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Opinion: On civil rights, then and now, it’s up to the youth

The commemorations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington can leave one with the impression that the civil rights movement … Read More

Jamie-Lynn Sigler welcomes baby boy Beau

Jamie-Lynn Sigler is the newest momma in Hollywood with the arrival of her son with fiancé Cutter Dykstra.Sigler, 32, gave birth on Wednesday, reports People. … Read More

Chef Spotlight: Kelvin Fernandez is inspired by Latino diaspora

Vitals: Born in New York to Dominican parents, Kelvin Fernandez never dreamed as a kid he’d be a chef. In fact, he never showed interest in food – despite the … Read More

Program dramatically increases number of Latino students passing AP exams

A new program is dramatically increasing the number of Latinos passing their Advanced Placement exams. The pass rate on rigorous Advanced Placement tests … Read More

Classical guitarist brings real instruments to Paraguay’s “landfill” children’s orchestra, changes lives

Multi-award winning Berta Rojas is not only one of the top classical guitarists in the world, she is also one of the only women in the male-dominated … Read More

Opinion: Remembering Ruben Salazar, pioneer journalist

Today marks the anniversary of a seminal moment in the Latino civil rights movement.  On August 29, 1970, Latinos marched in East Los Angeles to protest the … Read More

“He can continue saving lives”: Family donates organs of Florida boy who died of rare brain-eating infection

After saying goodbye one last time, Zachary Reyna's uncle spoke about the 12-year-old's battle against a brain-eating amoeba. Zachary Reyna was taken off a … Read More

Urban Baby Blog: Gearing up for homeschool adventures

The weather is getting cooler, the school year is starting, and moms around the country are getting ready to send their little ones to preschool for the first … Read More

Opinion: On immigration, a reality check

CHICAGO -- The problem bedeviling the forces battling it out over immigration reform is that each promotes an overly simplistic image of unlawful … Read More

Rep. Castro vows to keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream alive

Standing in the same spot Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his seminal "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today, Rep. Joaquin Castro vowed to keep King's … Read More