The census takes place every 10 years to apportion the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and to distribute federal funds based on the population count, so an undercount means our Latino community will be underrepresented politically and lose significant amounts of federal funds over the next 10 years.
The true reality is that the nation is becoming increasingly diverse with Latinos in the forefront of this shift alongside Asians, Blacks, and persons identifying with multiple racial categories.
A growing Latino population doesn’t automatically translate to political power. Texas won’t turn blue on its own.
More than 100,000 U.S. Latinos have now lost their lives to COVID-19. This past week we went over this lamentable threshold.
While Republicans have defended and enabled Trump to carry out his dastardly deeds with impunity, not only have many of them lost their integrity and soul but they are sacrificing their own political party.
As in April, Latinos continued to have the highest unemployment rate in May with 17.5% of the civilian labor force without a job, though the rate eased downward from the earlier month
The data trends presented here suggest that people of color have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 virus and the pandemic is nowhere over yet.
The newly released data from the April 2020 Current Population Survey (CPS) demonstrates yet another way in which the pandemic has hurt many Latinos and their families.
There is much need for information concerning the impact of the COVID-19 on the Latino community.
With the ravages of the coronavirus, it is easy to have forgotten about the notice from the Census Bureau about participating in the 2020 Census.
Welcome to Ames, Iowa. At ISU, there was literally a handful of Chicana/o students then: Alberto from the Valley, Jerry from Omaha, Maria from Chicago, Rupert from San Antonio, and me from the Valley.
If Trump is not removed from office, we cannot see it as “business as usual.”
Trump did not pull the trigger, but his irresponsible words and deeds contributed to this.
Donald Trump is undeniably a racist. There, that was not so hard to do. Despite his racist behavior on the campaign trail and now as president, the mainstream American public, including traditional Democrat politicians, have either refused to acknowledge Trump’s racism or have simply bitten their tongue. It took a racist, hate-filled tweet berating four […]