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Latinos 18% of US Population But Nearly Invisible in Movies

NEW YORK — Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population and 24% of its frequent moviegoers, yet they rarely see themselves on movie screens. A new study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative finds that Latino representation in film lags significantly behind...
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How Latinos Can Help in Fight Against Climate Change

In California, climate change is a personal issue. We seem to be experiencing its earliest effects much more dramatically than the rest of the country. But Latinos are truly on the front lines. Construction, farming, manufacturing all draw heavily on Latino...
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California’s Educational Crisis Framed by Two Events: Walters

In case you missed it, a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles is allowing an education lawsuit to proceed against the state. The lawsuit contends that California’s public schools have failed to adequately teach reading to some black and Latino students. Cal...