The Origins and Formation of the Latino Community in Northeast Ohio, 1900 to 2009

  title={The Origins and Formation of the Latino Community in Northeast Ohio, 1900 to 2009},
  author={Jos{\'e} O. Sol{\'a}},
  journal={Ohio History},
  pages={112 - 129}
In August 2009, Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed as a Justice on the Supreme Court, making her the first Puerto Rican to sit on the court. For individuals of Latino/Hispanic ancestry, this was a moment of pride and joy. In the course of the nomination and the hearings, members of the Senate and others spoke about her background and accomplishments to demonstrate how the American dream was still possible. The process also brought forward critics and skeptics who focused on particular statements… 
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