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Latino organizations demand NBC cut ties with Trump

Actions over GOP candidate Donald Trump's repugnant comments regarding Mexican immigrants and, by extension, Mexican-Americans.


Rudy Lozano remembered as fighter for immigrant, worker rights

CHICAGO - There were tears, laughter, poetry and song as family and friends gathered June 8 to remember the life and legacy of Rudy Lozano Sr.


Day of the Dead video

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.


Border communities are ground zero for hunger

For the people who live in boder towns, some with roots going back for generations, these tiny communities are home to growing hunger and poverty.


California Senate approves “card check” bill on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

The California State Senate honored the legendary labor leader by approving legislation for farm workers seeking union representation.


Texas labor ends early voting with style

An October 28 rally at the Teachers Hall wrapped up a very successful early voting period in Texas.


Latino civil rights pioneer Mario G. Obledo dies at 78

Mario Guerra Obledo, a son of Mexican immigrants who became a champion of civil rights and the first Latino official to head a California state agency, died Aug. 18 at age 78.


Mural in Arizona town sparks racist remarks

A local politician in Prescott, Ariz., who recently mocked an elementary mural featuring minority students was fired from his radio talk show and now faces a mounting recall campaign due to his remarks that critics say were racist.


20,000 march to protest anti-immigrant sheriff

PHOENIX - United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta and singer Linda Ronstadt were among more than 20,000 people who marched to protest "out-of-control" Sheriff Joe Arpaio.


Lawsuit claims racial bias in Illinois transit funding

Chicago Transit Authority riders filed a class action lawsuit charging the state's underfunding of the city's public transit, compared to the  suburban rail system, discriminates against minorities.

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