20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right

20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right

20 Years Later, Selena Rare Example of Hollywood Getting Latinos Right By Gabriela Resto-Montero The casting call was announced on Noticiero Univision: Producers for a new film about the life and death of superstar Selena Quintanilla-Pérez would hold open auditions

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Some Latino House Members Excluded From A Meeting With ICE That They Requested

Some Latino House Members Excluded From A Meeting With ICE That They Requested

Some Latino House Members Excluded From A Meeting With ICE That They Requested By Elise Foley wo Democratic representatives say Republicans kicked them out of a meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday after the agency canceled a planned

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14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship

14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship

14-Year-Old Latina Is Leading Her Team To The World Robotics Championship “I’ve never let my gender or my race put a barrier in anything I do.” By Carolina Moreno Valerie Castillo and her middle school robotics team from Lancaster, Calif.

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Ivanka Trump’s Meeting With Latina Business Owners

Ivanka Trump’s Meeting With Latina Business Owners

Ivanka Trump’s Meeting With Latina Business Owners Commentary by Lili Gil Valletta It is evident that Ivanka Trump’s advocacy and commitment to women’s issues is making a bold impact in the world’s stage. From finding common ground that unified President

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Only Latino Doctor in Congress, Troubled By Health Plan

Only Latino Doctor in Congress, Troubled By Health Plan

Only Latino Doctor in Congress, Troubled By Health Plan by Suzanne Gamboa Rep. Raul Ruiz is the only Latino physician out of 15 doctors in Congress. Also a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, which has jurisdiction

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City of Phoenix Talks Immigration Enforcement in Schools

City of Phoenix Talks Immigration Enforcement in Schools

City of Phoenix Talks Immigration Enforcement in Schools By Ellen O’Brien An ad hoc subcommittee of the Phoenix City Council met Friday morning to discuss possible responses by the City to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration and refugees.

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Latinas Hack Man’s World of Technology and Science

Latinas Hack Man’s World of Technology and Science

by Reuters Staying up late into the night, Lilia Lobato Martinez watched endless YouTube videos to teach herself the computer code she used to help build her prize-winning Ool app for volunteers in Guadalajara, Mexico. In her country, she is

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Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas

Coming of Age Books By and About Latinas by Rigoberto González In celebration of Women’s History Month, here are some notable stories about the journey from girlhood to womanhood written by and about Latinas. The most popular and bestselling title

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Laurie Hernandez Owning Her Natural Curly Hair Is Important

Laurie Hernandez Owning Her Natural Curly Hair Is Important

Laurie Hernandez Owning Her Natural Curly Hair Is Important By Carolina Moreno Laurie Hernandez is an Olympic gold medalist, a best-selling author and the youngest person ever to win “Dancing with the Stars.” But for many fans, it’s the 16-year-old’s hair

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Latino Republicans Concerned About New Healthcare Plan

Latino Republicans Concerned About New Healthcare Plan

Latino Republicans Concerned About New Healthcare Plan By Suzanne Gamboa Florida congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, says she’ll vote against the Obamacare replacement legislation that her party has crafted, at least as it is now written. Ros-Lehtinen’s main reasons: “too

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