Hispanics

One of Calvin C. Goode's sons, Vernon "Zina" Goode, poses with members of his family at the open casket viewing of former Phoenix Vice Mayor and city councilman Calvin C. Goode on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Phoenix, Ariz. Goode died on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. He was 93. (AP Photo/Cheyanne Mumphrey)
January 11, 2021 - 6:30 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix city officials, residents and prominent members of the Black community will honor late civil rights icon, city leader and longtime Arizona resident Calvin Coolidge Goode in the coming weeks. Goode died on Dec. 23 from an illness not related to COVID-19. He was 93. A virtual...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News virtual town hall from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Trump repeatedly claimed in the final months of his presidency to have done more for Black Americans than anyone with the “possible exception” of Abraham Lincoln. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2021 - 5:40 am
CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump repeatedly claimed in the final months of his presidency — and without a trace of irony — to have done more for Black Americans than anyone with the “possible exception” of Abraham Lincoln. He boasted that the African American unemployment rate dropped to...
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FILE - This May 21, 2018 file photo shows incoming Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Va. The CIA is looking for spies from all backgrounds and walks of life. Striving to further diversify its ranks, the nation's premier intelligence agency launched a new website Monday to find top-tier candidates who will bring a broader range of life experiences. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 04, 2021 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Spies from all backgrounds and walks of life. Striving to further diversify its ranks, the CIA launched a new website Monday to find top-tier candidates who will bring a broader range of life experiences to the nation’s premier intelligence agency The days of all American...
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Election Defender volunteers hand out knitted hats to voters, including one at right, during early voting for the Senate runoff election at Ron Anderson Recreation Center, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Powder Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
December 23, 2020 - 10:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In the first week of early voting for Georgia’s Senate runoff election, Casie Yoder parked at a polling location in Cobb County and loaded miniature hand sanitizer bottles, knitted hats, hand warmers and face masks into a collapsible wagon cart. Her goal: to help voters stay in line...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, as the state's next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 22, 2020 - 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is getting its first Latino U.S. senator. For Gov. Gavin Newsom, it’s a political gamble. The Democratic governor Tuesday named Secretary of State Alex Padilla, the son of Mexican immigrants, to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla speaks in San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, as the state's next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
December 22, 2020 - 4:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom selected Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state's next U.S. senator, a historic pick that sends a Latino to the Senate for the first time in the state's history. While Padilla had been the favorite, a video released by Newsom's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a COVID-19 testing facility in Valencia, Calif. As California Gov. Gavin Newsom weighs whom to appoint to the Senate to fulfill the rest of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' term, he's facing pressure to name a Latino or a Black woman. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool, File)
December 20, 2020 - 5:30 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Should California get its first Latino U.S. senator or should the 100-member chamber maintain one Black woman’s voice? That's a weight on California Gov. Gavin Newsom's shoulders as he considers his pick to serve out the rest of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' Senate...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020, file photo, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, of S.C., speaks during a news conference about COVID-19, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden brings more Capitol Hill experience than any president in decades. But his transition has stumbled, exposing the challenges of navigating Congress. “A strong belief that my dad drilled into my head: First impressions are lasting, and you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression,” Clyburn, the highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress and a top Biden ally, said in an interview Thursday, Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
December 18, 2020 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden brings more Capitol Hill experience than any president in decades, but his transition has stumbled in ways large and small, exposing the challenges of navigating a Congress that is a different place than when he last served in 2009. He rolled out an...
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December 14, 2020 - 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal and state authorities say they are cracking down on a wave of illegal schemes that have proliferated during the pandemic and prey upon the desperation of people who have lost jobs in the outbreak's economic upheaval. The scams have ranged from the work-from-home reselling...
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Volunteers assemble signs before a rally for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff and former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Casto in Lilburn, Ga., Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. The rally was part of an effort to register and mobilize voters in Georgia's growing Latino population for the two Democratic candidates in the Georgia's twin Jan. 5 Senate runoffs that will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
December 12, 2020 - 6:12 am
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — As Georgia heads into two key runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate, Democrats are hoping to count on Latino voters who helped tilt the state blue in November. But President Donald Trump rattled Democrats by winning larger-than-expected shares of Hispanic votes...
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