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La Prensa San Diego Regresa a Barrio Logan!

April 22, 2016

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Ilustracion por Andy Avina ( Instagram @4ndy4vin4) Barrio Logan ha sido el hogar de la comunidad mexicoamericana y la comunidad chicana por más de 100 años, y es a donde La Prensa San Diego se ha mudado para estar más cerca de las raíces de la comunidad latina de San Diego. Mucho ha cambiado desde […]

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Duncan Hunter Exposed How Politicians Use OPM

April 15, 2016

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The concept of using other people’s money, or OPM, is the goal of most businesses to leverage their capital, but in politics, it seems to be the law of the land. This week it was revealed that El Cajon Congressman Duncan Hunter used his campaign credit card for personal expenses exceeding $12,000, including expenses for […]

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We Remember 9-11!

September 11, 2015

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Operation Noble Eagle

Editorial: Today’s publication date of La Prensa San Diego is 9-11! This date is forever seared into our minds with visions of the World Trade Center’s twin towers destruction by Boeing 767s. First one, then 18 minutes later, the second tower was hit by an airplane loaded with commercial passengers. Soon after, another jet airliner […]

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How common core hurts English language learners

September 11, 2015

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By José Luis Vilson When I was growing up, my family spoke mostly Spanish, but everyone at my school spoke English. Since my mother prioritized academic success over cultural acclimation for me, I found myself slowly abandoning Spanish. Taking Spanish as an elective in middle- and high school helped me make technical sense of the […]

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The Deal with Iran is Part of a Larger Plan

September 11, 2015

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By María Cardona One of the goals of the Obama Administration, when it comes to its international legacy, is to decrease the quantity of weapons and nuclear waste in the world. This was first seen through the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) between Russia and the United States in 2010, which aimed to cut in […]

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Watching the GOP Carnival Pass By

September 11, 2015

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We have to move forward no matter what Commentary: By Kat Avila We’ve been through these racist scenarios before–generation after generation. I am talking about this unreal spectacle that the Republican Party (GOP) presidential candidates are shoving in our faces. One or more GOP candidates want to build an isolationist and very expensive Great Wall […]

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#LaughingWhileBlack another burden for people of color

September 11, 2015

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By Elizabeth Ann Thompson The phenomenon of #DrivingWhileBlack has long been documented. The latest social media firestorm chronicles #LaughingWhileBlack. A group of 11 women belonging to a book club, 10 of whom were African-American, were kicked off a Napa Valley wine train in California for being too loud. Lisa Johnson and her fellow club members […]

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Labor Day Celebration

September 4, 2015

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Editorial: Labor Day in the U.S. is when we celebrate the working man and woman. The people who toil in the factories, the schools, the fields, in offices, the people who make America great. It is through the labor of hard-working men and women that America thrives, grows, and wealth is built. Putting aside the […]

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It’s Hard to Be What You Can’t See

September 4, 2015

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Commentary: By Marian Wright Edelman “When we think about what it is to be ‘connected,’ we think about memory. We think about history. We think about storytelling. All of these words that we hear—‘literacy,’ ‘inclusion,’ ‘diversity’—those are all words for connection . . . When I say to people ‘why do we need to have […]

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Trump: ¿Motor para registrar y movilizar votantes latinos?

September 4, 2015

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Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings ¿Será Donald Trump una de las mejores armas de los grupos cívicos para registrar y movilizar votantes latinos de cara a la elección presidencial de 2016? A juzgar por los desarrollos, podría serlo. Trump, para bien de los demócratas y para mal del Partido Republicano, se ha convertido en el rostro […]

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Pugna entre republicanos

September 4, 2015

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Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, PhD. No queda la menor duda, hay un conflicto interno dentro del político Partido Republicano. Es una pugna política entre dos facciones disímiles que no logran aglutinar a todo el grueso de sus seguidores. A un lado se encuentra la vieja guardia o el llamado establishment, misma que ha apoyado ciegamente […]

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Total Recall: Donald Trump Clones Schwarzenegger Campaign

September 4, 2015

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Commentary: By Jon Fleischman A week ago, Donald Trump stood before a massive crowd of some 30,000 people at a rally held in Mobile, Alabama. There he gave a rousing speech about taking on the political establishment, appealing to the frustration of those present that the political class in Washington, D.C., has failed them. When […]

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The Public Forum/El Foro Publico

September 4, 2015

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Pope of St. Francis of Assisi Cares About Migration and Jobs Immigration policy isn’t just about how to keep people out. It should also be about how to bring people in. Pope Francis born of immigrants to the New World selected for his first journey outside the Vatican to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa […]

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U.S.-Cuba relations still far from normal

August 28, 2015

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Guest Editorial: By Louis A. Perez Jr. U.S.-Cuba relations are still far from normal — and may never be. Secretary of State John Kerry has heralded the renewal of diplomatic ties, symbolized by the formal reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, as a step “to restoring fully normal relations between the United States and […]

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The 1970 Chicano Moratorium Against the War in Vietnam 45 Years Later!

August 28, 2015

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By Herman Baca President Committee on Chicano Rights (CCR) Long forgotten by US history and barely remembered by many (even in the Chicano community) is the historical 45th anniversary of the August 29, 1970 Chicano Moratorium against the War in Vietnam. The Moratorium held in Los Angeles, California was one of the most seminal historical […]

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Women’s Equality 95 Years Later

August 28, 2015

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By Stacey Y. Abrams and Kathy Hawken On August 26th, 1920, the amendment guaranteeing the right to vote for women officially became part of the U.S. Constitution. The anniversary of this historic achievement deserves recognition, celebration, and a huge “thank you” to those brave women who faced beatings, starvation, torture and false imprisonment so that […]

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Stronger Together: Your Voice in the Workplace Matters

August 28, 2015

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By Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez Our nation’s continued recovery from the worst recession in generations has given us a lot to celebrate. We saw over 3 million jobs created in 2014, the best year since the end of the Clinton Administration. We’re experiencing the longest streak of private sector job growth on record. Our businesses […]

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