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African Americans and Abortion: An Intriguing Poll

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A poll in July 2012 surveying African Americans and Hispanics on their attitudes about abortion (among other issues) brought striking results: The majority support access to safe abortion care.

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Why the Latino Community Should Care About Reproductive Health

Texas Representatives Mary González (left) and Justin Rodriguez.

As colleagues and legislators, we have been discussing the current status and future of reproductive health care in Texas. Recent political discourse has prompted us to reignite a community conversation in hopes of raising some awareness about the intersections of race, class, and gender when it comes to health care.

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Response to Nancy Keenan in Salon: Let’s Set the Record Straight on Millennials and Abortion. Again

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It is time to put to rest the questioning about Millennials and whether they care about access to safe abortion care. It is time to get to work.

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Reflections On My One-Year Anniversary: Latinas Hold the Power and Potential of This Nation’s Future

In the whirlwind of policy debates and activist conferences, it is easy to gloss over the victories we’ve accomplished together this past year. As I look forward to my next year, I’m glad to have such powerful hermanas beside me because we still have much work to tackle. 

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Puerto Rican Youth In NYC: Outlook Not So Good

A recent report shows Puerto Rican youth living in NYC are not doing well in regard to work, education, and poverty. But the report itself leaves much to be desired.

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(VIDEO) New Efforts at Voter Suppression Aimed at Latinos

A conservative advocate and political consultant with ties to Dick Armey, George Bush, and big business has produced a television ad that encourages Latinos in Nevada not to vote.

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Helping Boys of Color Thrive: Healthy Communities are Key

Research finds that systemic community factors adversely affect the health outcomes and life options of African-American and Latino boys and young men.

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(VIDEO) F&*% You AIDS

An award-winning advertisement about HIV and AIDS prevention from a non-profit in Spain is direct and provocative! What can we learn from the marketing strategies in other countries as educators in the US?

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