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Hispanic And Latino Americans

PBS series looks at 500 years of Latino history in America

PBS series looks at 500 years of Latino history in America

When Ray Suarez, the senior correspondent for the PBS “Newshour” program, began to write about Latinos in the United States, he began with a conundrum: how to compress centuries of history into a book that could be accessible to a teenager as well as an adult.

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Arpaio expected on stand today in profiling trial

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hardline stance on illegal immigration is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday and face allegations that his trademark immigration sweeps amounted to racial profiling against Hispanics.

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Dept. of Justice sues Sheriff Arpaio

PHOENIX — Federal authorities sued America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff Thursday, a rare step after months of negotiations failed to yield an agreement to settle allegations that his department racially profiled Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.

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Report: Minorities lag behind in economic recovery

WASHINGTON — Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.

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