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    The 2014 Republican State Convention became infamous for denying a booth to gay Republicans, harassing a Muslim student reporter and adopting a “crazy” platform that included an attack on vaccination. Here’s five things at the Texas Democratic Convention that will have conservatives calling the event an Obamanation. 1. …

    The board of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has selected David Gonzalez and Gilbert Bailón as the 2013 NAHJ Hall of Fame inductees. They join the ranks of other past honorees: Rubèn Salazar, Cecilia Alvear, George Ramos, Geraldo Rivera, Ysabel Duron, Ernest Sotomayor,and Ray Suarez to name …

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit, in collaboration with the Harris County Constable Precinct Four Office, initiated an undercover reverse prostitution sting last week targeting suspects soliciting prostitutes online. During the operation female undercover deputies posed as prostitutes who were advertising as escorts on the internet. They …

    La Organización Nacional de Profesionales Hispanos (NHPO) homenajeará, durante la gala anual en beneficio del Fondo de Becas, se entregarán premios a los hispanos que por sus logros marcan la diferencia en su comunidad. La Lista completa de los galardonados se entregará a los medios de comunicación que …

    62.2% The percentage of Hispanics 25 and older that had at least a high school education in 2010. 13.0% The percentage of the Hispanic population 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2010. 3.6 million The number of Hispanics 25 and older who had at …

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  There is a need to improve outcomes for Latino boys and men in California’s Central Valley. Less than 26 percent of Latino boys in the Fresno Unified School District were proficient in English and math between 2007 and 2009. Of the 3,650 male juveniles arrested between 2009 and 2010, …

  Phoenix, AZ — Recently, there has been much discussion from Senator Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney regarding the DREAM Act.  Both were against it and now seem to want to support a version of a DREAM Act that creates a permanent underclass in light of a key election year …

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