Countries across the Americas are tweaking their census to better understand their population, allowing them to create more responsive policies. The US still has a ways to go.
America’s selective colleges and universities become less diverse if the Supreme Court shoots down affirmative action in higher education, an expert on the subject warns.
Arizona has been a reliable vote for GOP candidates for the past 70 years. But the 2020 election of Democrat Joe Biden underscores the political impact of the state’s changing demographics.
Some Spanish-speaking activists are already using a different gender-inclusive term, arguing it’s a better replacement for Latinx.
Hispanics born in the US have worse health outcomes than Hispanics in the US who were born in countries from which they emigrated.
A study shows that low-income communities and communities of color are bearing the brunt of the energy industry’s pollution in the region. The risks also extend to the unborn.
Women of color are woefully underrepresented in leadership positions in higher education. What will it take to turn things around?
One way in which Latino voters vary is where they or their forebears came from. In states like Florida, that difference matters.
The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
The political implications of the citizenship question made this case politically volatile and controversial – even for the Supreme Court.
By 2050, the US will be a ‘majority-minority’ country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.
Hispanics oppose Trump’s immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
In the US, non-whites have higher birth rates and make up the bulk of new immigrants. As white people lose their demographic majority, some will resist the accompanying political changes.
The Voting Rights Act offers language assistance for voters with limited English proficiency. What can we learn from an Idaho county’s experience offering foreign-language ballots?
Latinos are less likely than other Americans to vote in November, new polling shows. Here’s why Democrats shouldn’t expect a Latino blue wave to swing the midterms in their favor.
One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called ‘colonias.’ These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
About 20,000 Californians were once sterilized under state eugenics laws. New research shows Latinos were disproportionately targeted. Is there any opportunity today to address these wrongs?
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there’s no going back.