Stories tagged: "latinos"


Ever Lopez with his family after he was denied his diploma at Asheboro High School this past weekend. (Image via the Lopez family)
Denied his Diploma for Displaying a Mexican Flag, an NC Teen Calls for Change

Ever Lopez was denied his high school diploma for wearing a Mexican flag to his NC graduation. He and his family want to celebrate all Latino graduates.

Latino Students Juggle Remote Learning and Translating for Families During Pandemic

The adaptation to online learning during the pandemic is extra challenging for families who speak little English.

Democrat Ricky Hurtado was the lone member of his party to win a contested race in deeply-red Alamance County. What does that mean for NC Latino voters?
What Ricky Hurtado’s Big Win in Alamance County Means for NC Latinos

A longtime NC advocate for Latino residents says the state is reckoning with a powerful new bloc of voters that could change party politics.

Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images.
When Talking About the ‘Latino Vote’ Make Sure to Mention These Five Latino Organizations

The massive turnout is the result of grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for decades, not just during this election.

A protester at Moral Monday march in Raleigh in 2016. (Image via Shutterstock)
My Parents Are Undocumented Immigrants. I’m Voting in North Carolina Because They Can’t.

A first-generation American and NC community college student tells us why immigrant rights and women’s rights are driving her to vote.

The writer, a permanent resident who lives in Charlotte, says she might not be eligible to vote, so she's ensuring that other voters know what's at stake. (Image via screenshot)
I’m Not Eligible to Vote. That’s Why I Work To Make Sure Others Do.

An immigrant living in NC says her father is the only family member eligible to vote, so she makes sure others know what’s at stake.

Gov. Roy Cooper, at the podium, and NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen. (Photo by Dept. of Public Safety)
‘We Need to do a Lot More’: Gov. Cooper Addresses Newly Formed Racial Equity Task Force

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed huge racial disparities in NC, Gov. Cooper says a new task force combating inequity is crucial.