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Lawsuit challenges TX redistricting because Hispanic vote is strengthened

LatinaLista — Over the last couple of weeks, the U.S. Census began releasing 2010 Census data as it begins the arduous task of compiling population statistics for each state in the country. Even before the numbers were released for some states, the Census bureau issued preliminary data about current state populations. What was discovered was

Spotlight Non-profit: Promoting mental health and physical exercise helps families “Get-Right!”

LatinaLista — Physical health is all the rage these days, spearheaded by the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. Yet, as much as people devote time to exercise, not enough think about their mental health. When it comes to families and their hectic schedules, both aspects of health get put on the backburner, in the hopes

Guest Voz: Recession Has Expanded Racial Economic Gap

By George E. Curry LatinaLista — From 2001 until 2007, George Curry served as editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) News Service in Washington, D.C. He writes a weekly syndicated column for the NNPA and “Beyond the Spin,” a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Before joining the NNPA, Curry was editor-in-chief of Emerge magazine

Immigrant survivors of domestic violence to testify before Congress how immigration enforcement puts abuse victims at risk

LatinaLista — Tomorrow, five women will travel to Capitol Hill to deliver testimony at an ad-hoc congressional hearing examining violence against immigrant women. They will speak on behalf of the hundreds of immigrant victims of domestic violence who have been doubly victimized — first by their attackers and secondly by the U.S. federal government’s current

Yet another game takes illegal immigration to an offensive level

LatinaLista — Once again, the issue of illegal immigration goes from the halls of Congress, grassroots protests and Latino communities under siege by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnel to — gameland. Ever since the issue has become almost a daily headline, there has been an eerie fascination with the idea of making sport of