Tag: Hispanics

Racially Profiled Latinos to be Paid for Unlawful Detention

Hundreds of Latinos who were racially profiled and detained illegally in Arizona may soon be compensated for every minute they spent in custody. The federal judge overseeing the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Tuesday said victims could receive up to $1,500 in restitution for the…

Police Brutality Against Trump Protesters

Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date Trump’s Albuquerque rally turned violent when Albuquerque police officers used excessive force against protesters, many of whom appeared to be leaving the riots, not inciting them. This comes after the Department of Justice reported the APD engages in a pattern of violence…

Hispanics Say No to Trump

A new poll shows that Hispanics have an especially negative view of real estate tycoon and Republican presidential candidate frontrunner Donald Trump, with 80 percent of those polled saying they have an unfavorable opinion of him. These results come not long after Trump came in first at the Nevada caucuses…

Millennial Latinos Largest Group of Eligible Voters

According to a recent Pew Research Center study, Latino millennials comprise the majority of eligible Latino voters at 44 percent. In addition to being the largest group among its own race, Latino millennials also make up the largest eligible voting block out of all races and generations. But despite potentially…

'Dump Trump' Movement Fails To Sway NBC

Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and the ratings are likely to be huge, despite concerted efforts by Latino groups and others opposed to Trump’s “racist and xenophobic remarks” to convince NBC to cancel his appearance. Pressure on NBC to disinvite Trump as the guest host came…

Cop’s Racist Tirade Against Latinos Stirs Community

By Sheryl Estrada Photos of Jasmine Vidal and her boyfriend taken from the cellphone video of their encounter with Sgt. Roy Bordamonte. A cellphone video recording a police sergeant hurling racial insults at Latino teens has surfaced, causing protests and a petition to get him fired. In September, Jasmine Vidal…

Jeb Bush Insults Asians To Relieve Backlash from Latinos

Jeb Bush on Wednesday received more criticism for his “anchor babies” remarks, this time from Asian-American leaders who said Bush was insulting them to deflect from the backlash he was receiving from Hispanic voters. Bush first used the term during a radio interview last week in reference to children born…

Hispanic Groups Show Unity, Strength in Response to Trump

The continuing blowback to Donald Trump’s comments that Mexicans are “rapists” and “drug dealers,” among other things, has grown to proportions Trump himself may not have anticipated, with pressure from Latino groups coming on very strong. Soon after his remarks, which Trump made in announcing his presidential campaign, Univision Communications…

Optimism About Future Poses a Challenge to Recruiting and Retention

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock The Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED), part of the Federal Reserve’s Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2014, shows that more Americans are feeling better off economically than in 2013. The positive outlook on the economy extends to Black…