“Blue Beetle,” director Ángel Manuel Soto says that he didn’t think too much about the “Latino side of things” when visually crafting the film alongside Mexican screenwriter Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.
Louisiana education officials say a measure of state students’ overall proficiency in key subjects increased 2 percentage points for the 2022-23 school year.
Teachers are leaving jobs in growing numbers, state reports show. The turnover in some cases is highest among teachers of color.
A government watchdog group is asking federal regulators to investigate a $500,000 contribution to a super PAC backing Miami Mayor Francis Suarez’s presidential bid by a shop selling artificial flowers.
European Union and Latin American leaders have concluded a summit that was supposed to be a love-in after eight years of separation, but instead ended with aggravation over the failure to unanimously support even a bland statement on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine..
Archeologists have found a pre-Hispanic mummy surrounded by coca leaves on top of a hill in Peru’s capital next to the practice field of a professional soccer club.
President Joe Biden’s small but notable past missteps when courting Hispanic voters have some activists worried that his reelection campaign won’t get crucial details right ahead of the 2024 election.
Almost half of all voters in the 2022 midterm elections cast their ballots before Election Day either by mail or through early voting, with Asian and Hispanic voters leading the way.
A coding error in an annual survey by the U.S. Census Bureau has offered unprecedented insight into how large numbers of Brazilians in the U.S. identify as Hispanic.
Catholics remain the largest religious group among Latinos in the United States, but the number of Latinos who identify as religiously unaffiliated continues to grow.
The U.S. Census Bureau says 43% of Hispanics either didn’t respond to the question asking them to select their race or selected the “some other race” box on the 2020 census form.
NEW YORK (AP) — A rise in tennis participation around the United States over the past three years has been boosted by increases among Hispanic, Black and Asian players, the U.S.
A group of Hispanic lawmakers in Connecticut has proposed that the state follow Arkansas’ lead and ban the term “Latinx” from official government documents, calling it offensive to Spanish speakers.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts auto dealership has agreed to pay $350,000 to resolve allegations that it charged Black and Hispanic customers more than white customers for certain add-on products such as paint protection and remote starters, the state attorney general’s office said Tuesday.
A Middle Eastern and North African category would be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes would be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify.
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is tapping into a debate that’s sharply divided Latinos with her decision to ban most state agencies from using the gender neutral term Latinx.
Wisconsin Democrats are calling for the Republican leader of the state Senate to remove his appointee to the state’s bipartisan election commission over comments he made about minority turnout in Milwaukee.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Black and Hispanic voters in Wisconsin’s largest city say a Republican election commissioner publicly applauding GOP strategies he credits with depressing minority turnout are a public admission of a conservative strategy in place for years.
A Republican member of Wisconsin’s bipartisan elections commission is standing by comments he made crowing about depressed turnout among Black and Hispanic voters in heavily Democratic Milwaukee, saying he won’t resign as a fellow commissioner and others have called on him to do.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s population has been growing more diverse for decades. Now its lawmakers are catching up.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s most populous county is going bilingual on social media, with Clark County officials saying they hope new social media pages unveiled Friday will bridge the communication gap with Spanish-speaking residents.
Law enforcement authorities say a 20-year-old gunman who fatally shot three people at an Indianapolis-area mall over the summer told his ex-girlfriend he didn’t expect to make it to 21.
Spain’s Queen Letizia has visited Los Angeles to open a center dedicated to the growth and promotion of the Spanish language and culture.
PHOENIX (AP) — The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting nine people in the Phoenix metro area over an 11-month span has been pushed back again, this time to February 2024.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Black and Hispanic people incarcerated in New York state prisons are more likely than white people to face further punishment once they wind up behind bars, according to a state inspector general report released Thursday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the southern edge of New Mexico’s largest city is a Hispanic neighborhood that used to be made up of a patchwork of family farms and quiet streets, but industrial development has closed in over the decades, bringing with it pollution.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic challenger Gabe Vasquez has won election to Congress in New Mexico’s 2nd District, defeating incumbent Rep.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham won reelection Tuesday to a second term by defeating Republican Mark Ronchetti on pledges to safeguard access to abortion and sustain public spending on social safety-net programs.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two Democratic congresswomen won reelection to seats in New Mexico on Tuesday while it was too early to call the winner in the state’s only other district, defended by incumbent Republican Rep.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Border Democrats in Texas held the line in two key House races on Tuesday night, but Republicans didn’t come away empty handed, gaining one seat after an aggressive play to remake the U.S.