Adrian Florido

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Aversion To Fidel Castro Spans Generations Of Cuban-American Families

Thursday, December 01, 2016

In many Cuban-American families, the aversion to Fidel Castro spanned generations. This is true even as children and grandchildren of the original exiles grew more liberal in their political beliefs. It's true in the Ramos family of Miami.

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For Bay Of Pigs Veterans, Fidel Castro's Death Feels Bittersweet

Monday, November 28, 2016

Among the Miami Cubans celebrating Fidel Castro's death are surviving veterans of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion that tried to retake Cuba in 1961. For these men, news of Castro's death has been bittersweet.

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The White Nationalist Origins Of The Term 'Alt-Right' — And The Debate Around It

Sunday, November 27, 2016

The alt-right movement, which has been associated with white nationalism, is receiving new attention. The debate about the movement is also focusing on what is the best term to describe it.

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Mexican Film Actress Lupita Tovar Dies At 106

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Lupita Tovar became a pioneer of Mexican cinema. Her career began in the silent film era. In 1931, she co-starred in Universal's Spanish-language version of Dracula.

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'De Nada' Agenda Denied: For Latino Voters, A Narrative Changes Overnight

Friday, November 11, 2016

After many elections in which they'd been important but not decisive, Latinos thought they'd be able to exert influence in Washington. Instead, their expectations were dashed by a Republican sweep.

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Undocumented Immigrants Face Uncertain Future After Trump Win

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Following Donald Trump's victory Tuesday, many undocumented immigrants are uncertain and anxious about their future under his presidency.

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Latino Activists Ask, When Should Brown Lives Matter?

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Amid media attention surrounding police killings of black men, similar killings of Latinos go unnoted, partly because Latino activists haven't mobilized in the same way as black activists.

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3 Latino Candidates Face Off In Doral, Fla., Mayor's Race

Friday, November 04, 2016

In most American cities, a Hispanic candidate can count on support from many Hispanic voters. But what happens when three different Latino candidates are running for mayor in a Latino-majority city? In Doral, Fla., a Venezuelan, Mexican and a Cuban are vying for the job.

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Immigration Advocates Challenge Obama's 'Felons Not Families' Policy

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Immigration advocates are trying to change the narrative about which immigrants living in the U.S. illegally deserve to stay. It's a challenge to the Obama administration's policy of deporting "felons, not families." Grassroots advocates are championing the case of Jose Alvarez — a convicted felon who's also a family man.

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Spanish-Language Campaign Outreach Falls Short Of Previous Years

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Donald Trump's low support among Spanish-speaking Latinos has negated the need for the Clinton campaign to spend big on Spanish-language advertising, in contrast to previous election cycles.

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Attempting To Woo Latino Voters, Marco Rubio Gets Booed At Orlando Festival

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Some in the crowd expressed anger over his endorsement of Donald Trump, who kicked off his presidential campaign last year by disparaging Mexican immigrants.

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Podcast Extra: Juan Gabriel And The Tricky Conversation About Sexual Identity

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Many remembrances of Mexican vocalist Juan Gabriel suggest that he overcame homophobia in Mexico to achieve super-stardom. The reality is a bit more complicated.

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Picture An America With #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner

Friday, September 02, 2016

In an election cycle filled with sharp disagreement, one man has landed on a platform everyone can seem to get behind: taco trucks on every corner.

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Latinos For Trump Founder Warns Of Taco Trucks On Every Corner

Friday, September 02, 2016

The founder of Latinos For Trump warned that if nothing was done about Mexican immigration to the U.S., the country would soon have "taco trucks on every corner." That spawned the hashtag #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner, which went viral very quickly and very hilariously.

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Maryland Explosion Highlights Tenuous Immigrant Journey Of Upward Mobility

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Many of the people affected by the explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring, Md., were Latino immigrants — people trying to climb the social and economic ladder.

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Black Lives Matter Protest Turns Violent In St. Paul

Monday, July 11, 2016

St. Paul, Minn., is still reeling from the fallout of a police officer's killing of motorist Philando Castile. Over the weekend, civil rights leaders descended on the city, a protest turned violent, a lawyer for the officer spoke out and protests continue.

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After A Tragic Week, Many In Minneapolis Seek Solace In The Sanctuary

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Following the shooting death of Philando Castile this week in suburban Minneapolis, many people of faith in the area gathered in church Sunday for a word of encouragement from their religious leaders.

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Here's What Some Twin Cities Residents Say About Philando Castile's Killing

Sunday, July 10, 2016

People who live near the site of the shooting recall tension over race and policing long before officer Jeronimo Yanez killed Philando Castile.

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Religious Leaders Encourage Understanding After Week Of Violence

Sunday, July 10, 2016

In Minneapolis, as in churches across the country, parishioners and clergy tried to make sense of the fatal shootings of black men by police and the subsequent Dallas attack.

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Minnesota Residents Highlight 'Willful Ignorance' Of Racism After Shooting

Friday, July 08, 2016

Philando Castile was killed by police in the largely white suburb of Falcon Heights, Minn. Black and white residents are both trying to make sense of what happened.

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