New App Shoots to Mobilize Latino Millenials Ahead of General Election
Unidos offers users voter registration information and a bilingual news feed featuring stories relevant to young Latino voters.
New America Ferrera-Produced Series Will Highlight LA's Gentrification Woes
Peep the trailer for “Gente-Fied,” set in Los Angeles’ predominantly Latino Boyle Heights neighborhood.
Parents: Schools Not Preparing Students of Color for Future
From lack of funding to low expectations, a new survey finds that Black and Latino parents don’t trust public schools to help their kids succeed.
SURVEY: U.S. Afro-Latinos More Likely to Identify as White Than Black
The Pew Research Center survey also revealed that a quarter of Afro-Latinos report their race as “Hispanic.”
Could These Four Policy Changes Close the Racial Wealth Gap?
A new report recommends federal policies that could change the way low-income families of color save for the future.
STUDY: White Students See Asian-Americans as More Competent Than Blacks, Latinos
Researchers find that some students at prestigious universities subscribe to stereotypes that can impact everything from the workforce to the voting booth.
Unemployment Rate Ticks Up for Blacks, Drops Overall
There are more than 1.8 million black people looking for work.
Report: Latino and Black Kids Targeted With Junk Food Ads, Linked to Obesity
Study says that junk- and fast-food companies are targeting black and brown kids, and it’s contributing to higher obesity rates.
People of Color and Women More Likely to Be Bosses, But Still Overwhelmingly Work Lower-Paying Jobs
POC and women are running things more than ever before, but still languishing in low-paying service and labor jobs.
Census: There Are Now More Latinos in California Than Whites
Census bureau says Latinos now outnumber whites in California, with 14.99 million people.
Texas Clinics In Danger After Court Upholds Anti-Abortion Law
Fifth Circuit court upholds restrictive provisions of Texas’ restrictive law, leaving half the state’s clinics in danger of closure.
Latino Voters Key to Passing Environmentally Friendly Laws
Study finds that Latino voters were crucial to the passage of environmental initiatives in 2014.
The Silencing of a Radio Legend
The corporate giant iHeart Radio has pushed “The Art Laboe Connection,” a classic oldies-but-goodies show, out of L.A. Here’s one Latino writer’s love letter to the show and the DJ he was raised on.
Child Tobacco Workers in U.S. Linked to Marlboro, Newport, Camel Cigarettes
Some of the children–who are mostly Latino U.S. citizens–are as young as seven years old.
The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles
In Los Angeles this weekend? Check this out.
Keeping it Real About Our Growing Economy
Five reasons why the sunny projections probably don’t mirror your reality
The Crisis in Black and Brown Youth Unemployment
With one out four blacks and one out of six Latinos under the age of 25 without work, a generation of youth of color risks falling behind.
Could I Be Both Trayvon Martin AND George Zimmerman?
Three questions we should all ask ourselves as the messy business of 21st century racial identity becomes a distraction in the public discussion of Trayvon Martin’s killing.
Poll: Half of Latino Voters Think the I-Word Is Offensive
Nearly 50 percent of Latinos who participated in a recent study thought the phrase “illegal immigrant” was offensive. So why do trusted media outlets continue to use it?
The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers
Latino and Asian immigrants are the fastest-growing segments of the South, but their voting power still lags.