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Sandra Lilley

Sandra Lilley is managing editor of NBC Latino.   

Sandra Lilley is managing editor of NBC Latino.   

Latest from Sandra Lilley

7h ago

14 colleges and universities are lauded for boosting Latino enrollment and retention rates

Fourteen colleges and universities earned a national distinction, the 2023 Seal of Excelencia for programs that help enroll, retain and graduate Latino students.

Many Latinos who can't speak Spanish have been made to feel bad about it, new data shows

Latinos' views on the importance of Spanish, how it relates to identity and if they're shamed for not speaking it are in a new Pew Research Center report.

NBCUniversal News Group chairman Cesar Conde among top honorees at Hispanic Heritage Awards

Latinos in media, entertainment and business are being recognized at the 36th Hispanic Heritage Awards, including NBCUniversal News Group chair Cesar Conde, Café Tacvba and Siete Foods.
32d ago

Spanish prosecutors investigating soccer president who kissed World Cup player

Spanish prosecutors opened an investigation of Spain's soccer federation chief, officials said Monday, in connection with his kiss on the lips of a player shortly after Spain won the World Cup.

What was it like to live through Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria? Esmeralda Santiago makes sure we don't forget

Esmeralda Santiago in her new book "Las Madres" takes readers into Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, offering an indelible portrait of the island's people during one of its toughest chapters.
73d ago

Man lost at sea and rescued with his dog vows to sail again: 'I'll always be on the water'

Tim Shaddock, who was stranded at sea with his dog Bella, says he will “always be in water” after a storm left him drifting aimlessly without power for three months.
78d ago

Latino Cabinet members tout Biden's immigration policies amid congressional impasse

Speaking to Latino NALEO members, Latino members of President Joe Biden's Cabinet defended the administration's efforts on immigration and the economy.
93d ago

Four things students need to know after the Supreme Court ruled against affirmative action

Here are 4 things aspiring college students of color should know about what to expect after the Supreme Court ruled against affirmative action.

Trump's long game with Latino voters is apparent after his historic arraignment

Trump used his arraignment as an opportunity to campaign with Miami Latinos, a group he's cultivated steadily since he became president.

Aging in Puerto Rico is a struggle for families fragmented by migration

Puerto Rico is aging faster than most places and older adults and seniors lack caregivers as younger Puerto Ricans left for jobs in the U.S. mainland.