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  • Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    1.8 million people now live in “Indian Country”   by ZeroHedge   July 9, 2020 – The decision, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, holds the United States to an 1866 treaty that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation signed with the United States after the Civil War over land which was home to the “Five Civilized Tribes”;

  • San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    California’s #1 Census Success Story   by Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services   San Mateo County has achieved the highest census self-response rate in California by working with local organizations that know their communities intimately and by targeting messages to them. Those efforts by trusted, countywide, “on-the-ground” messengers were funded by more than $1.3 million

  • Leaders say without census data we’re invisible and disenfranchised

    Leaders say without census data we’re invisible and disenfranchised

    by Julian Do Ethnic Media Services   LOS ANGELES –  For generations, millions of Americans whose roots lie in the Middle East and North Africa — MENA — have essentially become invisible people because the Census Bureau has denied requests for their own racial category. “Legally, in America, I’m classified as white,” says Dr. Hamoud

  • U.S. pushes to keep plants operating – wildcat strikes in border plants over covid-19 threat

    U.S. pushes to keep plants operating – wildcat strikes in border plants over covid-19 threat

    by Kent Ian Paterson Ethnic Media Services and Americas.org   Editor’s Note: Kent Paterson is a veteran reporter on U.S.-Mexico border issues. This article appeared first in Americas.org   Wildcat strikes by assembly plant workers concerned about their health and their futures rippled across Mexico as the Covid-19 coronavirus began walloping the country. Mexican media

  • Latino leaders ask for Congress to monitor and “save” Census 2020

    Latino leaders ask for Congress to monitor and “save” Census 2020

    Concern about accuracy and low response rates. Coronavirus afflicts and delays the decennial count and creates obstacles for door-to-door essential work   by Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services   “A nightmare” is how Arturo Vargas, executive director of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO), defines what the coronavirus pandemic has meant to the

  • California lags behind national average on census, state director says

    California lags behind national average on census, state director says

    It’s about power, money & data by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   As of April 1, 37.9 percent of California’s households have filled out their census questionnaires, Ditas Katague, the state’s Complete Count Committee director, reported at a “Census Day” teleconference. The nationwide response rate was slightly higher, 38.4 percent, but California’s 40 million

  • California Gov. Newsom calls for home isolation for all seniors, bars to close, restaurants to limit capacity

    California Gov. Newsom calls for home isolation for all seniors, bars to close, restaurants to limit capacity

    by Lisa Fernandez   SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Stopping short of a state order, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday called for the home isolation of all seniors in the state of California and the immediate shutdown of bars, nightclubs, brew pubs and wineries to help stop the spread of coronavirus, now considered a global pandemic. In addition,