Latino Activist Charged With Voter Fraud, and other news

By The News Jun 26, 2009

Latino Rights Advocate Charged With Voter Fraud After being suspected for election and voter registration fraud, felony charges have been filed and a warrant issued for the arrest of Orange County-based long-time Latino rights advocate, Nativo V. Lopez. Police Commissioner Vows Diversity in Higher Ranks NY Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly promises to increase the number of officers of color holding higher ranks. Following the fatal shooting of a Black officer by a white officer, the police department has again come under scrutiny for its use of deadly force in conjunction with race. Study Shows Biculturalism Benefits Latino Teens A study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina found that Latino youth seem to be more successful when they are encouraged to retain their culture while their families also make efforts to learn more about American culture. Racial Discrimination Linked With Depression For Blacks A research team from Cornell University has linked chronic exposure to racial discrimination with higher levels of stress and depression among highly-educated Blacks.