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LULAC members mark 85-year anniversary with special TODAY show appearance

LULAC members mark 85-year anniversary with special TODAY show appearance

GritoBlast — The Latino civil rights organization, League of United Latin American Citizens, better known for its acronym LULAC, is in New York City this week celebrating their 85th anniversary at their annual national convention. To mark the occasion, LULAC members will be making a special appearance on the NBC morning show, the TODAY show,

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LULAC announces national initiative to provide aid to the thousands of Central American children on U.S.-Mexico border

GritoBlast — The 85th Annual LULAC National Convention is underway in New York City and in full swing. After an appearances by First Lady Michelle Obama where she talked about the vital role education plays in the future of young Latinos, #LULAC14 announced a national initiative to provide aid for thousands of migrant children currently

Survey on LGBTQ Latina immigrants from Latin America

GritoBlast — A group of researchers at San Francisco State University are currently asking for support in a study dedicated to Latina Immigrant Queers. Latina/os are the biggest minority in the U.S.; there are a total of 11 million immigrants, and there is an on going debate about immigration, however, nothing has been done to


Viernes Video: Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal delves into U.S. immigration issue in search of “Dayani Cristal”

LatinaLista — Perhaps the most chilling consequence of illegal entrance into the country is the deaths of so many migrants in the deserts, mountains and rivers that act as a natural barricade to reaching the United States. Stories have been told for years of corpses, sometimes only bones, of aspirational migrants being found in these


Puerto Rico’s San José Church first-ever site from the island recognized on annual list of endangered historic places

LatinaLista — For the first time, the National Trust for Historic Preservation recognized a site in Puerto Rico for inclusion in their annual list of endangered historic places. San José Church in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico was included in this year’s round-up of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Built in 1532, it is


The Conveniently ‘Forgotten War’ between Mexico and the United States

By Miguel Pérez Hidden Hispanic Heritage If you missed CBS’s “Sunday Morning” program last week, you missed a report that should be required viewing for all Americans. And if you are one of those Americans who still question why Latinos in the Southwest are offended when they are treated like foreigners, someone needs to sit