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Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 PROGRAM # 8295 12:00 PM PT Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers? Seven of every ten college students in California are from communities of color. Yet, the leaders and faculty members of those colleges and universities are mostly White. Why aren’t more Latino professors? Why it should matter? Also, the leader […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27 PROGRAM # 8294 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Congress passed and President Trump signed a spending bill that includes increased funding for the military and domestic programs, and money for border fences and barriers, but no relief for DACA and TPS recipients. A Republican member of Congress comments on this and about […]

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“March For Our Lives.” Also, Olvera Street.

MONDAY, MARCH 26 PROGRAM # 8293 12:00 PM PT “March For Our Lives.” Led by teen survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, thousands march in front of Capitol Hill and the White House demanding action to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools. Hundreds of “sibling marches” are scheduled around […]

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(Español) Esperanza y votos como motor de cambio

(Español) Esta lucha de los Dreamers, como la lucha contra la violencia de las armas, son temas que muchos votantes tendrán en cuenta cuando acudan a las urnas el 6 de noviembre de 2018 para elegir a toda la Cámara de Representantes, 33 escaños del Senado, 39 gubernaturas y toda una serie de puestos estatales y locales.

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Marcha por Nuestras Vidas 24 de marzo de 2018 Washington, DC. Foto: www.usapost.news.

(Español) El sábado inolvidable promete una primavera estadunidense

(Español) Los discursos estuvieron enfocados en las urnas, como posible solución a la violencia y la muerte por la falta de cntrol de armas.

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Protestas frente a la Casa Blanca. Foto: www.alamy.com.

Technology Helps Energize Young Latino Voters

Every year, more than 800,000 young Latinos reach voting age. However, very few are registered and even fewer turn out to vote, and thus voter participation rates are far lower for this group than for other young populations in the country.

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Walkouts en L.A. 1968. Foto: pbs.com

Neighboring Cities Take Opposite Stance on Sanctuary Policy

A week after President Trump visited California and fanned the flames of the debate on state sanctuary policies, two neighboring municipal governments took official positions on the matter, although each in the opposite direction.

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Estudiantes en los walkouts del ’68 muestran su músculo político cuando se reúnen y son muchos luchando por una misma causa. Foto: www.nbcnews.com.

East LA Walkouts: 50 Years Later. Also, Tribute to Voting Rights Champion.

MONDAY, MARCH 19 PROGRAM # 8288 12:00 PM PT East LA Walkouts: 50 Years Later. Fifty years ago, thousands of Mexican American students walked out of class in a number of high schools in East Los Angeles protesting poor education in public schools. In the aftermath, 13 students and teachers were indicted on conspiracy charges […]

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Students Stage Walkout One Month After Florida Massacre

A month after the massacre in Parkland, Florida, tens of thousands of students around the country remembered those killed by holding walkouts and taking to the streets to demand urgent gun control measures for safety in their homes and schools.

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Jesús Adolfo Delgado Duarte, de 19 años. Estaba escondido en la cajuela de un auto cuando lo acribillaron.

Furor Over Police Shooting of Young Latino in San Francisco

(Español) “A ustedes cada año la comunidad les está aumentando su salario para que tengan más tecnología, pero, ¿cuándo van a tener más inteligencia?

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