Lin-Manuel Miranda says his support of Georgia political candidates is rooted in commonalities rather than star power.
The leaked LA City Council recording underscores long-simmering racial tensions. But the city also has a history of Black-Latino partnership, which activists hope to build on in the wake of scandal.
A wide range of Latino communities in the United States are affected by climate-driven storms, floods, droughts and heat waves, and are leading the charge to address global warming.
In the 2020 presidential election Hispanics demonstrated their power in Georgia when the growing ethnic group overwhelmingly supported Democrat Joe Biden over incumbent Donald Trump in a race decided by fewer than 12,000 votes. But heading into this November’s midterm election, Latino voters in Georgia say political parties and candidates are guilty of ignoring their concerns.
Those households are struggling to stay afloat, according to a new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The 2020 census revealed Georgia’s non-white population is growing rapidly. Now, three news organizations catering to the needs of Georgia’s minority audiences have formed the Ethnic Media Collaboration, designed to bring insightful news and information to communities of color.
On today's show: A Republican leader in the state Senate filed a bill to eliminate drop boxes, which have enabled voters to cast absentee ballots more easily. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to announce later this week that Rivian, one of the country’s largest manufacturers of electric vehicles, is set to build an assembly plant in Georgia.
Growing numbers of Latinos turned a mysterious census category into the country's second-largest racial group. Researchers say that makes it harder to address racial inequities over the next decade.
The report discovered that the biggest growth among Hispanics in the media industry was in service jobs, while management jobs had the lowest representation.
Opinions around the word Hispanic versus Latino or the newer Latinx are rooted in personal experiences. Here's a look at how more than 62 million people in the U.S. fall under the Hispanic umbrella.
Party planners say they are overrun by families who still want the traditional ceremony, which has taken on a new meaning — the celebration of life, and the remembrance of loss.
The white population is still the largest racial group in the U.S. Whether it is declining depends on how you define "white." Narrow definitions, researchers warn, can be misleading and dangerous.
To close the vaccination gap among Latinos in Colorado, health workers are bringing the shot to neighborhoods and soccer games, and drawing on trusted networks of friends and family.
Getting COVID-19 tests and vaccine to essential workers on commercial farms and in meatpacking plants requires more than a pop-up clinic miles away. A positive test can be financially devastating.
A predominantly Latino church in Colorado has seen very high numbers of COVID-19 among congregants. They say their county has not gone far enough in implementing public health standards.