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Romanticizing President Barack Obama's Legacy in the Age of Donald Trump
Romanticizing President Barack Obama's Legacy in the Age of Donald Trump
By Michelle Zacarias | 01/19/2017 - 11:44

In 2008, I was a college sophomore at the University of Dayton with a poster of Barack Obama on my dorm room wall.


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Latina Staffers Share Trump Presidency Concerns
Latina Staff Speaks Candidly About Fears of Trump's Looming Presidency
By Jada Gomez | 01/18/2017 - 16:08

Inauguration is quickly approaching, and for many, Donald Trump's big day feels like Doom's Day 2017.


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President Barack Obama Pardons Oscar López Rivera After 36 Years in Prisons
President Barack Obama Commutes Oscar López Rivera's Sentence
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 16:56

Editor's Note: A previous version of this article stated that López Rivera had been pardoned. His sentence was actually commuted.


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Texas Congressman Compares Vicente Fernández’s Corrido for Hillary Clinton to Russia’s Hacks
Texas Congressman Compares Vicente Fernández’s Corrido for Hillary Clinton to Russia’s Hacks
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 12:17

Well, this is a faulty comparison.


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Here's How Junot Díaz Helped President Obama Survive in the White House
How Junot Díaz Helped President Barack Obama Survive in the White House
By Raquel Reichard | 01/17/2017 - 11:01

President Barack Obama is a bookworm, and among his favorite authors: Junot Díaz.


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President Obama Ending "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy for Cubans
President Obama Ending "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy for Cubans
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 18:00

President Barack Obama is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that has allowed Cubans who touch U.S. soil to become legal permanent residents after one year.


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Donald Trump Silences Latino CNN Reporter Jim Acosta During First Press Conference
Donald Trump Silences Latino CNN Reporter Jim Acosta During First Press Conference
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 16:35

Donald Trump's first press conference was a scary preview of what's to come over the next four years.


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Rep. Luis Gutierrez is Boycotting Donald Trump's Inauguration
Rep. Luis Gutierrez is Boycotting Donald Trump's Inauguration
By Raquel Reichard | 01/12/2017 - 09:37

Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a staunch supporter of immigrant rights, said he would be boycotting Donald T


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President Barack Obama Calls Brown Immigrant Youth the Future in His Farewell Address
President Barack Obama Calls Brown Immigrant Youth the Future in His Farewell Address
By Raquel Reichard | 01/11/2017 - 09:45

President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, bringing tears to the eyes of thousands of Americans who are saying goodbye to the first African-American commander-in-chief and hello to a president-elect who stands against Obama's message of progress, hope and equality.


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George Lopez Turns Down Donald Trump's Invitation to Perform at His Inauguration in the Best Way
George Lopez Turns Down Donald Trump's Invitation to Perform at His Inauguration in the Best Way
By Raquel Reichard | 01/10/2017 - 12:52

If you ever needed cold, hard proof that Donald Trump has literally no idea what tf is going on, here it is: the president-elect invited one of his No. 1 haters, George Lopez, to perform at his inauguration.


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