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on May 17 2012, 11:15AM

Latinos continue to be the nation’s fastest growing group with their population increasing by 3.1 percent since 2010.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Presente.org Names Arturo Carmona as its New Executive Director

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 6:59PM

The country’s pre-eminent online Latino advocacy organization largely responsible for removing Lou Dobbs from CNN has a new director.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Record College Enrollment Doesn't Mean Upward Mobility For Most Latinos

Record College Enrollment Doesn’t Mean Upward Mobility For Most Latinos

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2011, 3:08PM

Despite record numbers in Latino college enrollment, experts say that we’re a long way from closing the income gap.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Why Los Angeles Police Can't Ticket Students on Their Way to School

Why Los Angeles Police Can’t Ticket Students on Their Way to School

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2011, 10:00AM

Observers say that black and Latino students were ticketed most often. Now, advocates are searching for policies that actually work.

Topics: Schools & Youth

31 Million U.S. Kids Live in Poverty Today As Racial Inequality Deepens

31 Million U.S. Kids Live in Poverty Today As Racial Inequality Deepens

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2011, 8:23AM

More than one in three black kids—a full 36 percent of black youth—live in poverty, along with 31 percent of Latino children.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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