Soledad O'Brien's #IAmLatinoInAmerica Seeks to Amplify Latino Voices

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Latino population in the United States has grown by nearly 20 million people since 2000, so it is time to amplify their voices and especially their votes, says a prominent Latina.

Award-winning journalist and media maverick Soledad O'Brien brought together prominent Hispanic leaders and activists at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem in New York City on Monday for a spirited discussion on voting rights, public education expansion and Hispanics' changing representation in the mainstream media as part of the "I Am Latino In America Tour."

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