Meet one of the youngest warriors you'll ever get to know. @perezreports has more on Latino communities struggling to find bone marrow donors and matches, as we follow 9-year-old Alfredo Diaz, who is battling a rare genetic disorder. @NewsGarcia
Each year, the Latino Scholarship Program at the University of South Florida adds 40 new students and funds 100 returning recipients. All told, more than $4.2 million in scholarships has been awarded to more than 600 students.
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A bail relief crowdfund set up by @viewsfromnas has raised over $43,000 for The Bail Project. 70% of people in U.S. jails are pretrial — most unable to afford bail and disproportionately POC. Black/Latino men are systemically given higher bail than white men for similar crimes.
CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, who is black and Latino, and his team were arrested by officers early this morning in Minneapolis. Not far away, CNN journalist Josh Campbell, who is white, says he was "treated much differently."
Almost 8,000 ballots in Georgia and Florida have been flagged for errors or rejection, reports @NBCNews — most of them cast by Black, Asian and Latino voters. So far, at least 1,565 mail-in ballots in Georgia have been rejected. About 50% of them are from Black voters.
NEW: Biden draws distinction between diversity within Black and Latino communities, telling @NPR’s@lourdesgnavarro that “unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes.."