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Roundtable: Blacks and the Latino Community

NPR's Farai Chideya is joined by Marcello Suarez-Orozco, a professor at Courtney Sale Ross University and co-director of immigration studies at New York University; Lydia Camarillo, vice president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project; and Kevin Powell, author, lecturer and cultural commentator. They discuss politics, economics and cultural issues in the Latino community and how they affect African-Americans.

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Farai Chideya
Farai Chideya is a multimedia journalist who has worked in print, television, online, and radio. Prior to joining NPR's News & Notes, Chideya hosted Your Call, a daily news and cultural call-in show on San Francisco's KALW 91.7 FM. Chideya has also been a correspondent for ABC News, anchored the prime time program Pure Oxygen on the Oxygen women's channel, and contributed commentaries to CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and BET. She got her start as a researcher and reporter at Newsweek magazine. In 1997 Newsweek named her to its "Century Club" of 100 people to watch.