Adrian Florido

Adrian Florido appears in the following:

As Nation Reckons With Race, Poll Finds White Americans Least Engaged

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The NPR/Ipsos poll also finds wide gaps in support for demands that racial justice advocates are making.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Hits Hard The Finances Of Undocumented Families

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Amid the coronavirus, some families in the U.S. are facing a daunting financial situation: One child becomes the sole breadwinner. It's especially hard when members of the family are undocumented.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Loses Primary Bid For Full Term

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Wanda Vázquez assumed office after the former governor resigned amid protests last summer. But her year in office has been marked by scandal.

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Goya Foods CEO's Praise Of Trump Causes Backlash Among Latino Communities

Friday, July 10, 2020

There are growing calls among Latino communities to boycott Goya Foods — one of the most ubiquitous brands in Latino kitchens — after the company's CEO praised President Trump.

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These Are The Minneapolis Activists Leading The Push To Abolish The Police

Friday, June 26, 2020

It took less than two weeks after George Floyd's killing for Minneapolis City Council members to pledge to end the police department. But activists had been laying the groundwork for years.

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Minneapolis City Council Members Announce Intent To 'Dismantle' Police Department

Sunday, June 07, 2020

Nine of the 13 council members, a veto-proof majority, pledged to "rebuild with our community a new model of public safety that actually keeps our community safe," in the words of one council member.

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Residents Look Toward Rebuilding a Damaged Minneapolis

Friday, June 05, 2020

Calm has mostly returned to the streets of Minneapolis after almost two weeks of protests over George Floyd's death. Now, residents are taking stock of the physical damage left by looters.

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Minnesota Holds A Memorial Service To Commemorate George Floyd

Thursday, June 04, 2020

George Floyd has been honored in a memorial service in Minneapolis Thursday. His death in police custody on May 25 triggered protests across the nation.

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Minnesota Attorney General Charges Officers in Floyd Case

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has upgraded charges against the former police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck and filed charges against three other former officers.

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911 Call Fuels Debate About Store's Role In Floyd's Death

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

The police encounter that led to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis began when a store clerk called 911 over a counterfeit bill. The store's owner says he wishes police had never been called.

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A Look At Developments In Minnesota After Another Night Of Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Minneapolis is the epicenter of protests that have spread across the country. See how the local community is responding to the curfew put in place after several days of unrest.

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The Latest Updates From Minneapolis As Protests For George Floyd Continue

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Protests that started in Minneapolis have spread across the nation, as anger boils over the death of George Floyd.

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Minneapolis Protesters Call For Justice Over George Floyd's Death

Friday, May 29, 2020

Small fires are still burning in the city after violent protests Thursday night. Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed, died in police custody. Protests are expected to continue into the weekend.

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Protests Sparked By The Death Of George Floyd In Minneapolis Intensify

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The death of 46-year-old George Floyd after a police encounter has sparked protests in Minneapolis and other U.S. cities. Floyd's family is calling for officers involved in his arrest to be charged.

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Los Angeles, D.C. And Chicago Still Seeing Plateau, Not Decline In New COVID-19 Cases

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The White House says coronavirus indicators are trending down across most of the U.S., but are a concern in Washington, D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles. City health officials say progress is being made.

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'Mamá, I'm Still Hungry': In Puerto Rico, Child Hunger Becomes A Flashpoint

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

After weeks of public pressure, Puerto Rico's governor allowed some school cafeterias to provide meals for children during the pandemic. But many on the island say it's not enough.

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Governors Face Criticism For Reopening Or Not Reopening States

Friday, May 01, 2020

When will states reopen? We talk to reporters in Texas, which will start reopening Friday, California, which has a four-phase reopening plan, and Arizona, which extended its stay-at-home order.

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Advocate For The Poor In Puerto Rico Is Released After Arrest During Protest

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Giovanni Roberto has been leading calls for the government to help needy people during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Advocates Help Immigrants Who Are Excluded From Relief Checks

Monday, April 27, 2020

Local safety nets are being created for undocumented immigrants excluded from the federal relief bill. Some cities have established emergency funds, and pressure is mounting for statewide relief.

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San Francisco Lawmakers Order Mayor To Lease Hotel Rooms For Homeless

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance giving the mayor 12 days to secure thousands of rooms to house and protect the city's homeless population during the COVID-19 crisis.

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