Latino Youth

REPORT: Young Black and Latino Men Want to be 'Heard, Not Judged'

The report—created by a market research firm—also found that they need “trusted resources” for mental health and skills development.

Black, Latino Kids with Autism More Likely Than Whites to Lose Motor Skills

Autism is marked by myriad racial disparities.

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

Parents and students appealing the ban argue it violates the First and 14th amendments and goes against teachers and education expert recommendations.

Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation

The Lopez family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff’s deputy accused of killing the 13-year old.

FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting

The 13-year-old was shot dead by police last week while walking home from school.

Meet the New Gerber Baby: Mary Jane Montoya

On November 6, 2012, the same day millions of Latinos took to the polls to vote, Gerber announced the winner of their latest Gerber baby photo contest.

Poll: Obama Has Latinos' Support, But Not Necessarily Their Vote

And a young undocumented immigrant responds to Obama’s latest overture to Latino voters.

NYPD Cop 'Accidentally' Shoots and Kills Unarmed 20-Year-Old Latino

An innocent and unarmed 20-year-old was shot by the NYPD while fleeing a robbery in the Bronx.

Pew Report: Record Numbers of Latinos in US Colleges, Public Schools

Latinos are now, for the first time, the largest minority group among the nation’s four-year college and university students.

Los Fixie Riders: L.A. Latino Teens on Why They Prefer Fixed Gear Bikes

Taking a cue from velodrome Olympians and city bike messengers, Latino teens are tricking on bikes without gears.

La Casa Azul Becomes East Harlem's Little Bookstore That Could

At a time when many mainstream booksellers and publishers are struggling to survive, a new independent Latino-owned bookstore in East Harlem showed that community support can be strong business capital.

Less Affluent Expected to Adopt iPhone When it Comes to Virgin Mobile; Insiders Warn Prepaid Market is Less Regulated

Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.

NYC Budget Cuts Could Displace 10,800 Low-Income Kids

Day care centers in the city’s Latino, Asian and black communities are the hardest hit.

Ya Es Oficial: White Births No Longer a Majority in the U.S.

Latinos continue to be the nation’s fastest growing group with their population increasing by 3.1 percent since 2010.

Presente.org Names Arturo Carmona as its New Executive Director

The country’s pre-eminent online Latino advocacy organization largely responsible for removing Lou Dobbs from CNN has a new director.

Record College Enrollment Doesn't Mean Upward Mobility For Most Latinos

Despite record numbers in Latino college enrollment, experts say that we’re a long way from closing the income gap.

Why Los Angeles Police Can't Ticket Students on Their Way to School

Observers say that black and Latino students were ticketed most often. Now, advocates are searching for policies that actually work.

31 Million U.S. Kids Live in Poverty Today As Racial Inequality Deepens

More than one in three black kids–a full 36 percent of black youth–live in poverty, along with 31 percent of Latino children.