Stories tagged: "latinos"


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Long Lines and Broken Machines Couldn’t Stop These Black and Latino Voters In Georgia

In spite of long delays, these two Latinos and a Black mother and son showed up to cast their ballots. This is what their experience at the polls was like.

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COVID-19 Leaves People of Color Struggling to Pay the Bills

A new poll shows 39% of Latinos and 37% of Black/African-Americans have already skipped a bill, compared to 13% of white participants.

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Students With Debt Could See Relief — But They Need To Read The Fine Print

The coronavirus relief package offers new dollars for K-12 schools and student loan forgiveness, but this only applies to loans held by the federal government.

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Photo Essay: Faces Of Our Essential Workers

New York can't survive without the hard work of thousands of so-called essential workers. We wanted to put a face to their sacrifice during this pandemic.

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Less Than 16% Of Latinos Can Actually Work From Home

Racial and ethnic inequality strike back as Latinos and Blacks can't say "we are working from home too," a study shows.

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A Massive Effort Is Underway to Ensure California Latinos Get Counted in 2020 Census

The Latino Community Foundation in San Francisco is one of several groups in the state working to help connect the dots for people on how participation affects their day-to-day lives.