Friday, April 19, 2024

Teens Sentenced in NY Hate Crime Killing As Violence Against Hispanics Continues to Rise

Four teens faced sentencing on Wednesday in New York for their role in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.   Meanwhile, as reported in La Plaza, a surge in violence against Hispanics in East Baltimore claimed the lives of three men. Marcelo Lucero, 37, was stabbed to death on Nov. 8, 2008 by a group of […]

Activists Call on Officials in Maryland to Bar Police from Questioning Immigration Status

A surge in violence against Latinos in Baltimore, Maryland, prompted Latino activists, clergy and civil rights leaders Tuesday to call on city officials to implement a written policy barring police from asking the immigration status of those who call for help. A crowd of about three dozen Latino and black community members gathered at a […]