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Latino Decisions

Latino Voters Continue To Face Barriers At Polling Places

Latino Decisions | October 25, 2016 | Politics
As his campaign heads toward defeat, Donald Trump has intensified claims of a rigged and fraudulent election. One of his most outlandish claims is that undocumented immigrants "pour into the country so they can go and vote."
Latino USA

From NPR's Latino USA: Tipping Point

Latino USA | October 25, 2016 | Latino Voices
This week, stories about high-pressure situations where something builds and builds and eventually boils over, leaving the world a slightly different place. In 1977, the killing of a Mexican-American veteran by three Houston police officers sparked a violent rebellion in the Latino community that altered the conversation on...
Josue Lopez Calderon

40 Under 40: Latinos In Sports

Josue Lopez Calderon | October 24, 2016 | Sports
The 2016 sports season was filled with countless story lines ranging from redemptions, to walk off retirements and dramatic Olympic performances. And in the center of these were many influential Latinos.
Cecile Noel

How NYC Is Helping Immigrant Survivors Of Domestic Violence

Cecile Noel | October 20, 2016 | Impact
Sandra, an undocumented immigrant, arrived in the United States in 2012 and has been in an abusive relationship for the last three years.

9 Things You Can Stream On Netflix To Help You Cope With A Breakup

Bustle | October 19, 2016 | Divorce
This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Rachel Sanoff While time may really be the only thing that can help you truly move on from a bad breakup, there are a lot of cathartic distractions that can ease your pain as you...
Paul A. Bromley

Don't Touch My Son's Hair

Paul A. Bromley | October 19, 2016 | Black Voices
We have to learn to let our boys be free. When you stifle, police and control Black boys you leave unfinished works in progress who grow into men who are still boys at heart. Confused about our identities.
Yareliz Elena Mendez-Zamora

The Fallout

Yareliz Elena Mendez-Zamora | October 20, 2016 | Latino Voices
This is for those who are still trying to figure out if they should tell their stories. It's okay if you're ready and decide to do so. It's okay if you're ready and decide that you don't want to share. It's okay if you aren't ready at all. I am...
Daniel Cubias

About All Those "Illegals" Stealing Votes…

Daniel Cubias | October 19, 2016 | Latino Voices
Well, that didn’t last long. The GOP candidate for president had been suspiciously quiet for some time about immigration, and he has even gone a fair amount of time without badmouthing Latinos or saying that we’re a just one huge pack of rapists. Of course, he’s been pretty busy lately,...
Zachary Parker

Trump's Campaign Proves That America Is Rigged Against The Poor

Zachary Parker | October 19, 2016 | Politics
Every major political issue Clinton and Trump claim to care about can be tied to the fight for equal access to quality education for all American students. And while Trump in all his mediocrity leaves much to be desired, his claims that America is unjust and rigged in many ways rings true - even if he himself has not or perhaps cannot wrap his mind around how.
The Establishment

This Is Not A Think Piece About Trump’s Sexual Assault Comments

The Establishment | October 19, 2016 | Women
This piece by Maggie Ethridge originally appeared on The Establishment, a new multimedia site funded and run by women. I’m writing this to you if you believe that Trump’s recently revealed remarks about touching women are — while possibly embarrassing and...
Robert Greenwald

Koch Brothers World Domination, One Bag Of Groceries At A Time

Robert Greenwald | October 19, 2016 | Politics
Recently, the Kochs announced that they are geared up to expand well beyond this scale in future elections by merging LIBRE and their other constituency-focused groups around veterans and millennials into their behemoth, Americans for Prosperity.
The Conversation Global

Is Mexico Ready For Gay Marriage?

The Conversation Global | October 19, 2016 | Queer Voices
Catholicism is declining in Mexico. But unlike in other Latin American countries, such as Brazil and Guatemala, where evangelical Protestantism has increased markedly in recent decades, the shift in Mexico is modest.
Latino Decisions

Policy Issues Driving The 2016 Latino Vote

Latino Decisions | October 18, 2016 | Politics
Since the launch five weeks ago of the NALEO Educational Fund/Noticias Telemundo/Latino Decisions tracking poll, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has enjoyed a commanding lead among Latino voters.
Latino USA

From NPR's Latino USA: The New Deciders

Latino USA | October 19, 2016 | Latino Voices
This Election Day, nearly one in three eligible voters will be non-white, making the 2016 electorate the most diverse in U.S. history. In this collaboration with PBS’ America By the Numbers, Latino USA travels to swing states and tells stories from the communities that are shaping...
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Finally, A Debate On Immigration Reform

Gov. Martin O'Malley | October 18, 2016 | Politics
The lack of debate over immigration does a disservice to our immigrant and Latino communities, and it overlooks the important role immigration reform plays in our nation's economic future.
José Manuel Ruiz

We Can No Longer Turn A Blind Eye To Murders Of Transgender Women In Mexico

José Manuel Ruiz | October 18, 2016 | Queer Voices
The murders of Paola, Itzel and Alessa impact all trans women: They are tragic reminders that trans women in Mexico run the risk of being murdered even before turning 35.
Hector E. Sanchez

This Is The Last Chance For Candidates To Discuss An Agenda For Working Families, Especially Latinos

Hector E. Sanchez | October 19, 2016 | Latino Voices
Can we please discuss important policy decisions that have the potential to improve the lives of millions of workers and their families?
Allen Raymond

Assisted Republicide

Allen Raymond | October 18, 2016 | Politics
Donald Trump’s one moment of candor in this election occurred when he said: “Our campaign represents a true existential threat like they haven’t seen before.” The rest of his stumping breath has been exhaled to incite feverish fury among his supporters by claiming the election is rigged, thereby...
Dolores Huerta

Protect America’s Heritage. Protect The Grand Canyon.

Dolores Huerta | October 17, 2016 | Latino Voices
When President Obama created the César E. Chávez National Memorial in 2012, the first National Park unit to recognize the work of a contemporary Latino, he unleashed a wave of support for making our parks and public lands more relevant to diverse audiences. Since taking office, President...
Soraya Chemaly

Good Men, What Now? These Politics are Clearly Personal

Soraya Chemaly | October 18, 2016 | Women
"He alone bears the burden of his conduct and alone should suffer the consequences.” – Sen. John McCain “No.” – Women It is tempting to blame Donald Trump for Donald Trump. But, Trump is a creature entirely of our making. He and people like him...
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