A recent Pew Hispanic Center study indicates that a majority of people described by the Hispanic/Latino label still prefer to identify according to their family’s country of origin.
Advertisers using Facebook’s self-serve ad platform have always had a few different options when targeting users. Now an “Ethnic” option has been added with only one choice: Hispanic (US).
More than 18 million Latinos checked the “other” box in the 2010 census, up from 14.9 million in 2000. It was an indicator of the sharp disconnect between how Latinos view themselves and how the government wants to count them.
President Barack Obama's campaign officially started a new effort on Thursday that is meant to persuade Latinos to support his re-election bid in the 2012 cycle. It is known as Project Vote, and its purpose is to make sure that all people possible are registered to vote.
The 12-member committee that is supposed to come up with long-term solutions to the nation’s financial problems has one lone Latino member.
It’s kind of sad to think that a federal judge is going to have to spend time deciding in coming days whether or not a heavily-Latino town in the Chicago suburbs has a mayor who goes about using ethnic slurs.
It was earlier this month that anti-abortion activists decided to erect a series of billboards en Español meant to discourage Latinas from considering abortion in the event they became pregnant. Those billboards – sponsored by the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles group – didn’t even last a month.
Do you need “evidence” as to how out-of-whack our nation’s immigration policy has become? I see those reports coming out recently about how Latinos comprise nearly half the number of people prosecuted by the federal government and sent to prison as the ultimate evidence.
Los Americans is an eight-part series that focuses on a multi-generational, middle-income Latino family living in Los Angeles. The series features Latino-Americans in a realistic and complex manner seldom seen on television or the Internet.
The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund may well have a mass of lawsuits it files this year against several states, all of which it thinks did an inadequate job of acknowledging the Latino population growth that occurred in their states.
Still trying to find out the self-identification of Latinos when it comes to the question of race; which in 2000 was 48 percent white, 42 percent other, 8 percent American Indian and 2 percent African-American.
Throughout the years, there have been tales of women who came to this country thinking they were headed for a better life only to be put into situations where they had no choice but to sell their bodies for sexual purposes – often with some man gaining the profit from her physical activity.