Homes in Black and Latino Neighborhoods Still Undervalued 50 Years After US Banned Using Race in Real Estate Appraisals
Racial inequality in home values is greater today than it was 40 years ago, with homes in white neighborhoods appreciating $200,000 more since 1980 than comparable homes in similar communities of color.
There is a very real danger that the move to remote learning could reinforce the very inequalities immigrant students already encounter in U.S. schools.
Little is said about the substantial contributions that Central Americans have made to U.S. society over the past 30 years.
Latin America’s recovery from coronavirus will require significant change to the region’s labour markets.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau is having a harder time than in the past counting all Americans, and is now saying its workers will spend less time trying to count everyone.
It’s a pandemic within the pandemic. Across Latin America, gender-based violence has spiked since COVID-19 broke out.
Black and Latino Essential Workers Experience Greater Safety Concerns Than Their White Counterparts (Study)
Black and Latino essential workers are more likely to experience food, child care and housing insecurities than their white co-workers, in addition to safety concerns.
How California’s COVID-19 Surge Widens Health Inequalities for Black, Latino and Low-Income Residents
While everyone is at risk, low-income, Black and Latino Californians are dying at higher rates than high-income and non-Latino whites, and analyses suggest these gaps are widening.
Statues of the Spanish missionary Junípero Serra were recently toppled in the U.S. cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles and Sacramento as part of a national movement for racial justice sparked by the police killing of George Floyd.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, made a decision on July 6 regarding international students in the U.S. that will affect far more than just the roughly 870,000 international students themselves.
The United States and Brazil have much in common when it comes to the coronavirus.
Domestic workers are central figures in Brazil, a hidden workforce that keeps society running.
Native communities in North America have been disrupted and displaced for centuries. Many face long-standing food and water inequities that are further complicated by this pandemic.
Even before COVID-19, infectious disease spread rapidly among Salvadoran prisoners.
Moreover, black men’s physical bodies are viewed as potential weapons that could invoke bodily harm, even when they are not holding anything in their hands or attacking.
The current situation of a global pandemic invites reconsideration of similar situations that happened in the past, such as the great plague in Europe in the 14th century, or the successive and devastating influenza and measles epidemics (amongst others) which decimated indigenous populations in the post-Columbian era in Latin America, and especially in the Amazon.
Dead bodies are lying at home and in the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador, a city so hard-hit by coronavirus that overfilled hospitals are turning away even very ill patients and funeral homes are unavailable for burial.
Remittances shelter a large number of poor and vulnerable households, underpinning the survival strategies of over 1 billion people.
The Long History of US Racism Against Asian Americans, From ‘Yellow Peril’ to ‘Model Minority’ to the ‘Chinese Virus’
In the United States, Asian Americans have long been considered as a threat to a nation that promoted a whites-only immigration policy.
We are among 250 population scientists and health specialists from around the globe who have issued a stark warning to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: governments must increase COVID-19 testing in the region before it is too late.
In a study published on April 6, I found Latino U.S. citizens’ deportation fears to be on the rise. Whereas 41% worried about deportation in 2007, 48% did in 2018. This amounts to about 13.6 million Latino U.S. citizens fearing deportation.