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Video: Documentary sounding the bell over deepening crisis of student debt

Video: Documentary sounding the bell over deepening crisis of student debt

LatinaLista — Student debt is a growing crisis that doesn’t just threaten the affordability of getting a college degree today but endangers the future of the nation’s economy. With so many young people already in thousands of dollars in debt by the time they graduate, it hinders their abilities to buy a home or have

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Viernes Video: Broken promises to undocumented military veterans spurs new class of warriors

LatinaLista — It’s no accident that one of the requirements for granting citizenship to young DREAMers is that they serve in the military. There has been a long history of undocumented soldiers serving in the nation’s military, though official sources have claimed otherwise. Many times, according to personal reports, promises were made that the soldier

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Intrn’l Video: Documentary highlights unique relay spanning two countries devoted to Our Lady of Guadalupe

LatinaLista — Where did La Virgin de Guadalupe originate? Why is she such an iconic symbol for Mexicans wherever they live? These are just two questions that don’t concern too many people of devout faith. But for those who are curious as to how the devotion to one of the most recognizable versions of Our

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Video: Latino college students speak out on rise in hate crimes against Latinos

LatinaLista — Earlier this year, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released their report on 2012 hate crimes. In the report, it was revealed that hate crimes against Latinos had risen dramatically. Some analysts attribute the rise in hate crimes against Latinos to a response in the shifting demographics in the country with whites losing majority

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Viernes Video: Latina trailblazing comic shares her life story in new bilingual docu-comedy

LatinaLista — Like arroz y frijoles, Kiki Melendez and show business go hand-in-hand. Whether she’s hosting her own variety show, headlining a Latina comic showcase, producing or starring in film or appearing on stage, New York City-born Melendez is the definition of not just someone who “made it” but a “Latina who made it” in

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Intrn’l video: 9-yr-old’s quest for straight hair makes his mother think he’s anything but straight

LatinaLista — Hair. There’s probably no other part of the human body that is both hated and loved with as much passion. As viewers see in the award-winning Venezuelan film Pelo Malo (Bad Hair), not even age is a factor when it comes to developing a love-hate relationship with our hair. It’s particularly true for

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