Latino Unemployment Rate Rises As National Rate Declines
Latino Unemployment Rate Rises As National Rate Declines
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 14:20

On August 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States' had added 162,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate down from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent.

Unfortunately, this decline does not seem to apply to the Latino population.


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19

A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.


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NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/31/2013 - 13:06

Looks like New York City mayor candidates should be busy seeking out the Latino vote.

According to The Huffington Post, Hispanics could possibly make up a quarter of potential voters in NYC's mayoral election.


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Eva Longoria Speaks Up on Education At NCLR Conference
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 10:01

The National Council of la Raza (NCLR) conference is going on right now in New Orleans, and Eva Longoria stooped by over the weekend to sit as part of a panel speaking on the importance of education.


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Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 09:55

While political pundit Ann Coulter and Rep. Steve King have claimed that Latinos nearly always vote Democrat, a new analysis is disproving their theory.


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There Are Now As Many Latinos in California as Non-Hispanic Whites
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 15:14

Mi gente, as of today, there are just as many Latinos in California as there are non-Hispanic whites.


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NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out About English-Only Rule
NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out Against English-Only Rule
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:19

The NYPD has reprimanded a total of 10 officers for speaking Spanish while on the job. Now the head of the National Latino Officers Association is ready to retaliate against the English-only policy.


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LGBT Family Acceptance
Family Acceptance is Main Concern for LGBT Latino Youth
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 15:34

Being a young LGBT is not easy, but being an LGBT Latino is probably even harder! According to an article by the Huffington Post, the biggest concern for LGBT Latino youth is family acceptance.


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In NYC, More Latinos are Graduating High School
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 15:24

It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.


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Valentine's Day: Latinos Looking for Love Online
Valentine's Day: Latinos Looking for Love Online
By Fox News Latino | 02/14/2013 - 12:13

Love is in the air – or at least it is on the internet.

From dating web sites to social media love connections, over 27 percent of single American’s have reported dating someone they met online.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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