In a bit of cultural profiling that might actually benefit the Hispanic community and society at large, the U.S. Census Bureau offers a daily "Profile America" on the economic condition of U.S. Hispanics.
New Mexico was keeping a close eye on Washington, D.C., on Monday, preparing for a federal government shutdown that, starting today, could close national parks and lead to furloughs and pay freezes for federal employees in the state.
Spanish is the second-most important language in the country, but the great majority of young people who grew up speaking it at home are not bilingual.
A new survey shows that Hispanics, the nation's largest minority group, have grown increasingly negative toward the GOP during the political battle over changing immigration law and lean surprisingly liberal on social issues like gay marriage, presenting a steep challenge for Republicans in trying to win back Hispanic voters.
Eight years prior to Brown v. Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students were unconstitutional, Mexican-Americans had a similar victory in California under Mendez v. Westminster.
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) gathers Latino arts experts in the Bronx Saturday, Sept. 28.