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Cabello Is Reading’s First Latino Valedictorian

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Reading, Pennsylvania has seen a rapidly growing Latino community over the last decade. According to usatoday.com,  Latinos account for 58% of Reading’s population,  72% of Reading high school students ,  and Latino owned businesses had grown to  “43%  in just five years.” This month Reading high school honours its first Latino Valedictorian. His name is Noe Cabello who is stamping […]

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Top 15 Latino-owned Companies in New York

By Victoria Cepeda Positive News for today: The Top 15 New York companies in the 2010 Hispanic Business 500 Ranking produced revenues of $323.12 million and employed 5,032 people in 2009. The revenue figure is down from the previous year, when it stood at $418.69 million, but the number of employees has risen from the […]

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“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” By Emma Lazarus

By Victoria Cepeda The late Jewish-American poet Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossal” in 1883. It is a poem, that  just as the statue she was honoring, would become  synonymous of liberty and a beacon of hope.   One hundred and twenty eight years later, The Statue of Liberty remains a symbol of protection for the displaced, the hungry and the poor of all walks […]

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