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HIV/AIDS and the Latino Community

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2012 | 12:07 PM

Growing up in a small West Texas town, HIV and AIDS seemed like a world away and something that affected other people. There were never any real discussions, whether in school, or amongst friends, about what HIV and AIDS meant, aside from the strictly clinical definitions. Statistics now tell us...

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Latinas Tipped the Scale

(24) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 8:24 PM

Now that the numbers have been crunched and the final balloon has dropped, it's clear that the Latino community made history in elections across the country and turned out to vote. What's more is that it appears to have been the Latina vote that tipped the scales, when we joined...

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Latinas: Have Your Voices Heard

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 5:40 PM

Women across the country are making an important decision -- whom do they trust more to lead our country -- President Obama or Mitt Romney?

This is arguably one of the most important elections of our lifetime. And it will be the women, especially Latinas, who will play a...

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What A Romney Presidency Would Look Like for Latinos

(80) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 1:00 PM

What better way to ring in Hispanic Heritage Month than hearing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney repeatedlysay he wishes he were Latino?

Does Mr. Romney want to be Latino because we have a fantastic, layered culture? Or has his time on the political trail made him want to personally understand...

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