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Antonio Villaraigosa backs 'Black Minds Matter' report's changes to schools

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Calling the achievement gap facing minority students in schools “the civil rights issue of our time,” former Los Angeles mayor and potential gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed sweeping changes to California schools at a Capitol rally Thursday. Hundreds of African American students...

A Day With Julián Castro: Cabinet Secretary, Legal-Pad Enthusiast, Rising Democrat

For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” photographer Mark Peterson followed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro in Washington, D.C. on October 1 – while the 41-year-old former San Antonio mayor celebrated the government not shutting down. Ahead, Castro talks gentrification at the Atlantic’s Washington Ideas Forum,... More »

Students go big for extra credit and get a taste of real-life politics

On the night that Republican candidates for president of the United States took turns beating up on each other and the media, the students at Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School in Lynwood held a debate of their own. The mayor ended up being booted out of it, and a group of angry people, including...

Colombia Elects Country’s First Openly Gay Mayor Julian Antonio Bedoya: VIDEO

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Colombia last weekend elected its first ever openly gay mayor. Thirty-four year old Democratic Center Party (DCP) candidate Julian Antonio Bedoya won the seat in Toro, Valle with 52% of the votes, beating three other contenders. According to Colombia… The post Colombia Elects Country’s First Openly Gay Mayor Julian Antonio Bedoya: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Actress Sally Field Back Houston Equal Rights Ordinance – VIDEO

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

HUD Secretary Julian Castro and actress Sally Field have come out in support of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance. Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, filmed a TV ad backing HERO released Tuesday, and Field — a two-time Academy Award-winner… The post HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Actress Sally Field Back Houston Equal Rights Ordinance – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Calls on Houston Voters to Protect HERO

Julian Castro, a Texas native and the former San Antonio mayor, joins the chorus calling on Houston voters to support the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) by voting "Yes" on Proposition 1 at the ballot next week.

3 Named to Top Posts of Latino Group’s ‘Super PAC’

Representative Joaquín Castro of Texas; Melissa Mark-Viverito, the New York City Council speaker; and Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, will be co-chairs of the Latino Victory Fund, the “super PAC” of the Latino Victory Project, which plans to aggressively counter candidates whose policies it believes will harm the Latino population.

Hillary Clinton’s Endorsement List Erroneously Includes Mayor Ivy Taylor of San Antonio

Besides the mayor, Tommy Calvert, a commissioner in Bexar County, Tex., said he should not have been listed as having endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Villaraigosa, Newsom, Garcetti lead in poll for next governor

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and current L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti have the most support among state voters to succeed Jerry Brown as California’s next governor, according to a new poll. Among the three Democrats, only Newsom has officially launched a gubernatorial...

Clinton defends vulnerabilities at debate

Antonio Villaraigosa, former Los Angeles mayor and Hillary Clinton supporter, talks with Chris Matthews about Clinton's debate performance and how well she...

Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorses charter expansion effort

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed a controversial effort to more than double the number of the city's charter schools over the next eight years.

Villaraigosa to host Clinton fundraiser in Hollywood Hills home

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will host a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign at his newly purchased Hollywood Hills home.

San Antonio mayor gets more ammo in police, fire showdown

By Kenric Ward, Texas A new report could give San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor more legal leverage in contentious negotiations with the city’s police and fire unions.

Curbed Maps: Mapped: 30 New Los Angeles Parks That Replaced Blighted Lots

A photo posted by Happening In Highland Park (@happeninginhighlandpark) on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:06am PDT In 2012, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the 50 Parks Initiative, a public-private partnership with the goal of transforming vacant lots and...

Conservatives Launch Pre-Emptive Attacks on Sec. Julian Castro

One year ago, Julian Castro (former Mayor of San Antonio, TX) was sworn in as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Many people (including this...

Steve King Nonsensically Claims He's 'As Latino' As Julian Castro

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) either thinks he’s Latino or that Julian Castro, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio, is not.  Responding to a quote from Castro that said the “GOP can kiss the...Show More Summary

One Black, Texas Mayor is NOT Buying This Confederate Flag Hoopla

Mayor Ivy Taylor of San Antonio, Texas may be an African American and a Democrat, but she isn’t buying into all this rigmarole about the evils of the Confederate flag.

Veteran Dem Loses San Antonio Mayor's Race; AP Doesn't Name Her Party

A terse, five-paragraph June 14 Associated Press report on the results of San Antonio's mayoral election the previous day gave no indication of the party affiliation or political outlook of the winner or loser. Readers could only determine...Show More Summary

What THIS Black Woman Did in a Liberal Texas Town Has Democrats Shocked and Scared

The city of San Antonio, Texas has a new mayor and her victory has liberals and Democrats in this liberal stronghold in Texas scared. Why? Because she is a black

A Lil Positivity: Ivy Taylor Becomes San Antonio’s First Black Mayor By Clenching Conservative White And Hispanic Voters

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Ivy Taylor Becomes San Antonio’s First Black Mayor Via Reuters: San Antonio, the seventh-largest U.S. city and the only one of the 10 largest cities with a Hispanic majority, elected its first African-American mayor on Saturday in a closely

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