Monthly Archive: October 2014

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A Chicano requiem for Michael Brown

We’re better than this. It’s high past time for this to be done in the United States of America FOREVER. It was in 1963 (51 years ago) that Dr. King said: NOW IS THE...

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Actor Danny Trejo visits Idaho Latino youth

Actor Danny Trejo was the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Hispanic Youth Leadership Summit held Oct. 24 at Boise State University. The summit this year focused on STEM, Leadership Building, HIV Prevention, Cyberbullying...

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2014 Idaho Candidate Survey from Latino 208

Many media organizations and advocacy groups regularly poll candidates on their positions on the issues. This survey represents the first effort that we know of to measure Idaho political candidates’ interest in, knowledge of and...

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Debates en español. ¿Habrá?

The recent Spanish gubernatorial debate in New Mexico raises the question: will Idaho gubernatorial candidates be willing to debate in Spanish? As noted in a recent Idaho Press-Tribune article: Hispanic voters see Spanish-language debates as...

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Will my legislator write back?

A new study discussed this morning on NPR suggests that state legislators who supported laws that require personal identification before voting — a law that is widely seen as hurting Latino voters — are less...

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Welcome to Latino 208

Latino 208 is a bilingual blog that presents political and cultural issues of interest to Idaho’s growing Latino population. Latino 208 launched in Fall 2014 when Rupert native Ester Ceja realized that there was...