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50 percent of Asians and 29 percent of whites have earned a college degree, compared with 18 percent of blacks and 13 percent of Hispanics.


Pew Research

The latinozation of American politics

Nearly one-quarter of Hispanics in the United States are former Catholics, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center. By comparison, about 10 percent of all Americans are former Catholics

Maps of latinos in U.S. by country of origin

Fewer than half of adult Latino citizens voted in the 2012 presidential elections, according to the U.S. Census

LINKS

Why gays won while blacks & latinos lost

How to get along with other Americans

Backing off of hate

The politics of ethnIcity, gender and zipcode

How the affirmative action debate could have gone better

 
GROUPS
American Latino Redux
New America Media
National Institute for Latino Policy

READING

GETTING ALONG WITH 300 MILLION AMERICANS WHO AREN'T QUITE LIKE YOU

THE VISCIOUS MYTH EVEN ACADEMICS, THE MEDIA & LIBERALS ACCEPT

Civil Rights History from the Ground Up. This powerful anthology challenges established myths about the civil rights movement – that it started with an unplanned impulse by Rosa Parks to sit in the front of a bus, that it was the product of Martin Luther King’s vision, that it took place only in the South, and so on. Contributors also examine debates within the movement over sexism, nonviolence, and other issues.Work Site

 

 

 

 

Hailing baseball's latino past

2016

Latinos without health insurance down by a third

Latino growth rate in US at modern record low

Clinton's latino lead grows

How latinos are helping the economy

Nearly six in ten latinos are millenials or younger.

One of the reasons there's so little effort to organize blacks and latinos around common causes is the belief that the two cultures don't get along that well. In fact, according to a Pew Research survey, 70% of blacks say they get along pretty or very well while 57% of latinos agree

77% of latinos view Trump unfavorably

How latinos feel about politics

Thanks to Trump, 45% of latinos see GOP as hostile, up from 18% in 2012

2015

Buying a house as a Latino

Hispanic Californians began to narrowly outnumber white Californians sometime in the first half of 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in late June.Hispanic Californians began to narrowly outnumber white Californians sometime in the first half of 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in late June.

Son of migrant farmworker named US poet laureate

More than half of Millenials in LA are bilingual

2014

Obama losing latino support

Low turnout among latinos

Latinos live long, but are ill prepared for it

Cesar Chavez: The Story of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

More Puerto Ricans on mainland than on island

Latinos become dominant ethnicity in California

Hispanic activists vow to keep pressing White House over deportations

Latino media market a tough one to tap

Leading latino leader calls Obama "deporter in chief"

Alternative sexuality among latinos

This year, latinos become California's largest ethnic group

Fewer than half of adult Latino citizens voted in the 2012 presidential elections, according to the U.S. Census

Poll shows differences among Latinos in U.S.

Puerto Rico in serious trouble

2013

Harper's Magazine - Portion of U.S. public-school students who are Latino: 1/4 ... Portion of US children’s books published annually that are by or about Latinos: 1/50

Latinos now majority of those sent to federal prison for felonies

Latinos lag in voter registration

There are a total of 240 Hispanic mayors from 15 states but there are 35,000 towns and cities in the country and latinos now constituted 17% of the population.

Alternative sexuality among latinos

Maps of latinos in U.S. by country of origin

Latino speakers increasing as latino speaking declines by generation

Latinos dramatically underrepresented in state governments

Latino college acceptance rate higher than others

Latinos strong on eco issues

The Death of the Chicano Left

Federal judge upholds ban on Mexican American studies

2012

Latino poverty rates climb to 28 percent

Latinos own 3% of TV stations, blacks less than 1%

Younger Cubans getting more liberal, too: The Wall Street Journal notes that Cuban-born voters living in Florida voted for Mitt Romney, 55% to 45%.However, American-born Cubans voted overwhelmingly for President Obama, 60% to 40%.

Latino growth rate dips in many cities

Tucson schools ban Chicano, Native American books, grab them from children's hands

2011

Latinos make up nearly half of all Texas births

Latinos now outnumber blacks in colleges

28% of nation latino or black

Nearly two thirds of latino voters sat out 2010 election

Latino population growing in the suburbs

California latino population up 28%

Latinos now majority of students in California's public schools...

MORE THAN ONE IN SEVEN LATINOS WOULD LEAVE U.S. IF THEY COULD

The Latino population has grown by more than 30 percent since the year 2000 in the first 16 states for which the U.S. Census Bureau has released data,The Latino population doubled in in South Dakota, Mississippi, Maryland, and Arkansas in the last decade, growing at 10 times the rate of the non-Latino population in those states. Latinos are also responsible for the majority of population growth in the states of Texas, Florida, Arizona and Nevada, - New America Media.

MAJORITY OF AMERICANS APPROVE OF ETHNIC PROFILING

OHIO DENIES CITIZENSHIP TO PUERTO RICANS

Stats: 37% of Texas is Latino

2010

U.S. LAWS SUPPRESS MUSLIM CHARITIES

HISPANIC OR LATINO?

ACLU CHALLENGES LAW AIMED AT LATINO DAY LABORERS

STUDY FINDS 60% OF TRAFFIC TICKETS WENT TO LATINOS IN A TOWN ONLY 6% HISPANIC

LATINOS, BLACKS POLL HEAVILY PRO-ECOLOGYMORE

2009

RECESSION HURT HISPANICS MOST

GROWTH OF LATINO ELECTORATE

TALK OF LATINO BOYCOTT OF CENSUS