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Minority Growth In America: Videos Illustrate Rise Of Minorities Across The U.S. (VIDEO)

(115) Comments | Posted August 1, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Sometimes pictures -- moving pictures -- really say a thousand words.

In these days of heated political rhetoric that mostly seems to divide the country, it may be important for minorities in general, and Latinos in particular, to remember that demography is indeed destiny. Today's battles and divisions will...

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Open For Questions With President Obama

(2) Comments | Posted September 21, 2011 | 11:58 AM

When HuffPost LatinoVoices launched last month, Arianna Huffington said, "This is truly a Latino moment."

Today, The White House gave us further evidence of that, announcing the first-ever live online roundtable for Hispanic audiences.

We consider it our mission at AOL Latino and HuffPost LatinoVoices to provide a platform...

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Piedra, Papel y Tijera

(15) Comments | Posted August 18, 2011 | 3:43 PM

Sometimes, no matter how enthusiastic you are or how much you prepare for a given task or project, the results are ultimately defined by luck. Kind of like games we used to play around the schoolyard.

In the case of HuffPost LatinoVoices, we're aiming to to connect with a dynamic...

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Feliz Cumpleaños Luis Olmo!

(3) Comments | Posted August 10, 2011 | 10:41 PM

Luis Olmo was born on August 11, 1919. So, Happy Birthday Luis Olmo!

Many people won't remember Luis Olmo and many more probably never heard of him -- a common effect of the shifts in popular culture and the relentless march of history -- but his story is essential to...

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The Hispanic Community Has Many Voices: Are Our Leaders Listening?

(20) Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 4:01 PM

On June 23, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) will convene in San Antonio for their 28th Annual Conference, bringing together Hispanic leaders from local school boards to the President's Cabinet to engage in today's critical policy debates.

With a 43% growth in the Hispanic population...

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Hispanics, the Military and Providing Support

(96) Comments | Posted May 27, 2011 | 3:45 PM

Recent U.S. Census data confirms a fact of life for San Diego: Hispanics, once considered a "minority," now number nearly 30 percent of the population -- a "major minority." Those numbers are growing. As the second-largest city in California, San Diego has seen a 32 percent increase in...

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Census Numbers Don't Lie: Latinos Are Changing the Face of America

(6) Comments | Posted April 11, 2011 | 2:02 PM

The 2010 census count has confirmed what many policymakers and businesses already know: Latinos, the fastest growing population in America with a 43 percent growth in the last decade, are making their presence known in American society. The Latino population is now estimated at 50.5 million people representing...

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