Despite the record-low minority jobless percentages that President Trump touted as a success in his State of the Union, there is still a gap between white and minority unemployment rates -- and it's not getting much narrower.
Esther J. Cepeda
"You can feel scared, but you don't need to feel helpless."
Bourdain era un tesoro nacional, pero su defensa a fondo de personas que, para algunos, son vistas como desechables e inhumanas, le dieron un lugar muy especial en los corazones de los hispanos.
Bourdain was a national treasure, but his full-throated advocacy of people who are seen, by some, as disposable and unhuman gave him a very special place in the hearts of Hispanics.
Una popular teoría de las ciencias sociales dice que los hijos de padres profesionales con un alto nivel educativo escuchan cerca de 30 millones de palabras más a los 4 años que los hijos de padres de bajos ingresos con menos educación formal.
A popular theory of social science says that children of highly educated, professional parents hear about 30 million more words by age 4 than do the children of low-income parents with less formal education.
The summer before his freshman year of college, David Hernández got a notice from the University of California asking him for a housing deposit he had no idea was due.
La semana pasada, el presidente Trump le sumó a su gimnasia retórica un último término: "animales".
Last week, President Trump added to his rhetorical gymnastics with the debut of his latest hot-button term: "animals."
La historia de Estados Unidos es que somos una nación de inmigrantes. Pero lo que los libros pasan por alto es que durante el tiempo que ha habido inmigrantes en el país, también ha habido personas que los odian.
The lore about the United States is that we're a nation of immigrants. But what the textbooks gloss over is that for as long as there have been immigrants in the U.S., there have also been immigrant haters.
I'm scratching behind my ear, the back of my knee and the top of my foot. Elbow, middle-of-the-back, under the chin ... no spot is safe from my mind's ability to "feel" ticks crawling on my skin.
Hay un viejo dicho en el periodismo que cuando un perro muerde a un hombre, es simplemente otra cosa más que sucedió. Pero cuando un hombre muerde a un perro, bueno, eso es noticia.
There's an old saying in journalism that when a dog bites a man, it's just another thing that happened. But when a man bites a dog, well, that's news.
It's seen by some as just one of the many paradoxes you'll find at the border. But if you think about it, it makes perfect sense that about half of the agents in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are Hispanic.
El movimiento para sindicalizar los trabajos en el periodismo digital que están mal pagados, generan estrés y obligan a largas - y extrañas - jornadas laborales empezó con publicaciones webs jóvenes y emergentes como Slate, HuffPost y Vox.
The movement to unionize digital journalism jobs that pay poorly, create lots of stress, require long (and odd) hours started with young, upstart web publications like Slate, HuffPost, and Vox.
Most immigration policies impact all Americans, not just the ones who moved here from another country. This is especially so when it comes to matters of public safety.
Some very wise men once said, "There will be no second chance to get the 2020 census right ... [and] we will all live with the results for a decade."
In the opening moments of the new documentary "Dolores," an elderly but still spry Dolores Huerta is asked what she hoped for as a young girl. Her response is haunting: "I guess my only dream was just to be accepted, I think that's what a lot of young children feel."
If you're like most people, your mind leaps to images of high school and college students hitting wild parties and keggers until all hours.
Despite how much some people reject, resist or fear cultural assimilation, it turns out to be yawningly mundane.
If you think there’s no one on the planet who doesn’t understand that yanking up the corners of your eyes is offensive to people of Asian descent, well, you’re absolutely wrong.
Si usted cree que en el planeta no hay nadie que no comprenda que estirarse las sienes con el dedo índice para imitar el ojo asiático puede resultar un gesto ofensivo para la gente de esta comunidad, está totalmente equivocado.
Last week, I spent about $2 on a tube of ChapStick lip balm for one of my students who showed up to school with a mouth so dry and cracked that his bottom lip was bloody.