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Biden: Mitt 'Wants You To Show Your Papers, But He Won't Show Us His'

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Vice President Joe Biden denounced Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday as a candidate with something to hide. ...

Sandra Cisneros Inspires Chingonas at NCLR 2012

Yvette A. Nunez | Posted 09.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Yvette A. Nunez

I went into the 2012 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference in Las Vegas, eyes, ears and heart wide open to receive the kind of inspiration that leads to action, and I was haunted knowing that Sandra Cisneros was going to be a part of one of the workshops.

Joy Resmovits

Civil Rights Coalition But Not Teachers' Unions Harp On Harkin's Education Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

As Senators of the Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee debated federal education policy at an abbreviated hearing Wednesday morning, two co...

Arizona Bans Ethnic Studies and, Along With it, Reason and Justice

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Randall Amster

While much condemnation has rightly been expressed toward Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, a potentially more insidious measure, is set to take effect on January 1, 2011.

Desperados! Now Arizona Lawmakers Want to Ban Cesar Chavez and Mexican American Studies in Schools?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Arizona state lawmakers reportedly approved a bill this week that would restrict "any courses or classes" that "are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group" or "advocate ethnic solidarity."

Sam Stein

Nation's Largest Hispanic Advocacy Group Opposes Reform As Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The nation's largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization has announced it will oppose the health care bill being considered by Congress un...

How Do You Handle the Bigots in Your Family?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Cubias

I have a racist in-law. But then again, who doesn't? I don't see a lot of this guy, because my wife only begrudgingly let him back into her life afte...

Immigration Reform Activists' Plan To Boycott Census Takes Center Stage In Colorado

The Colorado Independent | Katie Redding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As a proposed national Latino census boycott receives increased media attention, many Latino and immigrant organizations in Colorado say they're thank...

Veteran Moulitsas Versus Tom Tancredo as Moral Tale

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beau Friedlander

You merely need to let Tancredo talk to defeat him in a debate. Why would you deride him for not serving his country because of depression, a debilitating illness that affects 8 to 12 percent of the population?

NAACP And Civil Rights Groups Enter Health Care Debate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civil rights groups are now stepping into the health care reform debate by launching a six-figure ad campaign, reports the Washington Post's Capital B...

Is Now the Right Time for Immigration Reform? Chuck Schumer, the Sensenbrenner in Liberal's Clothes

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

The Schumer mandate for the undocumented to register within a short period of time, or else be permanently barred from becoming U.S. residents, is a prime example of the law run amok.

Obama Keeps Tough Immigration Policies Despite Promise To Break From Bush

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After early pledges by President Obama that he would moderate the Bush administration's tough policy on immigration enforcement, his administration is...

Bob Menendez's Daughter: GOP Doesn't Care About Latinos

The Stimulist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The GOP just doesn't get it. Despite Latinos' 2008 electoral turnout, despite their pivotal role in handing the Democrats this whopping majority, Rep...

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Nomination: Obama Gives the Nation Another Teaching Moment

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

One thing is clear: President Obama's choice of a Latina woman has sparked the ugliest reaction from the Republican Right we've seen years.

Director Of Tancredo's Anti-Immigrant Group Assaulted African-American Woman

Media Matters Action Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, former Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo attacked Judge Sonia Sotomayor for being a member of the National Council of La Raza, absurdly likening t...

Tancredo Claims Sotomayor In "Latino KKK" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tom Tancredo, the former Colorado congressman and radical anti-immigration activist, stepped up his attacks on judge Sonia Sotomayor Thursday. Appeari...

McCain's Troubled Crossing

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In the wake of Hillary's loss, McCain has an opening with Hispanic voters, but his inability to reach through to exploit it is the real story of La Raza San Diego.