Thousands upon thousands of underpaid airport, home care, child care, airport and fast-food employees took to the street in 270 cities across the nation on Nov. 10 to bring attention to an important cause, the #FightFor15 campaign.
Sleep inequality in a real issue in the U.S. The benefits of adequate sleep include improved memory, a longer life, stamina and increased creativity; yet communities of color are less likely than non-Hispanic white to get a good night's sleep, and more likely to suffer from disordered sleep.
Worldwide, the educational level of individuals populating the global workforce is improving. However, greater access to higher education does not translate to greater access to suitable jobs. Global unemployment remains high.
Between 2013 and 2014, the prevalence of autism doubled for young people in the U.S., but plunged for Hispanic youth. The shift in rates could be attributed to changes in environmental factors, pharmaceuticals or advances in research, or it could simply be attributed to changes to survey questions,
Nielson released a report this week that examined in-depth the growing Latino population in the United States and emphasized the extent of this population's increasing influence on the country.
Latino consumers have become the most important driver of growth in the United States, in several different aspects.
Silicon Valley is working to expand the reach of introductory-level work to a more diverse pool of talent. But are diversity internship initiatives the silver bullet for the tech industry's persistent homogeneity?
While it's easier than to get caught up in the current contentious debate over immigration, a visualization of the past 200 years of immigration to the U.S., parsed by the countries that are the largest source of immigrants, provides a bit of perspective.
The ratio of teachers from backgrounds shared with their students continues to drop drastically, as the demographic shift in the young population far outpaces any changes in the public school system's hiring of teachers from underrepresented backgrounds. What should be done?
Millennials find themselves at a cultural crossroads, the intersection between identifying with their roots while increasingly acculturating to the U.S. mainstream.
Google has decided to stop showing advertising from the payday loan industry, saying that it is banning ads for payday loans and similar high-interest rate financial products starting July 13.
Energy efficiency in cities is more than an environmental issue for low-income Latinos and other urban minorities: it could help stretched family budgets.
A new study found that Latinos are especially bad about distracted driving.
Two huge, fascinating trends are converging in the U.S.: the rise of connectivity through social media and mobile technology and the rise of Latino millennials in population and also economic and cultural influence.
The mantra of "for us by us" may be true for Latinos' ratings of television programming, according to a new study.
Hispanics and black comprise over half of the U.S. prison population, even though the two groups make up less than one-third of the overall U.S. population.
The beginning of May marks the start of National Small Business Week this year, and just in time comes the 2016 list of the best and worst places in America for Latino entrepreneurs to start up their enterprises. Where should you start building your dream?
New Yorkers born between 1985 and 1996 make up about one-fifth of the city's population, yet they settle for low-wage jobs that don't utilize their skillset. The 9.3 percent unemployment rate for Latinos is higher than any other ethnicity, save African-Americans.
Latinos are driving growth in homeownership in the U.S., becoming an outlier in the homeownership trend, which decreased overall in 2015.
A Pew Research study finds a steady of influx of young Hispanics being born in the U.S. sparked a surge in English proficiency among Latinos over the last decade plus.
Business is booming for Latino entrepreneurs, especially in Southern California, where the growth in the number of Hispanic-owned businesses (HOBs) has bloomed despite the recession and tough economic recovery. But revenues for those enterprises haven't grown at the same pace.
Clinton gained a key endoresment from a Latino advocacy group on Wednesday, days before New Yorkers cast ballots in the state's Democratic primary.
The world is getting bigger and a new study by researchers from Imperial College London revealed the data behind it. Published in The Lancet, the study compared the body mass index (BMI) of nearly 20 million adults over the years from 1975 to 2014 with several significant findings including the fact that obesity is at an all-time global high -- even outnumbering the people who are underweight.
A new National Foundation for American Policy study finds half of U.S. start-ups worth upwards of $1 billion were founded by immigrants. The non-partisan organization recently shared their findings along with the stern recommendation that laws governing the flow of immigrants into this country should be made easier for those looking to launch businesses.
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