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The Hill
Tough choices in Puerto Ricoof community leaders that included José Calderón, president of the Hispanic Fed
Tough choices in Puerto Rico
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
of community leaders that included José Calderón, president of the Hispanic Federation; Janet Murguía, president of the National Council of La Raza; and Brent Wilkes, executive director of the League of United Latin American... Read more
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Breitbart
Expanded Health Benefits for Illegal Alien Kids in CaliforniaFund.” Among supporters of SB 4 were California’s most powerful unions and imm
Expanded Health Benefits for Illegal Alien Kids in California
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
Fund.” Among supporters of SB 4 were California’s most powerful unions and immigrant activist organizations. including the National Council of La Raza, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, the California Teachers Association and SEIU... Read more
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New York Magazine
Obama Wants to Give Poor Schools More Money. Guess Who’s Blocking Him.more per child than poorer schools.) Not surprisingly, organizations like the N
Obama Wants to Give Poor Schools More Money. Guess Who’s Blocking Him.
New York Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
more per child than poorer schools.) Not surprisingly, organizations like the NAACP, the Children’s Defense Fund, and the National Council of La Raza support this idea. Also unsurprisingly, Lamar Alexander, the Republican chairman of the Senate... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Will Latino loathing of Trump drive a voter movement to swing the election?who have not yet registered and if the feedback being received by the many outr
Will Latino loathing of Trump drive a voter movement to swing the election?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
who have not yet registered and if the feedback being received by the many outreach groups in the state is accurate – the National Council of La Raza alone told the Guardian it was signing up new Hispanic voters at a rate of about 1,000 a week –... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hispanic advocates move annual meeting out of N.C. due to HB2of HB2. The regional meeting typically draws about 75 people from 77 affiliate
Hispanic advocates move annual meeting out of N.C. due to HB2
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
of HB2. The regional meeting typically draws about 75 people from 77 affiliates in a couple dozen states, according to the National Council of La Raza. The announcement by the organization is the latest in a long line of cancelations and public... Read more
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Black Press USA
Google Bans Payday and Other Predatory Loan Adsincluding millions in communities of color in neighborhoods across America,” no
Google Bans Payday and Other Predatory Loan Ads
Black Press USA / Posted 8 days ago
including millions in communities of color in neighborhoods across America,” noted Janet Murguia, President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza. “This is a terrific example of how civil rights organizations and tech companies can come... Read more
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The Hill
Dems slam new wave of Obama deportationsgains, instead earning the president the moniker "deporter-in-chief," originall
Dems slam new wave of Obama deportations
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
gains, instead earning the president the moniker "deporter-in-chief," originally coined by Janet Murguía, president of the National Council of La Raza. In June 2014, Cecilia Muñoz, the top White House official for immigration policy, attributed... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
State Senate honors Lorain principaloffice heard about it and made all of the arrangements for me to come down.” I
State Senate honors Lorain principal
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
office heard about it and made all of the arrangements for me to come down.” In March, Monteleone was selected by the National Council of La Raza as one of the 2016 fellows for the National Institute for Latino School Leaders, which trains... Read more
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The Hill
Standardized testing for Latino students: opt not to opt outovertested and that test results are not misused, opting children out of exams
Standardized testing for Latino students: opt not to opt out
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
overtested and that test results are not misused, opting children out of exams entirely is not the answer. We owe it to all of our children to help them achieve their dreams. Janet Murguía is President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
On politicians and pancakesde Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!"
On politicians and pancakes
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
de Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!" Really? Janet Murguía, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Latino organization, reacted in a tweet that Mr. Trump's message was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Dangerous' payday loans join guns and drugs on Google's banned ad listcan be “an agent of harm” when advertisers use it to prey on low-income consume
'Dangerous' payday loans join guns and drugs on Google's banned ad list
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
can be “an agent of harm” when advertisers use it to prey on low-income consumers. Janet Murguía, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, an advocacy group for Latinos, said the ban was an example of civil rights organizations and... Read more
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Roll Call
Why Trump Could Do Lasting Damage to the GOPbeen tarnishing their brand with Latino voters for some time," said Clarissa Ma
Why Trump Could Do Lasting Damage to the GOP
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
been tarnishing their brand with Latino voters for some time," said Clarissa Martínez-De-Castro, a senior official with National Council of La Raza, a Latino advocacy group. "In some ways, Mr. Trump is putting that on steroids." William Frey, a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire of some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire of some Latinos
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers outcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it in our communit
For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it in our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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18d
The Daily Mining Gazette
Analysis: Ryan offers out for Republicans fearing Trumpcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community
Analysis: Ryan offers out for Republicans fearing Trump
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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18d
ABC News
For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Outcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community
For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Out
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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18d
KELO Sioux Falls
For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Outcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community
For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Out
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 18 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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19d
Fortune
Latino Groups Blast Trump for His ‘Taco Bowl’ Post on Cinco de Mayoof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latino Groups Blast Trump for His ‘Taco Bowl’ Post on Cinco de Mayo
Fortune / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Times News
AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers outcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community
AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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19d
Daily Herald
AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers outcommunity. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community
AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
community. "Eating a taco or wearing a sombrero doesn't cut it w/our community in 2016," Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, said on Twitter. Vicente Fox, the... Read more
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19d
Irish Examiner
Latino groups put the bite on Donald Trump over taco tweetof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes, but not everyone found it
Latino groups put the bite on Donald Trump over taco tweet
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes, but not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
The Seattle Times
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some LatinosCinco de Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispan
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
Cinco de Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!” Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Calgary Sun
'I love Hispanics': Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws outrageof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
'I love Hispanics': Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws outrage
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Brandon Sun
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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News.com.au
Trump’s ’offensive’ taco tweetto in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo am
Trump’s ’offensive’ taco tweet
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
to in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Donald Trump's Hispanic outreach: Plugging taco bowlshad to do was eat a taco or wear a sombrero to win our vote,” said Janet Murguí
Donald Trump's Hispanic outreach: Plugging taco bowls
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
had to do was eat a taco or wear a sombrero to win our vote,” said Janet Murguía, the president of NCLR (also known as the National Council of La Raza), the nation’s largest Latino organization. “Really? This is 2016 and those days are long... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The big lie in Trump’s taco tweetto in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo am
The big lie in Trump’s taco tweet
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
to in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Herald Sun
The big lie in Trump’s taco tweetto in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo am
The big lie in Trump’s taco tweet
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
to in order to get to the White House. But not everyone found Trump’s photo amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Belfast Telegraph
Latino groups put the bite on Donald Trump over taco tweetof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes, but not everyone found it
Latino groups put the bite on Donald Trump over taco tweet
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes, but not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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19d
Chicago Tribune
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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News.com.au
Taco eating Trump draws Latino ireof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Taco eating Trump draws Latino ire
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organisation, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
163 related stories
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KGTV San Diego
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo postof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo post
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
163 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump’s Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump’s Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo postof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo post
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo postof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo post
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Trump's Cinco De Mayo post draws ire from some Latinosof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Trump's Cinco De Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo postof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo post
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo postof thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it
Latinos not happy with Trump after Cinco de Mayo post
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
of thousands of retweets and seemingly as many jokes. But not everyone found it amusing. Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights organization, tweeted a short time later that the... Read more
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The Hill
Time running out for Congress to do its job for Puerto Ricomore than a year ago on the impending humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico due to
Time running out for Congress to do its job for Puerto Rico
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
more than a year ago on the impending humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico due to the island’s massive debt issue. As the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) noted last fall, while many can and have played a role in stemming the crisis, the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
California DMV Takes Important First Steps Toward 
Improving Voter Registration Servicesof Understanding (MOU) with ACCE Institute, California Common Cause, the League
California DMV Takes Important First Steps Toward 
Improving Voter Registration Services
CommonDreams.org / Posted 19 days ago
of Understanding (MOU) with ACCE Institute, California Common Cause, the League of Women Voters of California, the National Council of La Raza, and individual California citizens deprived of proper voter registration services at DMV. The... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Tracy Morgan, Emma Watson Set for Red Nose Day 2016 Special on NBCGirls Club of America; charity:water; Children’s Health Fund; Covenant House; F
Tracy Morgan, Emma Watson Set for Red Nose Day 2016 Special on NBC
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
Girls Club of America; charity:water; Children’s Health Fund; Covenant House; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; National Council of La Raza; National Urban League; Oxfam America; Save the Children; and The Global Fund. Speaking about... Read more
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NBC News
What Now? Latinos Feel Locked Out of GOP As Trump Nears NominationHispanic Chamber of Commerce; Roger Rocha, president of the League of United La
What Now? Latinos Feel Locked Out of GOP As Trump Nears Nomination
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Roger Rocha, president of the League of United Latin American Citizens; Eric Rodriguez of the National Council of La Raza; Tony Suarez of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and Sarah Maestas Barnes, a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Parties, activists woo Central Florida's Hispanic voterson both sides, and the focus on catering to Puerto Ricans is not really there y
Parties, activists woo Central Florida's Hispanic voters
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
on both sides, and the focus on catering to Puerto Ricans is not really there yet – and it needs to be." This year, the National Council of La Raza, a nonpartisan Hispanic advocacy organization, and other groups are making strong efforts to... Read more
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Breitbart
Before Pushing Transgender Bathrooms, Target Hired Former La Raza Executive as Board MemberStates, whether or not they are legal. Target’s new hire was also a board memb
Before Pushing Transgender Bathrooms, Target Hired Former La Raza Executive as Board Member
Breitbart / Posted 28 days ago
States, whether or not they are legal. Target’s new hire was also a board member of the “reconquista” group, called the National Council of La Raza, a group that wants to retake America’s Southwest and “return” it to Mexico. Lozano has been a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Sheila E., Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Keys reflect on Prince's 'genius'of love for "our sweet Prince." FILE - In this June 1, 2007 file photo, Prince
Sheila E., Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Keys reflect on Prince's 'genius'
Bennington Banner / Posted 29 days ago
of love for "our sweet Prince." FILE - In this June 1, 2007 file photo, Prince performs with Sheila E during the 2007 National Council of La Raza ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheila E. was a former percussionist and vocalist for musician... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sheila E., Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Keys reflect on Prince's 'genius'of love for "our sweet Prince." FILE - In this June 1, 2007 file photo, Prince
Sheila E., Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Keys reflect on Prince's 'genius'
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
of love for "our sweet Prince." FILE - In this June 1, 2007 file photo, Prince performs with Sheila E during the 2007 National Council of La Raza ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheila E. was a former percussionist and vocalist for musician... Read more
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