News & Public Affairs12/21/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The Hillsborough County Commission doesn’t have a Latino board member and some people want that to change. Minority leaders are now asking the Department of Justice to intervene.
Hillsborough County is required to redraw its voting districts every ten years. Some leaders of the Latino community submitted a map they thought fairly represented their group. But in June commissioners voted to adopt...Be the first to comment
09/22/09 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
Health care reform may be hogging the limelight, but another Obama Administration initiative is gaining momentum. With outreach efforts some call unprecedented, Obama’s goal of improving education for students of all levels and backgrounds faces some major challenges. Closing the achievement gaps that exist between white students and those of other ethnic backgrounds is one of these, especially in Florida. WMNF’s Kate Bradshaw attended the White House’s community conversation on Hispanic Educ...Be the first to comment
07/11/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Tomorrow John McCain and Barack Obama will appear in San Diego before the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization.
In anticipation of that event, McCain today released a new ad targeting Hispanics that will air in English, in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico. Florida Republican Sen. Mel Martinez said, contrary to reports, McCain has not distanced himself from the comprehensive immigration bill Martinez helped craft in the Senate.
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