Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Census: Whites No Longer a Majority in US by 2043

By Hope Yen, Associated Press/NBCLatino Click on picture to read story.

Monday, March 26th, 2012

A Letter To Geraldo Rivera From A Hoodie-Wearing Black Latina

By Jackeline Stewart Dear Geraldo, A three-piece suit and a tie would not have saved Trayvon Martin’s life.  Urging black and Latino parents to “not let their children go out wearing hoodies” and saying that the 17 year-old’s hoodie holds...

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Are Latinos Going To Start “Passing” As White?

Now that it’s common knowledge that Latinos are the country’s burgeoning ethnic group, and given that this group routinely identifies as white on the Census, it begs the question as to whether or not Latinos will go...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Celebrating Black History Month By The Numbers

By The U.S. Census Bureau To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years,...

Friday, January 13th, 2012

What’s It Like To “Choose” Between Being Black Or Latino?

Mun2 TV created a very compelling video filled with interviews from afro-Latinos discussing their trials and tribulations with living in a world that tries to force them to “choose” between being Latino or black. The 10-minute video...

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

A Latina Dates A Black Man & The U.S. Approves – Hooray?

By Christina Rodriguez One of the things I’ve learned from my relationship with my African-American boyfriend is that there are people who: are truly accepting of others’ choices think it’s wrong, or aren’t openly against it but...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

WANTED: A Latino Al Sharpton (Mullet Preferred)

As official Latino spokesperson (via unanimous election), many people presume that El Guapo would readily add the role of “Latino Sharpton” to his resumé – a dapper man, with great hair who appears from the ether in...

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

8 More Major Cities Now Have White Minorities

Eight major metropolitan areas can have joined the ranks of minority-majority regions, according to a new study. Data from the 2010 Census showed that Washington D.C., Memphis, Las Vegas, New York City and four other locations, joined...

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Why Isn’t Zoe Saldaña On Any Magazine Covers?

Zoe Saldaña’s career highlights, and the surprising holes in it, were highlighted this week by Allison Samuels in The Daily Beast. Basically was Samuels says is that, despite Saldaña’s huge success, she hasn’t been featured on a...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Would A Latino James Bond Alter Stereotypical Perceptions?

By Dustin Mendus The idea of an African-American 007 has been tossed around in the past few years, if my memory serves. “Bond 23,” the next installment in the long-running franchise, is on the horizon, but this...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Bien Hecho: Perú’s First Afro-Latina Cabinet Minister

Grammy winning singer Susana Baca is now also a culture minister in Perú, and she’s being celebrated not just for her talents in that position, but also because she’s likely the first ever afro-Latina cabinet minister in...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Bien Hecho: Arturo Schomburg Gave Voice to Afro-Latinos

By Efrain Nieves Arturo Alfonso Schomburg was a Puerto Rican historian, writer, and activist in the United States who researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. Schomburg  was born...

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Half Of Male Grads of Color End Up In Jail, Jobless Or Dead

Nearly half of young men of color age 15 to 24 who graduate from high school will end up unemployed, incarcerated or...

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Website Aims To Be Resource For Multicultural Families

Seeing as how about 15% of all marriages in the United States are between people of different races or ethnicities, and given recent Census results suggesting this trend will likely continue, now seems like a good time...

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