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Vanessa Guillén’s Fiancé Says ‘They Failed Us’ in First TV Interview

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Slain soldier Spc. Vanessa Guillén’s fiancé, Juan Cruz, appeared on ABC’s 20/20 on Friday, June 11 in his first TV appearance to discuss their relationship and the aftermath of her death. The interview comes in the wake of the announcement that...
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Ice Cream Vendor Beaten in Racist Attack in California

Another Latino street vendor has been attacked in California in what is starting to feel like targeted attacks on vendors. Ice cream vendor Emilio Hernández was attacked by Mack Jackson, 42, at a gas station in National City, California, near...
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Mexican-American Elderly Woman Beaten After Mistaken for Being Asian

Virginia Isaad
Warning: Images may be disturbing and upsetting Amid the ongoing violence against the Asian community, an elderly Mexican-American woman, mistaken for being Asian, was attacked on Friday in Los Angeles. The woman only been identified only as Becky, 70, and...
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Family Demands Justice After 18-Year-Old Latina’s Body Found in Riverbed

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The body of 18-year-old Aisha Nava Míreles was found under a bridge in Los Angeles on March 29, 2021, and despite clear signs of a struggle and her family’s suspicions that she was kidnapped and murdered, police have closed the...
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Fresno Street Vendor Killed ‘Execution-Style’, Shooter Still Unknown

Virginia Isaad
Violence against street vendors remains an issue with their exposure keeping them vulnerable to violent attacks. Over the weekend 45-year-old Lorenzo Perez was shot and later died in the hospital from his injuries according to Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama....