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Gerry Smith

Why Is The NAACP Siding With Verizon Over Net Neutrality? | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology

The NAACP and several other major civil rights groups have emerged as flashpoints in the debate over net neutrality, the idea that all Internet traffi...

Look Who's Hanging Out

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Salsa trumpets filled the ballroom with rhythm as Michelle Obama embraced Jennifer Lopez before taking the mic. J.Lo introduced the First Lady and...

Making Community Investment a New Year's Resolution

Brent A. Wilkes | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Brent A. Wilkes

Washington has the opportunity to make community investment a top priority in 2014.

Stop 'Humanitarian Crisis' In Dominican Republic, Latino Leaders Plead

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino leaders in the United States hope to stop the Dominican Republic from leaving hundreds of thousands of Haitian-descended Dominicans stateless. ...

Herbalife: A Pyramid Scheme Disguised as a Business Opportunity

Brent A. Wilkes | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices
Brent A. Wilkes

If Herbalife is profitable, why should anyone be concerned? What does it matter if the company is a pyramid scheme, some wonder, so long stock price keeps going up?

WATCH: JFK Addresses Latinos Night Before Assassination

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The night before John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, he addressed the League of United Latin American Citizens, a Hispanic civil rights group, a...

Comments From the Front -- Friends of AT&T Want New Digital Dead Zones

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

AT&T's Petition requests that it starts the 'transition' to the Internet protocols, when in fact it is simply a plan to stop upgrading whole areas of AT&T's 22 states and get rid of all regulations.

The Kind of Innovation America Needs

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

We must grow and mentor cutting edge entrants to tech if we are to forge a new middle class in a new economy with very different rules.

Carlos Harrison

Advocacy Groups At Forefront Of Voter ID Battles | Carlos Harrison | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

With less than two months to go until Election Day, Hispanic advocacy groups are pressing their fight against voter ID and registration laws that they...

Elise Foley

Latino Groups To GOP: Want Hispanic Voters? Better Change Your Positions | Elise Foley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A non-partisan coalition of Latino groups laid out a platform Wednesday it says parties and politicians should adopt to win over the gro...

Janell Ross

Latino Support For Gay Marriage Outpaces General Population | Janell Ross | Posted 07.09.2012 | Latino Voices

LAS VEGAS -- When David Damien Figueroa took his turn at a microphone near the front of an airplane hanger-sized hotel exhibition hall Sunday, he shar...

Latino Civil Rights Organizations Join March from Salem to Montgomery on 47th Anniversary

Margaret Moran | Posted 05.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

Last week a delegation of Latino leaders that included LULAC, the Hispanic Federation, and LCLAA boarded a bus routed to Selma, Alabama in order to participate in the reenactment of the historic civil rights marches of 1965.

Lowering Our Expectations Will Leave Our Children Behind

Margaret Moran | Posted 03.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

How can we teach our children about high standards if we lower our own expectations?

Kennedy Center Honors Out Of Touch With American Latinos

Felix Sanchez | Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts
Felix Sanchez

It's time for the Kennedy Center Honors to carry forward the legacy of the family name extended in the Kennedy Center Honors, by also acknowledging and including the artistic contributions made by American Latinos.

LULAC Condemns Flurry of Anti-Immigration Statements

Margaret Moran | Posted 01.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

Not that long ago, immigration was seen as a road to citizenship where asylum was granted gratuitously for those fleeing persecution. Ironically, today's immigration is seen through fearful lenses.

Latino Leaders Unwavering: 'Take John and Ken Off the Air'

Alex Nogales | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Alex Nogales

For too long, John and Ken have spit venom for ratings and money. The time is now for the people to rise up and demand a more accountable media and to demand that John and Ken be removed from the air.

"Should I Worry?": Latinas and Breast Cancer

Margaret Moran | Posted 12.20.2011 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

When I was a young girl, we didn't talk about breast cancer. Now, we must not only talk about it, but be sure that all women have access to proper screenings and treatments.

The Importance of Broadband Access in the Latino Community

Margaret Moran | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Margaret Moran

Today's digital world is vastly different than the one that existed when I became a LULAC member and the need to ensure the Latino voice is heard is as important as ever.

Veteran Texas Activist: Pass or Fail, DREAM Act Galvanizes New Generation of National Leaders

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

While Texas Gov. Rick Perry and a gaggle of legislators hark back to 19th century glory and introduce proposals to reclaim their state's "sovereignty"...

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.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Avoids Immigration In Speech To Latino Voters | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's speechwriters must have done some homework on reaching out to Latino voters. In his speech before the League of United Latin American Ci...