Diversity articles

New HUD report shows increase outreach to immigrants, minorities, the disabled and the LGBT

LatinaLista — Housing discrimination exists in this country. It’s a fact. In 2010, more than 10,000 fair housing discrimination complaints were received by the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development according to the recently released analysis, Live Free: Annual Report on Fair Housing 2010. Guess who is the largest group of people discriminated against when

War of words between Lawrence, MA’s Dominicans and Puerto Ricans

by José Alfonso García Rumbo LAWRENCE, MA — The humiliating and discriminatory remarks by Rev. Edwin Rodriguez and his followers against Dominicans are not an attack from the Puerto Rican Community. In his radio show on Saturday, July 23rd. Rev. Edwin Rodriguez blasted again with derogatory accusations against Dominicans residing in Lawrence, MA. He charged

Business study reveals Latino entrepreneurs have more good intentions than business savviness

LatinaLista — This week, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) released their “Business Owner Financial Wellness Study“. It’s a report that specifically focuses on multicultural business owners’ “dreams, opinions and overall financial health.” The study reveals a profile of Latino entrepreneurs that is both admirable and upsetting. One of the dining rooms in San Antonio’s Mi

The mindset of Norway’s shooter is alive and well in the US and pointed at Latinos

LatinaLista — He was against Muslims immigrating into his country and he didn’t like that society was turning multicultural. Those have been the two reasons offered as the motives for the bloody rampages of Norway’s most notorious mass assassin, Anders Behring Breivik. As soon as his motives were made public, it caused most people to