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Chicago Hispanics

Report: Chicago Latinos Pay More In Taxes Than They Get In Return

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

A new study shows that the Chicago area's Latino population contributes more to their local community than they take from it. The report [PDF], rel...

Rep. Danny Davis: No Hispanic Candidate Can Win Chicago's Mayoral Race

Austin Talks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S Rep. Danny Davis might not be in the running to become the black consensus candidate for the upcoming mayoral race, but he's not pulling any punch...

Arizona Immigration Bill Energizes Chicago Activists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are more than 1,600 miles separating Chicago from the state of Arizona, but the controversial immigration law passed there has resonated through...

'ILLINOIS IS NOT ARIZONA': Protesters Arrested After Trying To Block Van Of Deportees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As many as 30 people were arrested Tuesday morning during an immigration demonstration in west suburban Broadview, where protesters blocked a van fill...

Rio in 2016: A Great Consolation Prize for U.S. Hispanics With South American Ties

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Rio should be a tremendous source of pride for the millions of U.S.-born Hispanics whose familial roots stretch not only south of the border, but south of the hemisphere.

Chicago Latino List 2009: Ten Who Are Making a Big Difference For us All

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

These people are not merely engaged in the noble task of empowering the Hispanic community, they have their sights set on making life better for everyone.

Trippin' the Light Hispanic: Introducing 'Chicago Latino List 2009'

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Despite there being a ton of Hispanic people doing truly amazing things here in Chicago, there seems to be no "official" list that mainstream publications can refer to. So, I'm starting one.