It’s Oscars season, which means some of the best and the brightest talents in cinema will be recognized for their work on one of film’s top stages. While the awards have been plagued with backlash due to their lack of diversity, leading to movements likes #OscarsSoWhite, it is still one [...]
Author: Alejandra Arevalo
Alejandra Arevalo has published 16 articles.
While there has been a growing teacher shortage in the United States for a couple years already, the pandemic accelerated and aggravated this trend. A recent investigation by ABC News found that more than three quarters of states are facing teacher shortages, especially for specialized roles like special education and [...]
There is no denying the world is obsessed with Latin music right now. From Bad Bunny’s unsurpassed 2022 World’s Hottest Tour revenue, to Shakira’s record-breaking BZRP Music Session, Latin artists are growing like never before. However, the Latin artists at the top of the charts are mostly representative of Reggaeton [...]
Like many Latinos, Jasmine Garsd grew up living and breathing fútbol. She left her home city, Buenos Aires, for the United States two decades ago, but her passion for the sport and support for Argentina’s national soccer team remains intact. The NPR criminal justice correspondent is stepping out of her [...]
Latinos are driving the growth of the American labor force. In spite of this fact, Latino workers are regularly the targets of prejudice, often in the form of colorism and criticism towards their accents, according to a recent study by LinkedIn. The U.S. Department of Labor reports 29 million Latinos [...]
Life expectancy in the United States fell 1.5 years in 2020, and declined even more for members of the Latinx community, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The decline represents the sharpest life expectancy fall in a single year since World War II. [...]