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Over 300 pack White House Hispanic Summit in Ohio

The all-day event brought 18 representatives from nine federal departments for round-table discussions on many questions including immigration, jobs, education and entrepreneurship.

Court hears new challenge to anti-affirmative action measure

Driver said 209 made possible "resegregation of higher education" and a "new Jim Crow" in California.

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Black farmers protest bar on further claims in discrimination settlement

The farmers, organized in the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, headquartered in Memphis, held a church rally to highlight the issue.

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Chicago mayor aims to aggressively privatize schools

The mayor's plan will affect 10,000 students, mostly Black and Latino, and result in the firing of 600 teachers, principals, building maintenance, cafeteria and other workers.

Routine teen-aged HIV test proposed by doctors

The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.

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Black labor leaders: Alabama’s immigration fight ground zero for civil rights

African American, civil rights and labor leaders visited Birmingham this week to see first hand how the state's new anti-immigrant law is impacting Latinos.

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Evangelicals: Alabama's immigration law is anti-Christian, anti-American

National evangelical leaders who recently visited Alabama as part of an "emergency delegation" are denouncing the state's new anti-immigrant law.

SEIU's Medina predicts more Latino voter activism next year

Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina, a skilled organizer and one of the most influential Hispanic Americans in the labor movement, predicts Latino voters will have heightened activism in next year's election.

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What happens to children after parents are detained and deported?

You're put in a detention center hundreds of miles away with absolutely no right to see your kids for months, sometimes years.

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