Social Justice


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Biden Administration Awards $163M to Restore Caño Martín Peña

The urban waterway project will dredge and make infrastructural repairs to the channel that connects all of San Juan's bodies of waters, bringing environmental justice to the surrounding communities.

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How Florida’s Cash Bail System Hurts Communities of Color

In Florida, cash bail system critics see it as “criminalizing” poverty and bloating jail populations, as those who cannot pay bail can be stuck in jail awaiting trial, sometimes for months or years.

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Los Camioneros: a Force That Impacts Far More Than the Economy in Puerto Rico

Truck driving has become one of the most important trades in Puerto Rico because of the island's dependence on imports.

Immigration - Reform - Tolerance
Biden’s DOJ Officially Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule

The decision undoes the Trump administration’s massively unpopular policy responsible for the separation of more than 5,500 children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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Latinos Are Familiar With Insurrection, but the Way the Attempted Coup Was Handled Was Unprecedented

An expert said Wednesday’s events in Washington question the moral authority of the United States regarding future involvement in international conflicts—something the country has done throughout history.

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Black and Latino Groups Unite and Demand Trump Be Removed From Office Right Now

"Donald Trump incited today's violent attack on our democracy," reads the letter signed by dozens of group leaders.