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A bilingual approach to hearing sounds

By Aracelli Astorga LatinaLista In the Spanish-language book, Con mis oidos, by Mariana I. Pellegrino, with illustrations by Mariana Nemitz, children are introduced to the many wonderful things people can hear by using our ears — school bells ringing, birds singing, ocean waves splashing. The book’s text is made up of simple sentences that are

A just verdict for a hateful crime: The Shenandoah hate crime trial

By Gustavo Martinez Contreras LatinaLista Guilty. It was a verdict the defendants, Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak, were not expecting. After all, Piekarsky had already been acquitted of third-degree murder and both were acquitted of ethnic intimidation during a weeklong trial last year for the Shenandoah, Pa., beating death of Luis Eduardo Ramirez Zavala. (L-R)

Political ads scapegoating Latino immigrants create a new level of bullying

LatinaLista — It’s been reported that Nevada’s GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle has raised a war chest worthy of intimidating her opponent, Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid. But she didn’t have to use any funds from that chest in the latest advertisement targeting her opponent and, again, taking square aim against Latino immigrants. In the