Latinos Voters in Los Angeles Shortchanged.

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Nearly half of Los Angeles County’s 10 million residents are Latino. Yet, Latino voters can only elect one out of five supervisors. Voting rights activists are upset and say the Justice department should intervene to correct this history of discrimination and ensure the majority of L.A. residents can count on democratic representation. In this program, we explore the issue with a trailblazer in law, and a journalist from the top U.S.-based Spanish language newspaper.

Guests: Cruz Reynoso, Former California Supreme Court Judge, Professor of Law at the University of California Davis, Davis, California, http://www.law.ucdavis.edu; Henrik Rehbinder, Editorial Page Editor, La Opinión, Los Angeles, CA, www.laopinion.com.

 

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