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Risk of Premature Birth in Latina Women Higher After 2016 Election

Hispanic and Latina women have not fared well in terms of health after the 2016 presidential election. A study published Friday using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that there could be correlations between President Donald Trump’s election and premature births, worsening cardiovascular health, sleep problems, anxiety…

Tom Brokaw 'Apologizes' for Offensive Comments About Hispanics

Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw “feels terrible” about comments he made regarding Hispanics. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, during a panel discussion on American perceptions of immigration and building a wall, Brokaw’s comments resulted in a fury of backlash. Myth: All Latino Immigrants Will Likely Become Democrats “But the…

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Donald Trump secured more Latino votes than Republican candidate Mitt Romney did in his 2012 presidential bid, reports show. According to a CNN exit poll, Trump won 29 percent of the Latino vote, compared to Romney’s 27 percent in 2012. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton failed to win as much support…

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case of Juror's Racial Bias

The Supreme Court will hear a case next month where justices will determine if racially charged comments during jury deliberations are grounds for breaking juror confidentiality. In a 2010 sexual assault trial in Colorado, a juror identified as H.C. during deliberations said of the defendant, Miguel Angel Pea Rodriguez, “I…

How to Drive out the Crucial Latino Vote

According to Pew Research Center, the United States electorate for the 2016 election will be the most diverse ever, comprised of 31 percent eligible minority voters. The primary driving force in this number, up from 29 percent in 2012, is the 17 percent increase in eligible Latino voters. Related Story:…

Trump Viciously Attacks 'Trump University' Judge with Racial Rant

During a campaign rally in San Diego on Friday, Trump personally attacked the federal judge overseeing the case in which he’s accused of defrauding students through his failed Trump University venture, calling the judge “a hater” and a “very hostile” person who had “railroaded” him then adding a jab that…