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        Latino Rebels

      • Why Do Americans Want Puerto Rico to Join Their Decaying Democracy? (OPINION)
        Americans who believe their democracy is under threat should speak clearly and honestly to the people of Puerto Rico about the state of the union and reflect on whether they can in good conscience urge Puerto Ricans to join it. The post Why Do Americans Want Puerto Rico to Join... Read more »
      • Visiting Mexican Grandfather Among Seven Killed at July 4th Shooting Near Chicago
        On Monday a gunman opened fire at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, a suburb 30 minutes north of Chicago, killing seven people and injuring at least 47 others. One of the victims, Nicolás Toledo, a Mexican national visiting family, died at the scene. The post Visiting... Read more »
      • From EL FARO ENGLISH: Nicaragua’s Ortega Finds Complicity in Central American Presidents
        Central American leaders are averting their gaze from Nicaragua's Ortega-Murillo regime, aware that picking a fight with the most consolidated autocracy in Central America would give more oxygen to criticism of corruption and human rights violations in their own countries. The post From EL FARO ENGLISH: Nicaragua’s Ortega Finds Complicity... Read more »
      • Activists Tear Down Illegal Construction on Puerto Rico Beach
        On Monday, after more than a year of protesting and occupying the beach, environmental justice activists destroyed parts of the illegal construction that Sol y Playa Condominium was building on Los Almendros beach in Rincón, Puerto Rico. The post Activists Tear Down Illegal Construction on Puerto Rico Beach appeared first... Read more »
      • Migrants in Texas Trailer Tragedy Died Seeking Better Lives
        LAS VEGAS, Honduras (AP) — Children set out hoping to earn enough to support their siblings and parents. Young adults who sacrificed to attend college thinking it would lead to success left their country disillusioned. A man already working in the U.S. who returned to visit his wife and children... Read more »
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        Hispanic Network Magazine | A Hispanic News Source

      • How a Musician Turned Cosmetics Executive Spends Her Sundays
        By Kaya Laterman, The New York Times In 2019, Sandra Velasquez, a longtime musician most recently with the band Pistolera, … Continue reading How a Musician Turned Cosmetics Executive Spends Her Sundays → The post How a Musician Turned Cosmetics Executive Spends Her Sundays appeared first on Hispanic Network Magazine... Read more »
      • Renowned Latina chef helps spread word about free summer meals for kids, teens
        By Edwin Flores, NBC News Latina chef, author and TV personality Lorena Garcia is partnering with a national nonprofit group … Continue reading Renowned Latina chef helps spread word about free summer meals for kids, teens → The post Renowned Latina chef helps spread word about free summer meals for... Read more »
      • 7 Latina-Owned Secondhand Shops That Promote Sustainability
        By Tess Garcia, Refinery 29 Like many immigrants, Latines have a complicated history with secondhand shopping. Some of us grew … Continue reading 7 Latina-Owned Secondhand Shops That Promote Sustainability → The post 7 Latina-Owned Secondhand Shops That Promote Sustainability appeared first on Hispanic Network Magazine | A Hispanic News... Read more »
      • At 17, she was her family’s breadwinner on a McDonald’s salary. Now she’s gone into space
        By Jackie Wattles, CNN A rocket built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin carried its fifth group of passengers to the edge of … Continue reading At 17, she was her family’s breadwinner on a McDonald’s salary. Now she’s gone into space → The post At 17, she was her family’s breadwinner on... Read more »
      • Juan Toscano-Anderson Becomes First Player of Mexican Descent to Win NBA Title
        By Kiko Martinez, Remezcla Golden State Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson has become the first player of Mexican descent to win … Continue reading Juan Toscano-Anderson Becomes First Player of Mexican Descent to Win NBA Title → The post Juan Toscano-Anderson Becomes First Player of Mexican Descent to Win NBA Title... Read more »
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        Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project

      • Appendix: Additional tables
        The post Appendix: Additional tables appeared first on Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project.... Read more »
      • Methodology
        Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both... Read more »
      • Acknowledgments
        This report was written by Luis Noe-Bustamante, Research Analyst; Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Senior Researcher; Khadijah Edwards, Research Associate; Lauren Mora, Research Assistant; and Mark Hugo Lopez, Director, Race and Ethnicity research. Editorial guidance was provided by Lopez; Tanya Arditi, Communications Manager; Kiana Cox, Research Associate, Jens Manuel Krogstad, Senior Writer/Editor; and... Read more »
      • 3. Latinos divided on whether race gets too much or too little attention in the U.S. today
        Over the last decade, the United States has been deeply engaged in a national conversation surrounding race and racial discrimination, from the Black Lives Matter movement to growing attention about racial inequality and structural racism in America to concern about the rise in violence against Asian Americans. For U.S. Latinos,... Read more »
      • 4. Measuring the racial identity of Latinos
        How we measured racial identity among Hispanics The survey used the following four questions to assess the racial identity of Latinos: What is your race or origin? White Black or African American Asian or Asian American Two or more races Some other race or origin How would most people describe... Read more »
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        Blog - Latino Decisions

      • Alex Padilla, Latino Champion of Voter Access, New California US Senator
          In a historic event, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has been appointed as United States Senator by Governor Gavin Newsom. Secretary Padilla, who has a mechanical engineering degree... The post Alex Padilla, Latino Champion of Voter Access, New California US Senator appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
      • Fifteen Competitive Congressional Districts Latinos Will Decide in 2022
        With the country more divided than ever, the Democrats secured the White House for the next four years and it was undoubtedly with the help of people of color across... The post Fifteen Competitive Congressional Districts Latinos Will Decide in 2022 appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
      • Latinos and the Environment
        By Edward Vargas Latino voters indicate that the President and Congress should reinstate and enforce regulations that existed prior to the Covid-19 pandemic and create clean jobs and green infrastructure... The post Latinos and the Environment appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
      • Native American Voters Help Biden Take the State of Arizona
        The importance of the Native American vote in 2020 was most apparent in Arizona, a state that had not gone to the Democrats since 1996. A key swing state in... The post Native American Voters Help Biden Take the State of Arizona appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
      • Native Americans Overcome Major Obstacles; Part of Voting Coalition That Led Biden to Victory
        There was major enthusiasm about the Native American electorate’s potential role in the 2020 election outcome following a historic 2018 mid-term election where the importance of the Native American population... The post Native Americans Overcome Major Obstacles; Part of Voting Coalition That Led Biden to Victory appeared first on Latino... Read more »