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Persons of Spanish-speaking cultures, mainly from Spain and Hispanic America

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The term Hispanic refers to persons, cultures, or countries related to the Spanish language, Spanish culture, Spanish people, or to Spain in general.

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Hillsborough Schools equity report shows large gap between Hispanic faculty, staff and students [Video]

Hillsborough Schools equity report shows large gap between Hispanic faculty, staff and students

Hillsborough County Schools voted to approve their 2019-2020 school year educational equity report on Tuesday. It covers an array of issues like gender equity in athletics, and single-sex schools and..

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WH announces aid to Puerto Rico for 2017 storm [Video]

WH announces aid to Puerto Rico for 2017 storm

[NFA] The White House on Friday announced nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help it recover from a hurricane that ravaged the island three years ago, leading President Trump's critics to..

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Biden appeals to Hispanic voters on Florida trip [Video]

Biden appeals to Hispanic voters on Florida trip

Joe Biden made his first trip to Florida as the Democratic presidentialnominee on Tuesday with an urgent mission to boost support among Hispanicvoters who could decide the election in one of the..

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Bodycam released of DC police shooting Black man [Video]

Bodycam released of DC police shooting Black man

Video shows the shooting of young Black man Deon Kay, which had sparked protests in the area.

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One-Third Of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day [Video]

One-Third Of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day

More than a third of American children and eat fast food each day. The figures are according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the CDC, in 2018, 36% of young..

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Hispanic, Latino and Latinx: What's the difference, and why it matters

The terms "Hispanic" and "Latino" are often used synonymously in the U.S., with the term "Latinx" used as a gender-neutral alternative to the latter.
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Hispanic Heritage Month: When to use the terms Hispanic, Latino and Latinx

The word "Latinx" has popped up in recent years among scholars and activists in the Hispanic community. Filmmaker and journalist Andrew Padilla joined CBSN during Hispanic Heritage Month to explain..
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Majority of kids who die of coronavirus are Hispanic, Black or Native American, CDC finds

Hispanic, Black and Native American children accounted for 78% of coronavirus deaths even though these groups represent just 41% of the population.
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'We have to do better': Biden courts Hispanic voters, veterans in first Florida visit as nominee

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden outlined healthcare proposals for veterans in Tampa before honoring Hispanic Heritage Month in Kissimmee.
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Story time: Republican National Convention re-imagines Donald Trump as kind and fair

Black and Hispanic speakers at the Republican convention are trying to paint Donald Trump as the second coming of Abraham Lincoln. Good luck with that.
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Goya Foods: Hispanic brand faces boycott for praising Trump

Democrats including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have urged customers to stop buying the firm's products.
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Latinos quieren alcanzar la igualdad política en los EEUU, pero el camino es muy difícil

A pesar de la creciente población hispana, latinos que se lanzan -y ganan-  campañas electorales para cargos públicos son casi siempre una anomalía.  
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Coronavirus-related job losses hit U.S. black, Hispanic families hardest, studies find

Black and Hispanic families in the United States are taking the biggest income hit due to the coronavirus pandemic, and they are less prepared to withstand the blow, according to two studies released..
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In New York state, the black and Hispanic populations are at higher risk of dying from coronavirus, preliminary data shows

Public health experts have expanded on the heightened threat that many diseases, including COVID-19, pose among marginalized communities.
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Seven wounded in shooting at flea market in Houston

A gunman opened fire at a flea market in Houston on Sunday, wounding seven people in an area known for its Hispanic community, with a suspect being taken into custody at the scene.
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Hispanics help push Sanders to lead as Nevada caucus-goers' first choice: Edison Research Poll

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders appears to have an early edge in the Nevada Democratic caucus with the largest share of initial support from Hispanics, union families and white college-educated women,..
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'Stay in Mexico' remark disrupts school meeting

A public meeting called to address racist social media posts by students at a suburban Detroit high school turned volatile when a white parent asked a Hispanic parent why he didn't "stay in Mexico."..
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J-Lo and Shakira prepare for historic, Hispanic Super Bowl halftime performance

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said their performances for the Super Bowl LIV halftime show come at a difficult time for Hispanics living in the U.S.
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Once overlooked, Bernie Sanders now has momentum. Here's why his camp thinks this time, he can win

Sanders has demonstrated consistency in polling and his campaign points to stronger numbers among young black voters and Hispanic voters.
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Trump bids to shore up evangelical support with visit to Miami megachurch

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Donald Trump will be praying with the religious right at his first campaign event of 2020 in Miami on Friday where his Evangelicals for Trump “coalition launch” will take place at a Hispanic..
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Iowa woman ran down teen with SUV because victim was Hispanic, police said

Nicole Marie Poole Franklin is charged with attempted murder for allegedly running down a 14-year-old on Dec. 9 as the girl walked to school.
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'I'm Hispanic but can't speak Spanish'

Figgy is Mexican-American but he can't speak Spanish - he explains why that matters.
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First Hispanic elected to lead US Catholic bishops

Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles, an immigrant from Mexico, overwhelmingly won election Tuesday as the first Hispanic to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. (Nov. 12)  
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With Threats of More Violence, Trump's War-Like Language Should Alarm Us All

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Milwaukee man who attacked a Hispanic man with acid charged with hate crime

Mahud Villalaz, 42, suffered second-degree burns to his face after a Milwaukee man splashed some kind of acid at the victim, police said.
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Congress' black and Hispanic caucuses must stop supporting private prisons

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'Swing Set Susan' charged with impersonating a police officer after threatening to arrest Hispanic teens

Video of a white woman threatening to arrest a group of Hispanic teens at a park in Texas has been viewed more than 5 million times.
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How Unpredictable Work Hours Turn Families Upside Down

Shifts added or subtracted at short notice play havoc with budgets and lives, and disproportionately hurt black and Hispanic women.
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Kansas City: Four killed in shooting at bar in US

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"He happens to be Hispanic, but... he looks more like a WASP than I do," Donald Trump said Monday of Steve Cortes, a member of his campaign's Hispanic Advisory Council.
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‘He Was Looking Straight at Me’: West Texas Shooting Victims Recall Day of Horror

Attacked across two cities, the victims were linked by fate and an enraged gunman. They were white and Hispanic, mothers and police officers, letter carriers and retirees.
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Lowe's executive facing criticism after saying a drill was 'perfect' for Hispanics

A Lowe's executive is facing criticism over comments about some tools being more appropriate for Hispanic builders and installers.
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Latino U.S. reps slam Hollywood’s lack of Latinos in film, citing new USC study

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A new study from USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative confirms what Latino talent in Hollywood has been saying for years: Hispanics are extremely underrepresented both onscreen and in key creative..
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A man with no family lost his wife in the El Paso shooting. So he invited the public to her funeral

Margie Reckard, 63, was one of the victims of a mass shooting by a 21-year-old who targeted customers and employees who were Hispanic.  
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Targeted in Walmart attack, Hispanics in El Paso flock to firearms classes

More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month's mass shooting at a Walmart store that..
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Trump aide regrets 'unfortunate' timing on ICE raid of food processing plants in Mississippi

The sweep took place less than a week after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that targeted Hispanics.
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Maria Elena Salinas on Hispanic Americans' reaction to El Paso: "Fear has been there a long time"

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El Paso shooting: 'Open season' on Hispanics in America thanks to 'racist in chief' Trump

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Steve Bannon: 'Trump's border crackdown is anti-racist'

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon claims a border wall will help black and Hispanic communities.
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Habla Español? Hispanics face growing mental health care crisis

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