"Everyone wants to know when this really large voting group is going to punch its weight."
I've always said great leaders deal in hope. And that's what Maria Teresa does, hope to inspire, educate and mobilize young Latino voters. Hope to provide young Latinos the opportunity to leverage the astounding numbers of our population.
It's time for accountability and responsibility, but the answer is not suppressing the Latino vote.
There were 415 Latino inmates in Illinois State prisons and local jails per 100,000 residents in 2005, compared to 223 whites and 2,020 blacks.