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Mayor’s office receives hundreds of tacos

Joseph Maturo’s office, a.k.a. East Haven Town Hall, received about 500 tacos Thursday afternoon, according to several media outlets. The tacos were donated to a local homeless shelter, reports said.

East Haven mayor helps Latino community one taco at a time

As you’ve probably heard, four East Haven police officers were arrested Tuesday on charges of intimidating and harassing Hispanic residents and business owners. I’m glad the FBI is holding these

“Stuff” Republicans say about Black people

Please take a look at this clip. I couldn’t believe some of the things these people were saying. Where is the progress? Video: “Stuff” Republicans say about Black people Related Links Mixing It Up:

Blumenthal: In DC there is an effort to restrict voters’ rights

During the 2000 presidential elections, I was a student at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. It was my first time voting, like many other freshmen in my dorm who just turned 18. Several of us
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More Asian-Americans are running for Congress

There is a record number of Asian-Americans running for Congress in the 2012 elections, according to USA Today. There are currently 11 members of the U.S. House and two in the U.S. Senate who have

Survey says Latinos unhappy with deportation system

About 60 percent of surveyed Latinos disapprove of the way the Obama administration has handled the deportations of unauthorized immigrants, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. However, the survey

WIll election bring Hispanics to Danbury council?

Although the city is 25 percent Hispanic, there are no Hispanics on Danbury’s City Council, said Joe Cavo, the council’s chairman. “We’d love to have the council be representative of the

Some call Troy Davis execution a modern-day lynching

Celebrities and other citizens throughout the world have said they are outraged by the execution of Troy Davis. Davis (no, I’m not related to him), was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday,
Categories: Politics

Why Women’s Equality Day is just another day

Today is Women’s Equality Day, which marks the 91st anniversary of amendment of the constitution which allowed women to vote in 1920. Presdient Obama has declared it so. But I do not feel connected to

Which political party do you align yourself with?

Many African-Americans, Latinos members of other minority groups align themselves with the Democratic party because to many, the party represents liberal and progressive ideas. However, I recently