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US Schools Become Minority Majority

The US is poised to begin a new era; the overall number of Latino, African-American and Asian students in public schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites.

09/08/2014

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Latinos Most Segregated Population In US

Findings from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California reveal that Latinos are the fastest growing and the most segregated group in the US.

06/02/2014

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Fewer Minority Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Compared to white children, African American children are reportedly 69% less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and Hispanics are 50% less likely.

07/02/2013

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Reading, Pa. Parking Authority Accused Of Bias In Lawsuit

Federal authorities on Thursday accused the Reading Parking Authority in southeastern Pennsylvania of discriminating against Hispanic employees by ignoring years’ worth of ethnic slurs and threats made against them by co-workers and supervisors.

06/27/2013

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Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Study: Latino Population Not Getting The Same Chances For College Success

The problem runs from a young age (Hispanic children are less likely to be enrolled in pre-school) to adulthood (Latinos have less than half the percentage of post-secondary degrees as the overall population), according to this new study by the College Board.

10/03/2011

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Civil Rights And Hispanic Leaders In Philadelphia Call For Fair Redistricting

Leaders of the Philadelphia’s Latino community came before City Council on Tuesday, urging the lawmakers to create a primarily Hispanic district when the city’s map of Council districts gets redrawn.

08/16/2011

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