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Tensions Rise At Digital Harbor High Between African-American & Latino Students

Racial tensions erupt both inside and outside of Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill over the past week. Now school officials and the police are coming together to try to put an end to the violence.

06/03/2014

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Smithsonian Exhibit To Showcase Hispanic Artists

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is showing works by 72 U.S. Hispanic artists, hoping to showcase talent that has long been considered isolated and alien.

10/24/2013

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Lawmakers Restart Push For New Latino Museum In D.C.

A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.

07/31/2013

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Rep. Cummings Talks Immigration Reform In D.C.

Congressman Elijah Cummings tackles immigration reform in front of members of the state’s largest Latino organization.

06/30/2013

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Election Of First Native Spanish-Speaking Pope Inspires Md. Latinos

The pope’s election carries a huge significance to members of Maryland’s Latino community.

03/14/2013

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census: Hispanics Fuel U.S. White Population Growth

In a twist to notions of race identity, new 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the U.S. white population: more Hispanics listing themselves as white in the once-a-decade government count.

09/29/2011

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Plaintiff In Md. Race Bias Case Faces Deportation

A Latino civil-rights group says a Salvadoran woman who alleges race discrimination by two Frederick County sheriff’s deputies is due to be deported before her federal case is resolved.

09/21/2011

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Salazar Endorses Latino Museum Plan

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission’s call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution.

05/05/2011

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