By Latina Staff | 04/08/2014 - 09:19
One in three of the more than 47 million Hispanics in the U.S. decided write in their race when filling out the 2010 U.S.
By Latina Staff | 10/21/2013 - 10:06
The U.S. Census Bureau released a data visualization gallery to highlight the distribution of the Latino population by specific origin throughout the United States.
The census mapped 22 different groups of origin for those who identified as Hispanic or Latino on the 2010 census. According to the maps, Mexico ranks as the country of origin with the highest population number in the U.S.
By Jill Pankow | 12/14/2012 - 13:30
According to predictions from the most recent census, it may be as soon as 2043 that white people will no longer be the majority race in the United States. This shift in the racial make-up of the country has implications that are already affecting the nation politically, socially, and economically, and reevaluating how minorities are viewed in the U.S.
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 10:06
It became more apparent when evaluating the 2010 Census that Americans are diversifying their views of race. One in 14, or 21.7 million of the United States Census takers chose to write in their own response when it came to when identifying their race. Terms such as “Arab,” “Mexican,” “Haitian,” and “multiracial” were frequent responses according to NBC Latino.
By Lee Hernandez | 07/14/2011 - 13:27
When nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, we were elated to hear Sofia Vergara’s name among the nominees. The Colombian actress—a scene-stealer on ABC’s Modern Family—received her second consecutive Outstanding Supporting Actress nomination for her work on the hit comedy.
By Fox News Latino | 06/23/2011 - 15:00
For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the U.S., part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that is set to reshape everything from American culture to government policies.
The findings, based on the latest government data, offer a preview of final 2010 census results being released this summer that provide detailed breakdowns by age, race and householder relationships.
By Latina Staff | 03/25/2011 - 12:02
With the news coming out yesterday that the Latino population in the U.S. grew 43% since 2000, we thought we would check in with President of Univision Networks, César Conde. As we reported in January, Univision aims to be the top TV network in the U.S. by 2015. As of February, they were the number 4 network, beating NBC.
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00
The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.
By Fox News Latino | 02/16/2011 - 12:52
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By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/15/2011 - 15:45
It’s time for Latinos to put on their boxing gloves and get ready to fight: It’s redistricting time and the stakes for our political clout have never been higher —say Latino leaders.
“Because of the size of the Latino population, this redistricting will determine the political destiny of Latinos for the next 10 years,” says Rosalind Gold, senior director of policy, research and advocacy for the National Association of Latino Elected Officials. “We need to make sure that our growth in population translates into political opportunities.”