(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced a landmark civil rights settlement Wednesday with the city of Hesperia, California, and its sheriff's department over allegations they illegally discriminated against Black and Latino renters. Under the terms of the settlement, which requires final sign off from a... 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.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- The grief is palpable in Uvalde, Texas, three months after the shooting at Robb Elementary School took the lives of 19 young students and two teachers. The streets of the small city are lined with signs and murals honoring the 21 lives... Read More.
(SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio) -- A second Sheffield Lake police officer has filed a charge of discrimination with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission against former police chief Anthony Campo. A.J. Torres, the police department’s only Latino officer, spoke publicly about the race and religion-based harassment he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The recent mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, have bound in tragedy and trauma two communities of color – one Black, one Latino. Now, members of those communities are exploring potential paths forward to healing and reform. In the... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- The list of mass shootings in Texas in recent years goes on and on. Uvalde. El Paso. Santa Fe. Sutherland Springs. Latino anti-gun violence advocates in Texas say they are exhausted following the most recent school shooting in Uvalde. They have been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Camila Cabello is making the most of Mental Health Awareness Month by opening up about her own struggles, and encouraging her fans to do the same. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the "Bam Bam" singer said she wants to continuing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Census Bureau said it undercounted Black, Latino and Native American residents in its 2020 national population count, according to a survey released Thursday. Latinos were undercounted at a rate of 4.99%, nearly equivalent to the lack of representation in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Caroline Altagracia, a college student at the University of Albany, said she became interested in cryptocurrency while still in high school. "It's definitely been an empowering journey," Altagracia. "I feel like when I initially was intimidated, I had to kind of get... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marginalized communities, especially those with higher-than-average minority populations, are more likely to be exposed to air pollution in the U.S., according to new research. Communities with large populations of Black, Asian and Hispanic or Latino residents have been found to experience more... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Voting rights activists from Mi Familia Vota said after years of being ignored, they are seeing significant investments from politicians trying to reach out to the Latino community. As the largest non-white ethnic group in the United States continues to grow, Latinos... Read More.
(SANTA ANA, Calif.) -- The California Department of Justice is investigating the fatal shooting of an unarmed Latino who police said they considered a suspect and whose family said was experiencing a mental health crisis during an hours-long standoff in Santa Ana, California. "We're investigating... Read More.