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Child Tobacco Workers in U.S. Linked to Marlboro, Newport, Camel Cigarettes

Child Tobacco Workers in U.S. Linked to Marlboro, Newport, Camel Cigarettes

by Aura Bogado on May 14 2014, 3:18PM

Some of the children—who are mostly Latino U.S. citizens—are as young as seven years old.

Topics: /NOW, Society

The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles Play

The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 1:32PM

In Los Angeles this weekend? Check this out.

Topics: Culture

Keeping it Real About Our Growing Economy

Keeping it Real About Our Growing Economy

by Imara Jones on March 13 2014, 7:00AM

Five reasons why the sunny projections probably don’t mirror your reality

Topics: Economic Justice

The Crisis in Black and Brown Youth Unemployment

The Crisis in Black and Brown Youth Unemployment

by Imara Jones on January 15 2014, 7:00AM

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.

Topics: Economic Justice, Jobs Crisis, Schools & Youth

Could I Be Both Trayvon Martin AND George Zimmerman?

Could I Be Both Trayvon Martin AND George Zimmerman?

by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld on April 11 2012, 9:18AM

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.

Topics: Trayvon Martin

Poll: Half of Latino Voters Think the I-Word Is Offensive

Poll: Half of Latino Voters Think the I-Word Is Offensive

by Mónica Novoa on March 12 2012, 2:24PM

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?

Topics: Drop the I-Word

The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

by Julianne Hing on March 7 2012, 9:47AM

Latino and Asian immigrants are the fastest-growing segments of the South, but their voting power still lags.

Topics: Politics

Latinos with Bachelor Degrees Increased by 80% in Last Decade, But Achievement Gap Persists

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 5:25PM

For the first time ever, more than 30% of U.S. adults 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree, but Latinos are still far behind.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Univision in Talks With ABC News to Launch 24-hour Cable News Network

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 1:33PM

A “long-brewing business plan” between the Walt Disney Co. and Univision Communications Inc. to create a new 24-hour cable-news channel that will broadcast in English was uncovered by the Washington Post on Tuesday.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Latinos: Only Group Whose Employment Numbers Have Returned to Pre-Recession Levels

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 3:33PM

The LA Times is reporting that Latinos recovering more quickly from the recession than other demographic groups.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Latinos See Strong Presence in 2012 Oscar Nominees List

Latinos See Strong Presence in 2012 Oscar Nominees List

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 11:30AM

Latinos, the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, are seeing themselves in several Oscar categories.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ricky Martin Isn't Getting Married--But He is Having a Baby Girl This Year

Ricky Martin Isn’t Getting Married—But He is Having a Baby Girl This Year

by Jorge Rivas on January 6 2012, 10:14AM

The Latin popstar says he’s dying for a little girl.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Latino-Owned Businesses Are Leading the Recovery

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2012, 3:39PM

The number of Latino-owned businesses with more than $1 million in revenue grew to over 44,000 in 2007, up from just 29,000 five years earlier.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, /NOW

Report: 66 Percent of Hate Crime Victims Targeted Because of Anti-Latino Bias

Report: 66 Percent of Hate Crime Victims Targeted Because of Anti-Latino Bias

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2011, 11:35AM

As the country becomes browner, hate crimes against Latinos are on the rise.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

Univision News Poll: Obama Holds Advantage with Latino Voters

Univision News Poll: Obama Holds Advantage with Latino Voters

by Jorge Rivas on November 10 2011, 2:53PM

Latinos still support Obama. But it’s not because they think he’s a great president.

Topics: Politics

Sofia Vergara's Colombian Relatives Think She Should've Won an Emmy for Best Dress

Sofia Vergara’s Colombian Relatives Think She Should’ve Won an Emmy for Best Dress

by Jorge Rivas on September 23 2011, 5:25PM

The Colombian actress explains how her family thinks acting awards ceremonies are like beauty pageants.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Half of Latinos in U.S. Live in Country's Most Polluted Cities

Half of Latinos in U.S. Live in Country’s Most Polluted Cities

by Jorge Rivas on September 22 2011, 2:03PM

Latinos face major health risks from delayed implementation of new EPA air pollution rules.

Topics: Health

Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez and George Lopez Win ALMA Awards

Modern Family’s Rico Rodriguez and George Lopez Win ALMA Awards

by Jorge Rivas on September 13 2011, 12:05PM

The annual awards show honors the spirit and accomplishments of Latinos in the media.

Topics: Media

Spanish-Language News Grows as English Media Slumps

Spanish-Language News Grows as English Media Slumps

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2011, 10:24AM

Spanish-language newspapers, magazines, television and radio shows all experienced growth in 2010. And Univision is launching a 24-hour news channel.

Topics: Media

TBS Cancels 'Lopez Tonight,' Leaving TV Even Whiter Now

TBS Cancels ‘Lopez Tonight,’ Leaving TV Even Whiter Now

by Jorge Rivas on August 11 2011, 10:44AM

Whether or not you think George Lopez’s jokes are funny, it’s alarming that a country that’s quickly becoming more diverse has a media that seldom shows it.

Topics: Media

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