Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


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Google Honors Felicitas Méndez on the First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month

The Puerto Rican activist fought against California school segregation during the 1940s.

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Orlando Community Calls to Change Middle School’s Name to Honor Roberto Clemente

Parents and local organizations demand replacing the name of a Confederate general to tribute the Puerto Rican baseball legend. This would be the first school in Central Florida named after a Latino.

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EXCLUSIVE: Sister of Murdered Ft. Bragg Soldier Enrique Román Martínez Demands Answers

The remains of Spc. Enrique Román Martínez washed up on shore days after he was reported missing.

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FBI Will Investigate Homicide of 21-Year-Old Soldier Enrique Román Martínez

The Latino soldier went camping with a group from his base at Fort Bragg over Memorial Day weekend and was found dead a week later.

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‘There Needs to Be More People Like Me’: Ilia Calderón on Why She’s Speaking Up in This Moment

The first Afro-Latina anchor of Univisión tells us how to use this critical moment in the discussion of racism and equality.

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Trump Considered Selling Puerto Rico. We Asked an Expert If He Can Do That.

Trump wondered if he could sell Puerto Rico as the island was dealing with the devastation of Hurricane María. We asked a lawyer to confirm whether Trump has that constitutional right.

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2020 BET Awards: How Beyoncé and Michelle Obama Spoke Up to Demand Social Justice

The three-hour pre-taped show highlighted the Black Lives Matter movement, the importance of voting, and celebrated Black culture.