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Young voters from newer immigrant families lean liberal
Eighty-seven percent of those age 18 to 30 support allowing children brought to the U.S. illegally to stay legally        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Immigration to the United States California Hispanic and Latino Americans Immigration President of the United States
Asians are now the fastest-growing group in U.S. as Latino population slips, study finds
The growth of the U.S. Latino population — once the nation's fastest growing — slowed considerably over the last seven years and slipped behind that of Asian Americans amid declining Hispanic immigration and birth rates, a study released Thursday found. The Pew Research Center study, which analyzed...
2946 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Population Demography U.S. state New Mexico Alaska California Hispanic and Latino Americans
Black-focused housing at Cal State L.A. draws criticism, but it's nothing new
The debut of a new housing option at Cal State Los Angeles is attracting a lot of attention, starting with its name: the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community. The on-campus housing is meant to gather those interested in issues concerning the black community. Twenty-four students are...
2605 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Los Angeles California Native Americans in the United States Race Hispanic and Latino Americans White American Oregon
Young voters from newer immigrant families lean more liberal
WASHINGTON — Young Hispanic and Asian-Americans who are immigrants or have an immigrant parent are more likely to be liberal in their views on politics and immigration than those with families who have been in United States longer, a new GenForward poll shows.
-1 points by Boston Herald | United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Immigration to the United States California Hispanic and Latino Americans President of the United States Immigration
Certain Hispanics more likely to die of breast cancer
Study shows mortality rates differ for Hispanic subgroups in the U.S.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Cancer Breast cancer Hispanic and Latino Americans United States Mortality rate Oncology American Cancer Society Breast
Police: Man exposed himself twice in Chicago Lawn
Police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a female two days in a row this week in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Chicago Transport United Kingdom Hispanic and Latino Americans African American Race White people
The fastest-growing counties for Latinos are in . . . North Dakota?!
Yup. And most of them don't speak Spanish, either.
228 points by The Washington Post | New Mexico United States Hispanic Hispanic and Latino Americans California Population Spanish language Arizona
Growth of Nevada’s Hispanic population slows, reflecting national deceleration
Clark County is now considered a slow-growing county in terms of Hispanic population growth, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
8 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | United States Hispanic and Latino Americans Population United States Census Bureau Demography White American Late-2000s recession California
Certain Hispanic women more likely to die of breast cancer than others
Study shows mortality rates differ for Hispanic subgroups in the U.S.       
604 points by USA Today | Cancer Breast cancer Hispanic and Latino Americans United States Mortality rate Oncology American Cancer Society Breast
Turner urges rejection of 'offensive' textbook
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday called on the Texas State Board of Education to reject a controversial textbook on Mexican heritage that the board is considering for use during the 2017 school year.
896 points by The Houston Chronicle | Mexican American Education United States School New Mexico Hispanic and Latino Americans Teacher Stereotype
Child sexually assaulted in Albany Park store
Chicago Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a child Monday in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood.
11 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Special Investigations Unit White American White Hispanic and Latino Americans Hispanic and Latino Americans North Community areas of Chicago Mexican American
68-year-old man missing from Little Village
Police are looking for a 68-year-old man who went missing Saturday from the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
950 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Hispanic and Latino Americans Southwestern United States Police White Hispanic and Latino Americans White American Color New Mexico Chicago
Man tries to lure girl from school grounds in Gage Park
A man tried to lure an 11-year-old girl from the grounds of Sawyer Elementary School before someone intervened Friday in the Gage Park neighborhood.
47 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Hispanic and Latino Americans Police Southwestern United States Texas Green Chicago New Mexico Gage Park Chicago
Beechview gathering a show of solidarity for nation's immigrants
About 75 people gathered for a rally and march through Beechview today in solidarity with those honoring the national "Day Without Immigrants" strike.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Donald Trump Spain United States Department of Homeland Security Hispanic and Latino Americans Immigration Immigration to the United States United States Thomas Merton Award
Hundreds in metro Detroit protest on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Rally forms in Clark Park in southwest Detroit as about 100 businesses shut doors in support of immigrants        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration to the United States Immigration Mexican American Hispanic and Latino Americans Spain
16-year-old girl missing from Little Village
A 16-year-old girl was reported missing Sunday night from the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
78 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Native Americans in the United States Arizona Democratic Party Police Hispanic and Latino Americans Colorado Texas North
Jessica Alba was told she wasn’t white enough to be leading lady
Jessica Alba became a leading lady despite what Hollywood had to say.
1185 points by Daily News | Mexican American Jessica Alba Good Luck Chuck Fantastic Four Hispanic and Latino Americans Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Invisible Woman Demographics of the United States
Morgan Stanley worker cites cruel videos in discrimination suit
The worker argues the company video fosters a “discriminatory atmosphere" in his lawsuit.
28 points by Daily News | Pleading Dustin Hoffman Morgan Stanley Hispanic and Latino Americans Employment
Man missing from Marquette Park
Police are looking for a man who was reported missing late Wednesday from the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Texas Denim Police Hispanic and Latino Americans Facial hair Arizona Eye Los Angeles International Airport
Nation's only Latina governor denounces 'racist' charge
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The nation's only Latina governor is denouncing a charge by a white former mayor of Santa Fe that she is a racist. A spokesman for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says comments made by former Santa Fe Mayor David Coss at an immigrant rights rally ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New Mexico United States Hispanic and Latino Americans California Hispanic Donald Trump Santa Fe New Mexico Arizona
Tulsa proposes new African-American Affairs Commission
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Leaders in Tulsa are proposing an ordinance that would create the city's first African-American Affairs Commission. Mayor G.T. Bynum and City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper announced the proposal Monday for the new commission, which would consist of 23 members. They say the Greater Tulsa Area African-American Affairs ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Native Americans in the United States Black people Race Race Hispanic and Latino Americans Demographics of the United States Proposal African American
Appeals court upholds judge's ruling on Pasadena elections in voting rights case
A federal appeals panel ruled unanimously Friday in a high-profile voting rights case that Pasadena's upcoming May elections will proceed as planned using a 2011 system, as ordered by a lower court judge who declared the current system discriminatory against Hispanics.
158 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Elections Voting Election Voting system Hispanic and Latino Americans Judge Hispanic
Andre Ward reflects on his struggle to become a popular champion
Andre Ward has an African American mother. He looks African American and he knows society views him as African American. As he wondered aloud about why this should influence his boxing career and shared his disappointment over what fighters of his background have to do to receive mainstream recognition,...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Oscar De La Hoya Manny Pacquiao Mexican American Ricky Hatton World Boxing Council Hispanic and Latino Americans Juan Manuel Márquez White American
3 in custody after man stabbed to death at Hawthorne Race Course
Three people are in custody after a man was stabbed to death Wednesday evening at Hawthorne Race Course.
15 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Stabbing Penetrating trauma Injuries Chicago Dagger Hispanic and Latino Americans
Trial in Houston suburb voting rights lawsuit to begin
HOUSTON (AP) - A trial in a lawsuit alleging a Houston suburb's system of electing city council members discriminates against Hispanics is scheduled to begin in federal court. The lawsuit, filed by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, is challenging Pasadena's 2013 decision to eliminate two ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Elections Election Hispanic and Latino Americans New Mexico Mexican American Mexico Plurality voting system
Rural Hispanic voters — like white rural voters — shifted toward Trump. Here's why.
Hispanic Americans just might have diverse political opinions — like white Americans.
499 points by The Washington Post | New Mexico Household income in the United States Hispanic and Latino Americans Voting United States Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Southwestern United States
Hispanics are gaining at the ballot box, but few are actually on the ballot
Just 2 percent of U.S. officeholders are Latinos, who make up 17 percent of the population.
597 points by The Washington Post | United States Hispanic and Latino Americans Mexican American United States Senate New Mexico Democratic Party California Harry Reid
Feature: 27 Million Potential Hispanic Votes. But What Will They Really Add Up To?
For decades, political analysts have heralded the Latino vote as a “sleeping giant” that will solidify Democrats’ hold on power. But in cycle after cycle, turnout remains dismal.
-1 points by The New York Times | Voter turnout Hispanic and Latino Americans Voting Democracy Voter registration Election Hispanic Elections
She once compared Donald Trump to a 'street dog.' Now it's her job to sell him to Latino voters
It would be hard to find a more potent example of the Latino success story than Helen Aguirre Ferre. Her family, of Nicaraguan descent on her father’s side, started Miami’s earliest Spanish-language newspaper in the 1950s, easing the cultural transition for the waves of exiles who fled Cuba after...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Republican Party Immigration Donald Trump Hispanic and Latino Americans Republican National Committee Miami Immigration to the United States
She compared Donald Trump to a 'street dog.' Now she's in charge of selling him to Latino voters
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says he will release new health records, putting pressure on Hillary Clinton Sept. 12, 2016, 7:53 a.m. Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California this week after a diagnosis of pneumonia. Donald Trump makes an appearance in Baltimore Monday before heading...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Republican Party Immigration Donald Trump Immigration to the United States Barack Obama Hispanic and Latino Americans Republican National Committee
Man sexually assaulted girl in Albany Park
Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a child in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side Monday evening. The man approached a girl in a store in the 3300 block of West Lawrence Avenue around 7 p.m., according to a news release from the Chicago Police Department. He then...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Police Chicago Police Department Police brutality White American White Hispanic and Latino Americans Hispanic and Latino Americans Detective Sexual assault
The woman tasked with selling Donald Trump to Latinos may have the toughest job in politics
It would be hard to find a more potent example of the Latino success story than Helen Aguirre Ferre. Her family, of Nicaraguan descent on her father’s side, started Miami’s earliest Spanish-language newspaper in the 1950s, easing the cultural transition for the waves of exiles who fled Cuba after...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Republican Party Immigration Donald Trump Immigration to the United States Barack Obama Hispanic and Latino Americans Republican National Committee
Sparks can fly when generations clash
Mamis, abuelas and modern-day mujeres sometimes have different takes on life and love.       
93 points by USA Today | Family Marriage Hispanic and Latino Americans Famke Janssen Miami Hispanic Mother Demographics of the United States
Man shot in arm in Little Village
A man was shot late Friday in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Texas Automobile Mount Sinai Hispanic and Latino Americans Dallas Mount Sinai School of Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital Transport
Black, Hispanic aldermen block $3.5B O’Hare bond issue
In a rare show of force, the City Council’s Black, Hispanic and Progressive caucuses joined forces Friday to block Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to issue $3.5 billion in bonds to bankroll O’Hare Airport projects amid concerns about minority participation. Concerns about a dearth of blacks and Hispanics riding the gravy train of airport contracts and […]
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Chicago City Council members Rahm Emanuel Hispanic and Latino Americans Chicago City Council Alderman Contract Hispanic