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Work needed to bridge Latino higher-education gap

Despite inroads in Latino college completion, the recently released Excelencia in Education “Latino College Completion in 50 States” report reveals there is much work still needed to bridge the higher-education gap. 868 more words

Education

Democrats Showing Flopsweat In Arizona Races

Good news for Arizona, not so much for the left. Latino’s, especially Mexicans, are fiercely loyal.

With the President now 0-for-3 on their top priorities, it’s clear many are looking around for better options. 155 more words

Obama

SOLDADERAS

Our local la loteria, a regressive tax thinly disguised as a funding source for schools, is offering a new gamble, “Spicy Cash.”  You pay your two bucks, match the “spicy” numbers, and maybe, just maybe you’ll win something.  683 more words

Tea Party candidate says he won't pay taxes if blacks get reparations

Chris McDaniel, a Tea Party candidate for U.S. Senate out of Mississippi, is under fire for recently revealed remarks he’s made about reparations for the descendants of slaves, as well as members of the LGBT and Latino communities. 133 more words

Politics

Nancy Pelosi: 'Race' a factor in Republican opposition to immigration reform

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says race is major factor in House Republicans’ refusal to take up an immigration reform bill in Congress.

“I think race has something to do with them not bringing up the immigration bill,” Pelosi told reporters Thursday. 125 more words

Politics

Robles and Rosado Podcast #4 Hey NBA, Just Feed Latinos the Rock

NBA’s Latin Night promotion is front and center on Mike’s mind. While the professional basketball league claims it is addressing a need and owning up to its responsibilities to the Latino community Mike believes it’s really just all about the Benjamins. 184 more words

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