By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 10:02
It’s no secret that today’s millennials are in a serious debt crisis, but it looks like Hispanic youth are coming out ahead of their peers!
According to a survey conducted by the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. the average millennial carries about $27,800 in debt. Their Hispanic peers, however, carry an average of $18,000.
By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2013 - 15:30
A new study has found that 34 percent of Hispanics will speak only English at home by 2020, up from 25 percent. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, also found that three-fourths of all Hispanics ages 5 and older speak Spanish, but that number is projected to fall to two-thirds by 2020.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/14/2013 - 11:11
Bueno mi gente, we are on a roll this week! First, we found out that 'Upscale Hispanics' could be the answer to healing our middle class, and then Jennifer Lopez revealed how we Latinos in the United States are finally realizing our power.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 11:35
Latinos are enrolling into college more than ever. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, a record seven out of ten (or 69%) of Latino high school graduates enrolled into college during fall 2012. In contrast, the results are 2% higher than non-Hispanic whites and 6% higher than African Americans.
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 16:11
A recent study by Georgetown University revealed that choosing the right major in college is especially important for Hispanics, who annually earn up to $36,000 less than white and Asian college graduates.
Even with a degree in mechanical engineering, with which Hispanics earn the highest salary at $70,000, graduates still received $13,000 less than their white counterparts.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/15/2011 - 15:15
A new Pew Hispanic Center study of the recently released 2010 Census results shows that the growth of the Latino community in the United States outpaced all of the previous estimates. Out of the thirty-three states for which the census bureau has released a count of the Latino population, twenty-eight had more Hispanics than expected. In fact, Latinos have accounted for most of the discrepancy between 2010 Census counts and census estimates of states' total populations.
By Stacey Rivera | 10/15/2010 - 11:00
The Democrats are looking for Latinos, the CIA is looking for Latinos, the Girl Scouts are looking for Latinos…the news this week has been full of stories of organizations that feel we are lacking in participation.
According to our Editorial Director, Galina Espinoza, the Democrats can’t find us because they aren’t paying enough attention to our core needs, including education reform and while we are loyal, that doesn’t mean we will blindly vote.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/14/2010 - 11:38
For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collected national life expectancy data for the Hispanic population and what they found is that Hispanics live longer than whites and blacks, USA Today reports.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2008 - 17:09
Although it may seem as though we have made significant strides in this country with regards to race relations, the murder of Marcello Lucero serves as a stark reminder of how far we have yet to go.
Lucero, a 37 year old man of Ecuadorean descent was just walking down the street with a friend in Patchogue, LI late Saturday night when a group of seven teenage thugs attacked them without provocation.