LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former LAUSD teacher Sal Castro, who joined his students in East LA school walkouts in 1968 to protest inequities in educational opportunities for Latinos and whose efforts were documented in the 2006 HBO film “Walkout,” died today.
(AP) – He is being hailed with pride and wonder as the “first Latino pope,” a native Spanish speaker born and raised in the South American nation of Argentina. But for some Latinos in the United States, there’s a catch:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Welcome to the new off-white America. A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A study finds that U.S.-born children of Hispanic immigrants are more likely than their parents to say they are Democrats as they integrate into American life.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More students than ever are applying for undergraduate admission at the University of California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Following an election where Latinos showed their growing political influence, a coalition of groups is coordinating a gathering of top Latino entertainers at the Kennedy Center in a series of events ahead of President Obama’s inauguration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive one of the nation’s highest arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after a group said Latinos have been largely excluded.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has more Hispanics than any other state, by far, but you’d have to look elsewhere for those being talked about as ascending stars on the national political stage.
NEW YORK (AP) – Tony Bennett doesn’t speak Spanish and he was not familiar with most of the Latino artists he recorded with for his new album, “VIVA Duets.” But to his delight, the great […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – An attorney for a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally arresting Latinos without probable cause to boost deportations says the lawman isn’t interested in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. […]