(HOUSTON) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday announced its first-ever predatory mortgage lending lawsuit against a Houston-based developer they accuse of swindling tens of thousands of Hispanic borrowers into buying flood-prone homes with loans that were designed to fail.Officials say Colony Ridge used targeted ads... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Carolina Pino was pregnant, she discovered she lived in a so-called maternal care desert, a county with limited or no access to maternity care services.Pino said the closest hospital where she could deliver her baby was more than 20 miles... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Evelin Miranda first noticed something was off with her husband, Eddie, about 10 years ago, when he started picking her up from work late. Then, her son Miguel told her Eddie hadn't been paying bills on time."Things just weren't getting better,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are close to five million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that contribute over $800 billion to the U.S. economy annually.To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, ABC News' Good Morning America is spotlighting... Read More.
(FORT CAVAZOS, Texas) -- The U.S. Army base formerly known as Fort Hood in central Texas was officially changed to Fort Cavazos on Tuesday during a ceremony at the III Armored Corps Headquarters in honor of the first Latino four-star general in the Army,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the total of mass shootings in the United States this year climb, a new report focuses on gun violence in Chicago, suggesting that over half of the city’s Black and Hispanic population and a quarter of its white population have... Read More.
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Thousands of books in Duval County schools in Florida are subject to review due to three state laws impacting certain subjects in education, including race, gender and sexual orientation, according to county officials.The books are under review based on several laws that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the mpox outbreak first struck the United States over the summer, experts said it was mostly affecting minority men.But new federal data published Thursday shows that among the few hundred cases diagnosed in women -- less than 3% of total... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to be hospitalized with the flu in the United States, new federal data shows.A new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday looked at data from the 2009-10 through the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the early days of the monkeypox outbreak in the United States, Hispanic and Latino men may have been disproportionately affected.While data from the CDC is limited and fewer than 50% of cases include information about race/ethnicity, it indicates that there... Read More.
(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) -- Seventh-grade Spanish class was the first time Alex Del Dago sat down with the intention of learning his father’s native language. Although simplistic, this class served as the gateway for meaningful communication with his grandma, whom... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sept. 15 marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. For many across the country, this is a way to celebrate Latino culture for a few weeks with food, music and festivals.Daily, Latinos in the U.S. are... Read More.