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Tag Results for "Discrimination Protest"

Colorado Investigating Hate Crime Against Hispanic Man

Police in Boulder, Colorado, said they are investigating an attack on an Hispanic man as a crime possibly motivated by prejudice. continue reading »

Latino Civil-rights Group Sues Florida County Over Redistricting

A Latino civil-rights group is suing the authorities of Central Florida's Orange County for discrimination against the Hispanic community by imposing a new electoral map on the region. continue reading »

Chicago Alderman Moreno Blocks Chick-Fil-A From Building in His Ward

A Chicago politician announced his intention to keep Chick-Fil-A from opening a restaurant in his neighborhood, in protest over the anti-gay marriage stance of the chain’s president. continue reading »

Still Seeking Justice for Hispanic Farmers and Ranchers

For years, USDA has denied minority farmers equal access to farm credit and non-credit farm benefit programs, while urging the farmers to complain to it of such discrimination despite having secretly dismantled its civil rights enforcement capability in the early 1980s. Thereafter, USDA, continue reading »

Stop Racial Profiling: It is Too Costly to Our Families, Our Communities, and Our Country

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR), which the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) co-lead, applauds Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights for yesterday’s hearing on racial profiling. continue reading »

East Haven Mayor Thinks Eating Tacos Equals Reaching Out to Latinos; RI4A Delivers 500 of Them

They’re calling it Taco-Gate. Here’s the story: on Tuesday, the FBI arrested four East Haven Police Department officers and charged them with conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force, and obstruction of justice. Over many years, it seems, these officers have been abusing minorities, especially Hispanics, and then trying to cover it up. According to. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Denounces Impunity for Crimes Against Women in Mexico

Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams denounced in Mexico the impunity that prevails for crimes against women in this country and the lack of political will to seek solutions. After meeting with a group of 50 women's rights activists, Williams criticized the "pretty words" of the Mexican government and demanded real solutions to a problem that affects the entire population. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Coalition Documenting Clear Channel’s ‘Hate Radio’ Program

The National Hispanic Coalition to the Media ( NHMC for its acronym in English) has just published "Hate American Radio: How a powerful vehicle for democratic discourse continue reading »