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Discurso del Estado de la Nación

Discurso del Estado de la Nación

Sierra Club / Washington, DC El Presidente Obama acaba de dar el Discurso del Estado de la Nación. Como respuesta, el director ejecutivo del Sierra Club, Michael Brune, emitió la siguiente declaración: “Mirando a los últimos siete años, podemos...
Obama’s State of the Union Report to Congress

Obama’s State of the Union Report to Congress

EO’s Analysis: What Latinos need to know about President Obama’s State of the Union report to Congress, January 12, 2016 Hilbert Morales /Publisher Emeritus /El Observador First, EO’s readers need to read the entire “State of the Union” speech...
“CS Ed Week”

“CS Ed Week”

President Obama visits with students and engaging in coding during the “Hour of Code” event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 2014. Official White House Photo. Cecilia Muñoz & Megan Smith The White House Blog,...
Guns Are Blazing

Guns Are Blazing

Shootings nearly every day in 2015 only highlight how broken our systems are Arturo Hilario / El Observador Another shooting occurred while beginning to craft this piece, so its initial purpose has been skewed, if only made more true by the ongoing...
Open Letter to the 6,000 Prisoners Coming Home

Open Letter to the 6,000 Prisoners Coming Home

Anthony Papa / Drug Policy Alliance For those 6,000 who will soon be released, I want to share with you my story of being released from prison when I received executive clemency after serving 12 years. I hope it will give you some insight on what to...
Did a Mass Killer Get it Right in Blaming the Media?

Did a Mass Killer Get it Right in Blaming the Media?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson / New America Media “Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.” This is a quote from the Oregon community college shooter, who I will not name. His quote is the reason that Oregon police investigators...
Pelosi Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

Pelosi Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

San Francisco / CALIFORNIA Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement Monday in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Tuesday: “Each Hispanic Heritage Month, America celebrates the rich and lasting contributions...
National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th – October 15th 2015

National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th – October 15th 2015

About National Hispanic Heritage Month Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico,...
Cómo mejorar la participación de votantes latinos en California

Cómo mejorar la participación de votantes latinos en California

Myriam Grajales-Hall / University of California Entender las características de la población latina elegible para votar en California, será determinante para incrementar la participación electoral de este grupo, no solo en este estado, sino en el...
Katrina’s Message on America’s Poor Still Unheard 10 Years Later

Katrina’s Message on America’s Poor Still Unheard 10 Years Later

Earl Ofari Hutchinson /New America Media There was a moment in the aftermath of the Katrine debacle ten years ago when the message that there are a lot of poor in New Orleans and America who are routinely ignored, neglected, and reviled got through....

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