By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2010 - 10:43 | 0 Comments
Next week's elections have caused a lot of hollering about Latinos and our impact, which got us thinking about the most inspiring Latino politicians we've seen on TV and in movies (since we haven't had that many in the United States government in real life yet!).
Here are our favorite Hollywood politicians:
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/28/2010 - 12:49 | 2 Comments
With the 2010 midterm elections coming up you’re probably wondering what effect the nationwide backlash against undocumented immigrants has had on Latinos as a community. The short answer: Worry and some division, according to a Pew Hispanic Center poll released today.
Most Latinos—81 percent—think that illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay (with 53% of these...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/25/2010 - 12:15 | 0 Comments
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2010 - 08:30 | 3 Comments
For decades, Latino students have lagged behind when it comes to higher education. But a new study by The Education Trust recently found that a number of universities have not only closed the performance gap but are now graduating Latinos at higher rates than whites. ...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/20/2010 - 15:45 | 3 Comments
As if a recent Pew Hispanic Center report stating that half of Latino registered voters plan not to vote on November 2 weren’t shocking enough, now a Republican group calling itself Latinos for Reform, headed by Robert de Posada, is actually encouraging a poll boycott in online and TV ads.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2010 - 09:30 | 0 Comments
A recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics revealed some interesting data regarding the ethnic breakdown of wireless data users.
Do you still have a landlines or do you rely on your cell phone and other wireless technology for most of your communication and information needs? Take a guess at our poll question below. We'll be back at the end of the...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/19/2010 - 12:15 | 0 Comments
President Obama will sign an Executive Order into law today at 1:50PM that will renew the administration's commitment to education for Latinos. The signing of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics follows a week-long National Education Summit and Call to Action hosted by the U.S. Department of Education which...
By Jazmin Perez | 10/13/2010 - 13:49 | 1 Comment
The 8th annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is on October 15, with kick-off events starting today across the country.
Community leaders and elected officials gathered this morning at New York’s City Hall to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic among Latinos in the U.S., and unite against hate crimes.
New York State in...
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