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Student Receives High School Diploma After Being Denied it For Wearing Mexican Flag

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The Latinx community has endured racist attacks for speaking Spanish in public but recently a young student experienced prejudice simply for literally wearing his national pride on his sleeve. A North Carolina high school student who was denied his diploma at...
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States Sue Trump Administration Over New Rule Blocking Green Cards for Poor Immigrants

Johanna Ferreira
In an attempt to fight back against Trump’s newest immigration policy, several states have filed a lawsuit against the president. California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania are suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Acting...
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Trump’s New Proposed Rule Would Let Contractors Discriminate Based on Their Religion

Virginia Isaad
Trump’s latest rule proposal is stirring up controversy after his administration formally proposed a new rule on Wednesday that would let federal contractors cite religion as a valid reason to discriminate against employees who are LGBTQ as well as on...
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14 Discriminatory Practices and Hate Crimes Made Against Latinos in the U.S.

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
It’s important for us as people to know our history ⁠— both the good and the bad. Remember that quote that says if you don’t know your history, you’re doomed to repeat it? It’s true. Time seems to erase some...
Culture

Natural Hair Is Still Under Attack in the Dominican Republic

Johanna Ferreira
Pelo bueno and pelo malo are terms that get thrown around with such frequency that it’s surprising they aren’t the first words to roll off of every Dominican baby’s lips. Textured hair is often viewed as unruly, unattractive and almost certainly...