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By Jennifer Langston Futurity People of color are exposed to more pollution from cars, trucks, and power plants than whites, a new 10-year study shows. Researchers estimated exposure to outdoor concentrations of a transportation-related pollutant—nitrogen dioxide (NO2)— in both…

By Cliff Despres SaludToday Where you live could be impacting your stress levels (and overall health). SmartAsset, a financial company, recently examined the positive and negative factors of the largest 500 U.S. cities to determine the stress levels facing…

By Cliff Despres SaludToday Smoking is a tough opponent to beat. Quitxt is a free texting service in English or Spanish that turns your mobile phone into a personal coach to help you quit smoking, using interactive and entertaining texts,…

By Cliff Despres SaludToday Of the 106 players on the Atlanta and New England NFL rosters in this weekend’s Super Bowl, only one appears to have Latino heritage—Patriots’ long snapper Joe Cardona. Only 26 of 1,696 NFL players were Latino…

By Lizette Escobedo Moms Clean Air Force   Latino leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. recently for the National Latino Climate Leadership Forum to discuss how to best tackle environmental issues impacting Latinos. As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, low-income communities of color…

By Clifton B. Parker Futurity Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority group in the United States, and their concerns will have a major impact on the 2016 presidential election. Stanford University historian Albert Camarill speaks here about their influence,…

By Mariaelena Gonzalez The Conversation When considering Latinos, educators often struggle with how to close the achievement gap. That gap is often defined as a disparity in academic success between native English speakers and those for whom Spanish was their…

By Juhem Navarro-Rivera Demos Latino/as’ changing economic fortunes in the wake of the Great Recession and the racist undertones of anti-immigrant rhetoric are major sources of their disillusionment with the Republican Party. While Latino/as have more positive attitudes toward…

By Cliff Despres Salud Today   More Americans are eating healthier, but a widening nutrition gap is separating Whites from Latinos and African Americans, according to a new study, the L.A. Times reports. The study, which examined 34,000 U.S. adults’ diets from…

By Lizette Escobedo Moms Clean Air Force   While the Latino community certainly focuses on policy issues such as comprehensive immigration reform and unemployment, we also care deeply about the environmental issues, especially how pollution and toxic waste makes its…