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Surfaced video sets the tone of what to expect in immigration reform debate

LatinaLista — Organized opposition or concerned citizens? It’s the question most Americans now struggle with whenever seeing on television images of people screaming, pointing fingers or waving weighty stacks of paper at healthcare town hall meetings. Woman protests Obama’s healthcare reform at town hall meeting with Rep. Barney Frank. One side would like all Americans

Website commemorates 89th anniversary of passage of the 19 Amendment (Women’s right to vote)

LatinaLista — August 26, 2009 is the 89th anniversary of women getting the right to vote. Otherwise, known as the 19th Amendment. To celebrate this very important democratic milestone in our nation’s history, HerStory Scrapbook compiled over 900 links to articles, editorials, and letters in The New York Times Archive for the last four years

Convention for Progressives, Netroots Nation, live streamed for all to participate

LatinaLista — Each year, hundreds of people get together to share and learn how to better use social media and technology to influence the national dialogue. The annual convention is called Netroots Nation (NN). Netroots Nation amplifies progressive voices by providing an online and in-person campus for exchanging ideas and learning how to be more

Univision creates telenovela experiment — a webnovela about U.S. Latinos

LatinaLista — Remember a few years ago when the mainstream television networks wanted to capitalize on the popularity of telenovelas? They created their own telenovelas and even developed a dedicated channel, MyNetworkTV, to telenovelas. What happened? They all flopped. It quickly became clear that telenovelas were best left to those who know how to create

New program creates opportunity for Facebook users to help with scientific research

LatinaLista — Have you ever dreamed of being the person who finds a cure for cancer? Or maybe a cure for malaria in Africa? Or even helping scientists with the study of global warming? Well, there’s now a way you can and you don’t even have to have college degree — just a computer and

Mixing history and 21st century technology creates a Twitter feed from another era

LatinaLista — Does the name John Quincy Adams sound familiar? John Q. Adams, sixth President of the United States It should. He was the sixth President of the United States. He’s also the latest President to be on Twitter joining former President Bill Clinton. By this time, you should be thinking “Isn’t Adams, like dead?”