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Hispanic AGENDA, 8/23/2014

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WASHINGTON (NEWSCHANNEL 8) - Immigration reform advocates are preparing for what they hope turns out to be the largest protest in months against the Obama administration's deportation policy.

In the days to come, activists will march and some are expected to engage in acts of civil disobedience, all to urge the president to come through on his promise to address the issue through a series of executive orders. Don’t miss a special report from Telemundo’s Leonardo Feldman.

Plus, the disturbing images of protests as well as rioting in Ferguson bring new attention to the racial divide in America. Don’t’ miss the Roundtable as our panelists discuss race relations in America and how communities of color can empower themselves by engaging in the civic process.

Then, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Selena Gomez, Eva Longoria and an ever-growing list of celebrities and fans alike have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The Roundtable discusses the success of the viral campaign and considers other issues affecting our communities that could benefit from emulating the ALS organization’s brilliant campaign.

Don't miss it... Saturday afternoon at 6 on NewsChannel 8.

Hispanic AGENDA airs in English on Saturdays at 6p.m. on NewsChannel 8, and in Spanish on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. on Telemundo Washington.

 

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