"My story is the story of the Bronx. It's a story of struggle, but it's also one of overcoming." Rep. @RitchieTorres made history as the first latino'>Afro-Latino openly gay man elected to Congress. Quicktake's @jasonkellynews profiled Torres for Portrait. Watch:
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.."
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."
A woman accused of beating a 92-year-old Latino man with a brick in Los Angeles last July 4 — telling him to "Go back to your country" — has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.