4 days ago
"In 2007, Hispanic organizations criticized PBS and filmmaker Ken Burns for inadequately representing the contributions of Latinos in his 15-hour documentary on World War II.
20 days ago
President Barack Obama has met with Latino leaders ahead of an upcoming trip to Mexico and Costa Rica.
62 days ago
More than 1 in 4 people ages 18-64 will be Latino.-The white population, now at 197.8 million, is projected to peak at 200 million in 2024, before entering a steady decline in absolute numbers.
63 days ago
The proposal is based on census research that finds many Latinos do not identify with the current race categories.
87 days ago
The Pew Research Hispanic Center in Washington, a respected demographic research institute, found that the Latino population in the U.S. swelled from 35.2 million to 51.9 million.
99 days ago
In addition, state lawmakers are scheduled next week to read a memorial about his contributions to Latino education.
103 days ago
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, a nonprofit affiliated with the Congressional caucus, said there 31 Latinos in the U.S. House of Representatives.
106 days ago
Ari Gutierrez, chairwoman of the Latino Equality Alliance, a Los Angeles-based group of gay, lesbian and transgender Hispanics, said important inroads have been made since the election.
119 days ago
Antonio Banderas, Rosario Dawson, Marc Anthony and other entertainers are scheduled to appear at the event, called the "Latino Inaugural 2013: In Performance at the Kennedy Center."
123 days ago
Following an election when Latinos showed their growing political strength, a coalition of Latino groups coordinated the inaugural gathering.
124 days ago
Latino Inaugural 2013 is being billed as a party within a party that will celebrate Hispanic arts and culture while recognizing the emerging strength of Latino voters.
124 days ago
The event will feature legendary Latino performers Rita Moreno and Chita Rivera - who will perform "Bosom Bodies" - comic George Lopez and singers Marc Anthony and Jose Feliciano, among others.
131 days ago
San Antonio philanthropist and business leader Henry Munoz III, who is coordinating the entertainment event with Longoria and Andres Lopez, said Latinos deserve a place at the center of U.S. culture.
150 days ago
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights complaint against a North Carolina sheriff over what it says is his systematic racial profiling of Latinos.
174 days ago
To historians, Kennedy's appearance at the Rice Ballroom in Houston was likely the first time that a president officially acknowledged Latinos as an important voting bloc.