Sotomayor sworn as first Hispanic on Supreme Court With her left hand on a Bible held by her mother, Sotomayor swore to "administer justice without respect to persons and do equal right to the poor and to the rich."
African Americans, Hispanics Lag on Retirement Savings Regardless of age or income African-Americans and Hispanic workers contribute less often, and less money, to a 401k than white and Asian-Americans, according to a just-published study.
Hispanic groups urge participation in next census Latino groups want a complete count to assure their growing presence translates into political and economic power, according to Jerry Gonzalez, executive director of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials.
Police suspect husband in wife's death An Oklahoma City man has been arrested on suspicions of murdering his wife. Initially the man claimed that his wife had been murdered by a pair of unidentified "Hispanic" burglars who had broken into his home.
New Border Fear: Violence by a Rogue Militia The New York Times finally learns of the murder of Brisenia Flores.
FBI Arrests White Supremacist Blogger Hal Turner For Threatening To Kill Federal Judges The FBI has arrested White Supremacist and radio personallity Hal Turner on charges of threatening to murder two Federal Judges. Turner was a friend and frequent radio guest of Fox News commentator Sean Hannity, and has at times called for the murder of undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hispanic Organization Receives $98 Million in Illinois Funds the state of Illinois has granted a predominantly Hispanic Charter school $98 million. The school and its methods are not without controversy, though.
Hispanics could make up as much as 30 percent of TCC student body this year According to the "Tulsa World" newspaper, Hispanics are on track to make up 30% of the Tulsa Community College student body this year.
AARP Moves to Increase Black and Latino Membership The American Association of Retired People is hoping to bring more minorities into its ranks.
Hispanics Enrolled In State Colleges Spikes The number of Hispanic students enrolled in Georgia state colleges has increased 150% since 1997, reflecting the greater number of hispanic students in Georgia high schools.
Rogue Minutemen leader held in fatal home invasion CNN finally gets around to covering the murder of Brisenia Flores.
In the Coachella Valley, hope withers on the vine 40 years after Cesar Chavez worked to better the lives of Hispanic agricultural workers, pay in the Coachella valley has actually fallen in adjusted terms, and working conditions are poor. A 17 year old pregnant Mexican girl recently died of heat exposure from working in the fields.
Tancredo linked to Minuteman group accused of Arizona double-murder The Colorado Independent reports that the U.S. Congressman from Colorado sent representatives to an anti-immigrant conference hosted by Shawna Forde, as well as a letter of regret that he himself was unable to attend (he was campaigning for the presidency at the time).
Under Misspelled Banner, Buchanan And White Nationalist Brimelow Argue For English-Only Initiatives MSNBC commenter Patrick Buchannan hosts a conference on rebuilding conservatism. A "white nationalist" organizer is on the panel, and the sugestion is made that the GOP needs to push "English-only" legislation to win back the votes of white Democrats.
Obama: 'Committed to passing comprehensive immigration reform' Attending the Hispanic prayer breakfast on Friday, President Obama voiced his commitment to enacting immigration reform.
In Suburban Gangland, Lives Cut Short The seductions of gang culture are killing our children, according to the New York Times piece.
Report: Guns Flow South Thanks to U.S. Nearly 90% of confiscated guns that Mexican authorities submit to U.S. agencies for identification and tracking are found to have originated in the U.S.
Teens Sentenced in Shenandoah Murder Trial Three Pennsylvannia teens were sentenced for the beating death of a Mexican immigrant. The longest sentence to be handed out was less than two years with the possibility of parole after just six months.
No Murder Conviction on Mexican Immigrant's Beating Death CNN gives a few more details on the beating death of Luis Eduardo Ramirez Zavala. The crime appears to have been racially motivated, and killers were tried by an all-white jury.