Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

After advocating for his father, social organizer Christian Zamudio began working to help families facing deportation, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Survival in Water is ‘Shaded by Race’

Survival in Water is ‘Shaded by Race’

With the summer months typically come a rise in drownings, and City Limits notes that there are large disparities between white, black and Latino youths with respect to the ability to swim.

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Cuban Artist Breaks Down Barriers in NY

Cuban Artist Breaks Down Barriers in NY

An exhibit on display in Times Square by Arlés del Río features fence-like sculptures that symbolize the barriers people build around themselves, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Bushwick LGBT Parade Focuses on Transgender Rights

Bushwick LGBT Parade Focuses on Transgender Rights

The 9th Annual Bushwick Pride march, organized by the immigration advocacy group Make the Road New York, set out to spotlight the transgender community, El Diario reports.

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Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

La Tribuna Hispana speaks with Irma Solís, a community organizer with Make the Road New York.

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Pride Parade in a Changing Bushwick

Pride Parade in a Changing Bushwick

Brooklyn Based writes about the forthcoming Bushwick Pride parade, whose organizers say there is a long-established black and Latino LGBTQ community that objects to recent arrivals touting a "newer, friendlier gay Bushwick."

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World Cup Brings Tears of Joy, and Sorrow

World Cup Brings Tears of Joy, and Sorrow

El Diario covers the shifting emotions of the World Cup with stories on Argentina's win and Brazil's defeat.

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NJ Latinos Build Community through Biking

NJ Latinos Build Community through Biking

Latino residents of Passaic, New Jersey have started a new pedaling initiative to bring all locals – not just Latinos – together, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Shoring Up Poughkeepsie’s Schools

Shoring Up Poughkeepsie’s Schools

La Voz interviews Nicole Williams, the new school superintendent, about her strategy for improving the Hudson Valley city's beleaguered schools.

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How Santería Turned One Man’s Life Around

How Santería Turned One Man’s Life Around

Santería, with its roots in the Yoruba mythology of western Africa, has elaborate rituals which help to center its adherents, El Diario reports.

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