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Surprise: New York Has The Most Segregated Schools In America
By Cindy Casares | 07/26/2015 - 11:00

Who would have thought that New York — that bastion of east coast liberalism, that melting pot of cultures — could have the most segregated schools in America? UCLA, that’s who.


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Federal Judge Rules Teaching Tests Racially Biased Towards Latinos & Blacks
Federal Judge Rules Teaching Tests Racially Biased Towards Latinos & Blacks
By Cristina Arreola | 06/08/2015 - 13:42

A federal judge ruled on Friday that an exam given to New York teaching candidates was racially discriminatory.


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CVS Facing Lawsuit For Allegedly Profiling Latino & Black Customers
CVS Facing Lawsuit For Allegedly Profiling Latino & Black Customers
By Raquel Reichard | 06/04/2015 - 10:44

Another day in “post-racial” America, another company under fire for racial discrimination.


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Mexican Restaurant in Minnesota Sued Over Policy to Hire Latinos — But Not as Managers
Mexican Restaurant in Minnesota Sued Over Policy to Hire Latinos — But Not as Managers
By Samantha Leal | 12/26/2014 - 11:44

Well, this is interesting.


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Woman And Two Children Murdered After NYPD Failed To Translate Police Report
By Cristina Arreola | 02/21/2014 - 09:59

A woman and her two children were brutally murdered by her ex-husband -- even after the woman submitted a police report to the NYPD, informing them that she feared for her life.


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1 in 5 Latinos Have Personally Experienced Discrimination, Study Finds
1 in 5 Latinos Have Personally Experienced Discrimination, Study Finds
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 16:02

According to a new survey released by the Pew Research Center, one in five Latinos say they have personally experienced discrimination. This study was released to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, and chronicles what American's think about race relations and Martin Luther King's dream.


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'The Bachelor' Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed
By Samantha Leal | 10/16/2012 - 10:24

The lawsuit filed in April against ABC and the production companies responsible for The Bachelor and The Bachelorette has been dismissed, reports Fox News Latino.


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Former Univision Exec Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Former Employer
By Samantha Leal | 08/07/2012 - 09:59

A lawsuit against Univision claims that a (now-deceased) CEO ridiculed a Latino executive's accent, complained about her age, paid her less than other senior-level executives and then fired her in 2008 without a work-related cause, reports the Huffington Post.


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Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law Stand
By Fox News Latino | 09/29/2011 - 16:00

A federal judge refused to block key parts of Alabama's immigration law on Wednesday, which some call the nation's toughest, including a measure that requires immigration status checks of public school students.

U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn, appointed by Republican President George H.W. Bush, wrote in her 115-page opinion that some parts of the law are in conflict with federal statutes, but others aren't.


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Immigrant Woman Forced to Give Birth While Shackled
By Latino Voices | 09/21/2011 - 14:15

"When I was in bed, I was begging the sheriff, 'Please let me free— at least one hand,' and he said, no, he didn't want to," Juana Villegas said in an interview with a local Nashville television station. She was describing the experience of being shackled to her hospital bed as she went into labor. Villegas gave birth in the sheriff's custody, after she was stopped by local police while driving without a valid license.


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