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NHMC Opposes Appeal of Net Neutrality Rules

NHMC Opposes Appeal of Net Neutrality Rules

Today, the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution designed to repeal the network neutrality rules that the Federal Communications Commission announced in December. continue reading »

Poll Reveals U.S. Latinos Increasing Concern of the Current Housing/Foreclosure Crisis

Poll Reveals U.S. Latinos Increasing Concern of the Current Housing/Foreclosure Crisis

The poll found that while there is a high degree of optimism about the idea of the American Dream, with a combined 72% of respondents saying they have already reached it or expect to reach it in their lifetime, there were serious fears about whether owning a home is part of that dream. Results further show that Latinos view of homeownership as a sense of security in the U.S. is vastly changing as a result of the housing/foreclosure crisis. continue reading »

The Importance of Unions for Workers of Color

Unions bolster opportunities for all workers in our country. They encourage political participation and offer access to the middle class, as a recent report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund explains. But unions and their benefits are especially important for communities of color, for whom unionization has long been a critical component of their economic mobility. continue reading »

Latin America: Ready for an Aging Revolution?

Latin America: Ready for an Aging Revolution?

Population aging is a global issue that affects a growing number of countries around the world, especially at a time when family support and other traditional safety nets have become far less certain in the aftermath of the global economic crisis. continue reading »

Racy JC Advice - Racism Is Over: Let’s All Move to Mississippi

Racy JC Advice - Racism Is Over: Let’s All Move to Mississippi

A little over a week ago The New York Times wrote an article about the Census Bureau underestimating the total of biracials and the increases in interracial relationships in the deep South continue reading »

Cesar Chavez Knew Change Requires More than Chanting “Yes We Can”

Cesar Chavez Knew Change Requires More than Chanting “Yes We Can”

As Cesar Chavez is honored this week, his legacy offers a powerful reminder that achieving real change is difficult, and involves more than chanting “Yes We Can.” Two years after the 2008 election appeared to usher in a new progressive era, many activists are dispirited. continue reading »

Ruiz Family Lawyer Discusses the case of 4 year-old Emily, a U.S. citizen

Ruiz Family Lawyer Discusses the case of 4 year-old Emily, a U.S. citizen

The case of Emily Ruiz, the 4-year-old US citizen who was separated from her parents and returned to Guatemala, has been generating widespread media attention since it broke a couple of weeks continue reading »

From Tea Party to Tequila Party? Latinos are Getting Restless

From Tea Party to Tequila Party? Latinos are Getting Restless

In the 2012 presidential election, Latinos might be so disgruntled with both parties that they could wind up craving a shot of tequila. continue reading »

Big Business Dictates Immigration Policy—At Workers’ Expense

Big Business Dictates Immigration Policy—At Workers’ Expense

Arizona’s business leaders, frustrated by the deep financial fallout of increasingly radical immigration proposals, successfully swayed state lawmakers into defeating five extremist anti-immigrant bills. continue reading »

RACY JC Advice- Brother Likes it Picante

RACY JC Advice- Brother Likes it Picante

Dear Racy JC, I am a black man that has always been somewhat attracted to Latin women, but I think it's more so because of the provocative ways in which they dress. This is not the best way to really see a woman. continue reading »