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Puerto Ricans in the fields on Maui, circa 1920. In the plantation camps where laborers lived, managers segregated them by nationality.

Manuel O. Sanchez: Puerto Rican Civil Rights Activist

On March 2, 1917 the United States enacted the The Jones–Shafroth Act granting U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans. However, Puerto Ricans that had migrated to Hawaii, by then an already U.S. territory, were not recognized as U.S. Citizens until later that year. In 1899 Puerto Rico was hit by a  devastating hurricane by the name of San […]

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Luis J. Rodriguez to Become First Latino to Head State Bar of California

Luis J. Rodriguez will become part of history when he is sworn in as the 89th president of the California State Bar in October “which regulates more than 237,000 attorneys in the state” according to dailynews.com.  “I’m the first Latino and that’s something to celebrate, especially in the state of California but at the same time, it’s […]

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The Power of Latino Leadership by Juana Bordas

By Victoria Cepeda Few times will you come across a book that will lay down the foundations of our history while outlining a clear path to building leadership skills than when reading Juana Bordas‘ highly acclaimed and widely endorsed masterpiece “The Power of Latino Leadership.”  It’s the Latino essential guide on how to lead effectively. “Latinos are acculturating, […]

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