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LULAC Holds Meeting With The Department of Justice Regarding Texas Redistricting Map

Contact: Paloma Zuleta, pzuleta@lulac.org, (202) 365-4553   Washington, D.C. – Advocates for LULAC that included former Congressman Ciro D. Rodriguez, National LULAC Counsel Luis Roberto Vera, Jr., Maverick County Judge David Saucedo and John Tanner, former Department of Justice Voting Rights Section Chief, and LULAC attorney and expert George Korbell, presented LULAC’s objections to the […]

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Latinos Reshaping Texas’ Political Future

by Victor Landa of NewsTaco.com Ask most people who aren’t from Texas what they think about the state and the people from it, and you’ll get a pretty stereotypical response: Boots and trucks, boasts and guns, Republicans and rednecks. Truth is we’ve got some of those, usually in the same package and more than likely […]

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Looking Beyond Egos: The Story of Lupe Valdez

by Efrain Nieves Lupe Valdez’s accomplishments can be called anything but easy.  Because of her incomparable career in law enforcement, she became one of the most  successful Latinas across the country. Valdez lectured at the McAllister Fine Arts Center on October 12th about her experiences of criticism and racism. Valdez’s strength and aspiration deserves the time of any Latino blogger […]

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