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This Program Is Reclaiming Hip-Hop As A Tool For Success

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Kassandra Ramirez, 17, stretches before her b-boy class at the Hip Hop School of Arts.

On the corner of Holt and Gary Avenues in downtown Pomona rises a massive, 24-thousand-square-foot cobblestone building. It once protected the savings and investments of Pomona resident

First Latina College President: Challenges, Not Accomplishments, Make Us Strong

At Smith College commencement on Sunday, Juliet García, the first Hispanic woman to run an American college or university, talked about how she found her strength.rcía, who stepped down last year after two decades as University of Texas-Brownsville's president, was nam

Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'

Julian Castro labeled the House Republican-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails a "witch hunt" and a "sideshow" from dealing with America's most pressing problems.

The Housing and Urban Development secretary accused GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy of "very intentionall

Hillary Clinton Taps DREAMer Lorella Praeli As Latino Outreach Director

 

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has named prominent DREAMer and immigration activist Lorella Praeli as Latino Outreach Director, a Clinton campaign official told NBC News. Praeli, who was undocumented for almost 13 years and became an outspoken advoca

Univision Communications Inc. Acquires Premier Website for African-American Influencers, the Root, to Engage America’s Growing Multicultural Population

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that it has acquired The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans. In joining UCI, The Root will leverage UCI's extensive di

This Program Is Reclaiming Hip-Hop As A Tool For Success

This Program Is Reclaiming Hip-Hop As A Tool For Success

Kassandra Ramirez, 17, stretches before her b-boy class at the Hip Hop School of Arts. On the corner of Holt and Gary Avenues in downtown Pomona rises a massive, 24-thousand-square-foot cobblestone building. It once protected the savings and investments of Pomona residents, but now it serves a different purpose. Spray-painted graffiti and images of hip-hop moguls decorate the walls of the former PFF Bank & Trust. A life-sized boom box has replaced the teller-counter. Walls that read,...

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First Latina College President: Challenges, Not Accomplishments, Make Us Strong

First Latina College President: Challenges, Not Accomplishments, Make Us Strong

At Smith College commencement on Sunday, Juliet García, the first Hispanic woman to run an American college or university, talked about how she found her strength. García, who stepped down last year after two decades as University of Texas-Brownsville's president, was named one of Time magazine's 10 best college presidents in 2009. Under her watch, she said, the school's physics department added more and more Latino students. Now, the school ranks in the top five among universities...

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Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'

Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'

Julian Castro labeled the House Republican-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails a "witch hunt" and a "sideshow" from dealing with America's most pressing problems. The Housing and Urban Development secretary accused GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy of "very intentionally trying to manipulate this witch hunt to play politics." "That's unfortunate and it's one of the reasons Congress has a 19% approval rating," Castro told CNN's Jim Acosta Sunday on "State of the Union." A trove of Clinton's emails from...

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Hillary Clinton Taps DREAMer Lorella Praeli As Latino Outreach Director

Hillary Clinton Taps DREAMer Lorella Praeli As Latino Outreach Director

  Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has named prominent DREAMer and immigration activist Lorella Praeli as Latino Outreach Director, a Clinton campaign official told NBC News. Praeli, who was undocumented for almost 13 years and became an outspoken advocate during that time, will be the Clinton campaign's main point person with Latino communities around the country. She will also be one of the campaign's surrogates with the press on Latino issues, including immigration. Praeli's appointment sends a...

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Univision Communications Inc. Acquires Premier Website for African-American Influencers, the Root, to Engage America’s Growing Multicultural Population

Univision Communications Inc. Acquires Premier Website for African-American Influencers, the Root, to Engage America’s Growing Multicultural Population

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that it has acquired The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans. In joining UCI, The Root will leverage UCI's extensive digital production facilities and publishing infrastructure, while its editorial team will retain its voice and stay true to its mission, which has made it successful throughout its history. “Like Univision, The Root aims to serve a significant segment...

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The Ballooning Importance Of The 'Latino Vote,' In 3 Charts

The Ballooning Importance Of The 'Latino Vote,' In 3 Charts

As 2016 campaigns heat up, Republicans are working to boost their momentum among Latino voters, and the numbers make it easy to see why. The Koch network is funding Spanish-language driver's test review sessions in Nevada, as NPR's Tamara Keith reported this week. And Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are both feverishly courting Hispanic voters in their recent appearances, as the LA Times reports. The U.S. Hispanic population, which made up nearly 17 percent of the population...

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The Obamacare Curse: What If, Next Month, the Republicans Finally Get What They Want?

The Obamacare Curse: What If, Next Month, the Republicans Finally Get What They Want?

It is dawning on the GOP that snatching health insurance away from millions of helpless victims is not quite as rewarding as expected. Last summer, two Republican-appointed federal judges ruled, against the furious dissent of the Democratic appointee, in favor of what had theretofore been viewed as an outlandish lawsuit designed to blow up Obamacare. The unexpected progress of the lawsuit, hatched by anti-Obamacare activists at a right-wing think tank, filled conservatives with sudden Schadenfreude. They...

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Fox News Is Hurting Republicans, Former Bush Official Says

Fox News Is Hurting Republicans, Former Bush Official Says

Fox News is hurting the Republican Party, according to a study conducted by a top official in the first Bush administration. The study, authored by Bruce Bartlett, who worked in the Treasury Department under George H. W. Bush and was also a domestic policy adviser to Ronald Reagan, found that Fox viewers tended to be less informed about current affairs than people who watch mainstream news -- and even people who don't watch the news at...

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Russia ‘reset’ architect to next preside…

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Russia ‘reset’ architect to next president: Don’t try that again

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, a key architect of President Barack Obama’s attempt to “reset” relations with Moscow...... Read more

U.S. military mistakenly ships live anth…

27-05-2015

By Phil Stewart and Sharon Begley WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and... Read more

Colorado cinema gunman's writings show m…

27-05-2015

Colorado cinema gunman's writings show murder plans, musings

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., (Reuters) - A journal that Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes wrote before he opened fire inside a packed theater contains... Read more

U.S. military mistakenly ships live anth…

27-05-2015

By Phil Stewart and Sharon Begley WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in... Read more

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Why AP will be a Viking despite beef

27-05-2015

Why AP will be a Viking despite beef

Adrian Peterson will be a Viking in 2015, but plenty of problems loom 1 Share This Story!... Read more

Bucks forward: Carmelo is NBA's most ove…

27-05-2015

Bucks forward: Carmelo is NBA's most overrated

Jared Dudley certainly has some colorful commentary about his fellow NBA players.... Read more

Latin America News

VIDEO: The comedy side of getting to Ame…

27-05-2015

What's the worst obstacle faced the by the thousands of Central Americans attempting to cross - illegally - into the US each year?... Read more

Who killed Alberto Nisman?

27-05-2015

Photo: Reuters In January a high-profile prosecutor was found in a pool of blood in his bathroom, days before he was due to release a... Read more

Competition fever hits Brazil's bars

27-05-2015

Prawns covered with crushed cashew nuts at Rio bar Bode Cheiroso There is a saying in Brazil for how most people like their beer to... Read more

Colombia Farc negotiator 'killed'

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The rebel known as Jairo Martinez joined the Farc negotiating team in February 2014... Read more

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The queen does Cameron's bidding

27-05-2015

Her speech made clear that the PM's quest for a new constitutional settlement for Britain will dominate the UK Parliament..... Read more

Barack Obama can't stay away from Florid…

27-05-2015

Barack Obama can't stay away from Florida

Florida is where immigration, climate change, Cuba policy, Medicare and other issues Democrats are trying to use to rally voters in 2016 all come together. It’s also home to two... Read more

Nebraska outlaws the death penalty

27-05-2015

Nebraska outlaws the death penalty

The bill was sponsored by Sen. Ernie Chambers (pictured), the legislature’s only independent. | AP Photo... Read more

Obama not taking immigration fight to Su…

27-05-2015

Obama not taking immigration fight to Supreme Court, yet

AP Photo The Obama administration has decided not to ask the Supreme Court for an emergency stay on a judge’s injunction blocking President Barack Obama’s newest executive actions on immigration,... Read more

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