Quote of the Day


When I became an agent, I was one of seven Latinos, and there were 10,000 white male FBI agents. They said, ‘We don’t discriminate.’ I said, ‘There’s nobody to discriminate against.’

– Former FBI agent Bernardo Perez, on the challenges faced by the Bureau’s Hispanic employees in the 1960s. An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report released this morning found the proportion of Hispanics in the federal work force has increased in recent years, but their representation still lags far behind the percentage of Hispanics in the national work force.


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