Archive | December, 2011

Pa’lante Latino’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2011

We are so excited to end 2011 knowing we made some new connections that will most definitely send us to the next level. With that said we like to thank all our readers, contributors, friends and family for all the support. Let’s keep the positive vibe going in 2012. Here are the top 5 blog […]

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DOJ Accuses Connecticut PD of Targeting Latinos

by Efrain Nieves After a two year investigation the Department of Justice is accusing  the East Haven, CT police department of discriminating against Latinos. Assistant attorney general Thomas J. Perez detailed the investigation in a 23 page letter to the East Haven Mayor. “We find that EHPD engages in discriminatory policing against Latinos, including but not limited to targeting […]

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Leave My Christmas Alone!

by Efrain Nieves The last few days I have been listening to the story of how “independent Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s decision to call a spruce erected at the Statehouse a holiday tree and not a Christmas tree” ( Nothing couldn’t get me anymore frustrated than someone trying to change a Christian celebration into a […]

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