Sunday, July 5, 2020

Samantha Sarmiento

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I wish to be a political reporter one day and tell the stories of marginalized, forgotten and incredible people whose stories deserve to be told. Receiving my masters in political science is my next step.

Pastor builds bridges between Democrats and Republicans at difficult time

John F. Kennedy once said he believed in an America where the separation of church and state was absolute, where no Catholic, Christian or...
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The pandemic and racism can lead to depression and mental illness among African-Americans

As COVID-19 exposes the ways that racial disparities affect health outcomes, African Americans are bearing the brunt of the outbreak in many parts of...

Film students struggle to complete productions amid coronavirus lockdown

As the coronavirus has forced education online, some subject areas have transitioned more smoothly than others. Some students have been left without access to...

Latino millennial voters have supported Sanders. Will they back Biden?

During the 2016 Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders lost 10 of the 11 states where Latinos made up 15% or more of the population. This...

Amid coronavirus fears, journalists asked to work remotely

The coronavirus is not just something reporters cover for the health beat  –it’s affecting every aspect of people’s lives including work, education, travel, sports...

Congress stalls on bills to end female genital mutilation

Today, as the United Nations recognizes the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, federal legislation banning the practice is stalled in...

As earthquakes rumble the Caribbean, Puerto Ricans gather to raise aid funds

With earthquakes shaking the Caribbean, including one of the largest in the region's history on Tuesday, Puerto Rican organizations and artists came together this...
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“Rise and Roar” campaign unites the two New York City women’s marches

After last year's divisive split, the Women’s March Alliance and the Women’s March NYC reconciled for the fourth annual unity rally yesterday. Calling themselves “sister...

Domino Corner in Westland Mall brings a bit of Cuba to Hialeah

A “Domino Corner” in Westland Mall has brought many seniors out of their homes thanks to an advertising partnership with Hialeah Hospital that began...

Garcia-Roves, Tundidor win seats on Hialeah council

Once again, Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez had a split decision with his chosen candidates, with one winning and the other losing Tuesday night, similar...