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From NPR's Latino USA: Whatever Floats Your Vote

Latino USA | Posted 05.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

We take another look at the 2016 election and explore the Latino identity of Ted Cruz, why there's a generation gap with Latinos and report on Hillary Clinton's relationship with a coup in Honduras. We also talk with residents of the Virgin Islands, who can't vote in general elections, and a newly naturalized citizen taking part in the voting process for the first time.

Actress Rosario Dawson Should Apologize to Dolores Huerta This Cesar Chavez Day

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 04.01.2016 | Entertainment
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. And it could be an opportunity for Rosario Dawson to signal healing beginning with an apology to Dolores Huerta who worked side by side with Chavez.

8 Women Whose Influence On Famous Men Changed History For The Better

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Women

To understand some of the most famous men and their work, sometimes you have to look at the women who stood with them. For Women's History Month, we l...

Dear Gay White Brothers

Chris Cormier | Posted 03.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Cormier

I hope we don't soon forget what silence felt like when hatred was directed at us, and instead reach back through that door. In this legacy-defining moment, what choice will you make?

Rosario Dawson: An Open Letter to Dolores Huerta

Rosario Dawson | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics
Rosario Dawson

Your article on Bernie Sanders came as such a surprise to me -- that the same woman who has made it her life's mission to speak the truth and shed light on corruption, lies, and false narratives created by the corporate elite and special interest groups, would now suddenly create a narrative that distorts facts and misguides American voters.

10 Badass Latinas Every American Should Thank

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 03.11.2016 | Latino Voices

You can’t celebrate Women’s History Month without celebrating the advocacy and general badassery demonstrated by Latinas. Latinas have been fighti...

Latino Poets Honor Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta at Smithsonian

NBC Latino | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 03.10.2016 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON, DC -- In commemoration of the ground-breaking exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery honoring civil rights ...

From Tijuana to Harvard to Compton to UCLA Law: The Journey of Social Justice Lawyer Luz Herrera

Bill Quigley | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Luz Herrera, social justice lawyer and UCLA law professor, was born in Tijuana to Mexican parents and grew up in the Latino neighborhoods of Los Angel...

On Dolores Huerta and Bernie Sanders

Kathleen Frydl | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Frydl

I personally don't believe Bernie Sanders will become a stronger candidate unless he begins to treat incidents like the Huerta accusation as an opportunity to affirm and to narrate the individual costs of the structural barriers that his campaign is devoted to dismantling.

'Landslide Hillary' Pulls It Out

William Bradley | Posted 02.22.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Is Hillary Clinton regaining the media frame of inevitable Democratic nominee? Probably. Is that a good thing for her? We'll see. It not infrequently has not been.

Civil Rights Legend Says Sanders Supporters Yelled 'English Only' At Her

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

Dolores Huerta, a civil rights leader who has endorsed Hillary Clinton, said Saturday that Bernie Sanders supporters shouted her down when she tried t...

Latino Celebrities Rip Into Donald Trump For 'Fear Mongering'

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing "anti-immigrant fear mongering" by Republican presidential candidates, nearly two dozen Latino celebrities and civil rights leade...

What Latin American Catholics Can Teach the American Left

Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts

The communal morality of Latin American Catholics may explain, for instance, why they are so radically more responsive to Pope Francis's message around climate change.

Thanksgiving -- Cesar Chavez And Domestic Workers

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 11.24.2015 | Latino Voices
Maurice Jourdane

Like the Native Americans who helped the English P:ilfrim refuges, A. Phillip Randolph, Cesar Chavez, Ken Seaton-Msemaji, Fahari Jeffers and the thousands of needy domestic workers across the country daily set aside their personal needs to help the more needy.

Shame on Those Who Smear Planned Parenthood, an Essential Resource to Latinos

Dolores Huerta | Posted 08.21.2015 | Latino Voices
Dolores Huerta

If some people want to attack Planned Parenthood, that's their right. But they should be honest about what they're attacking. They're attacking our access to health care, birth control and abortion.

La Marcha No Ha Terminado

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 07.01.2016 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Diaz

In coupling the Agustín Lira and Alma concert with the One Life: Dolores Huerta exhibition, the Smithsonian introduces audiences to this important chapter in U.S. labor history, celebrating two of its notable leaders.

Upgrade Your Daughter's Celebrity Role Models

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

These conversations also are great opportunities to introduce your daughter to other cool role models -- who might share attributes of the women she already admires.

For Women, History is Happening Now

Laura Reyes | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Laura Reyes

As we look back on Women's History Month, it's easy to look forward with great expectations. Women are still making a difference -- in the labor movement and throughout our society. Unions remain a solid pathway to success for America's women.

"Amendment 67 Is Saying... 'Be Barefoot and Pregnant'"

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Opponents of Colorado's "personhood" amendment rallied today at Auraria campus in downtown Denver, as voters across Colorado are receiving their ballots for the Nov. 4 election.

Civil Rights Leader Says Obama Made The Right Call On Immigration

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 09.18.2014 | Latino Voices

Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is standing by President Barack Obama on his decision to delay executive action on immigration a...

Do Republicans Hate Latinos?

Tony_Diaz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

Will the GOP stand on the sidelines as Falcon9 and other Arizona Republicans waste millions more in taxpayer money and gut the educational system, all the while offending, alienating and oppressing the largest growing segment of voters in the nation?

Cesar Chavez's Legacy

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

When Chavez left his job as a community organizer in San Jose in 1962 and moved to rural Delano to try, once again, to bring a union to California's lettuce and grape fields, even his closest friends figured he was delusional.

What Rosario Dawson Wants To Do With Dolores Huerta's Life Story

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.27.2014 | Latino Voices

Rosario Dawson will embody the bold Dolores Huerta in Diego Luna’s upcoming biopic “Cesar Chavez: An American Hero,” but the actress doesn’t f...

And the Winner Is...

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The Presidential Medal of Freedom may not have the name cachet of an Oscar, but it is our nation's highest civilian honor and an award to be celebrated.

On Immigration Reform: 'Don't Waste Any Time in Mourning. Organize.'

Elianne Ramos | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Elianne Ramos

The next couple of months will be hard to bear, knowing that the holidays will be much less jolly for the millions still living in the shadows. For them, for us, I say: Let us grieve, let us lay blame, let us swing our imaginary chanclas at our bullyraggers.