Almost Half of U.S. Public School Students are Minorities, Teachers Not Even Close
Almost Half of U.S. Public School Students are Minorities, Teachers Not Even Close
By Latina Staff | 05/05/2014 - 11:05

The Center for American Progress and the National Education Association are calling attention to a nationwide school "diversity gap."


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Lack of Gay Latino Characters
Where Are the Gay Latino Characters on TV?
By Lee Hernandez | 02/22/2012 - 12:19

Last night’s winter finale of FOX’s hit show Glee—entitled “On My Way”—addressed the issue of gay teen suicide. After being outed and bullied by his football teammates at school, a tortured and hopeless Dave Karofsky (Max Adler) attempted to take his own life by hanging himself in his closet. The scene, which was scored with Darren Criss’s performance of Young and the Giant’s “Cough Syrup,” was gripping, heartbreaking—and in light of the gay teen suicides of the last few years—ripped from the headlines.


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Grading the Networks: Diversity Report Card Series
7 Reasons There Aren’t Enough Latinos on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 13:07

Why aren't there more Latinos on TV? That's a question we ask often here at Latina. So this fall, we set out to grade the major TV networks (and some cable networks, too) to find out if they're featuring enough Latinos in their primetime shows. Read on to find out which networks made the grade (and which ones failed). 

Do the Emmy Awards Only Reward Latina Stereotypes?


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Baby
Census Shows White Babies Now the Minority
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.


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