Stories tagged: Hispanic
Fri., May 3, 2019
Eastern Washington University is taking the lead in exploring best practices on how to serve its growing Hispanic student population
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
The city of Tonasket has disbanded its police department and a City Council member has called for the mayor to step down after an officer came forward with allegations that …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
A religious shrine that has served as a focal point for Hispanic residents of a New Jersey city has been removed after occupying ground on state-owned land for 14 years.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
WASHINGTON – The Senate on Wednesday nudged President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of labor, Alex Acosta, a step closer to confirmation. The Florida International University law school dean would …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Attorneys for a Hispanic man who worked on an Alaska fishing boat say he has won a $1.85 million settlement against his former employer, Seattle-based Alaska Longline, after he was …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:01 a.m.
College students at campuses around the United States say they are planning rallies and walkouts to call on school administrators to protect students and employees against immigration proceedings under Donald …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2 p.m.
Payroll processor ADP has agreed to pay nearly $1.4 million to resolve charges alleging it discriminated against black and Hispanic job candidates and employees in Illinois.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
The new animated series for the Disney Channel is set in a fictitious world, but the princess and the country where she lives definitely have been inspired by Latin cultures …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Amid the swelling national conversation about income inequality comes a new report spotlighting that the lack of mandatory paid sick leave in the U.S. disproportionately burdens Hispanics and low-wage workers, …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
The Oregon Lottery has long avoided advertising specifically to ethnic minorities, but the organization is beginning to change course.
Sun., March 24, 2013
The evening after her parents dropped Maria Alvizar off at Eastern Washington University for her freshman year, she called her mother on the phone and sobbed: “You left me here! …
Fri., May 29, 2009
Lost amidst all of the hype about Conan and Jay is this development: George Lopez has been signed to host his own late-night talk show on TBS. The show, which …
Sun., Oct. 13, 1996
In what organizers called a “new beginning” for Latino civil rights in the United States, thousands of Latinos marched and rallied Saturday to press their demand that they be considered …
Thu., Dec. 28, 1995
Eyraud Company employees include, from left to right, Hector Heredia, Jorge Ortega, Jesus Heredia, Octavio Ortega, Oscar Octavio Heredia, Eladio Nauono and Andres Ventura. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review