Posted on · A summit Wednesday from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce lays out the population's rising economic impact.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We bring you the latest on the fallout and the effects of the city-wide boil water notice. And we learn how a local researcher is using a telenovela to help Latinos dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: What's the fate of many provisional ballots cast on Election Day after some Harris County polling places had delays in opening?
Posted on · Political observers say the state's growing Latino population is why more education efforts are needed to help Latinos understand how redistricting affects their vote. In Harris County, Latinos make up 43% of the population.
Posted on · Stereotypes of Latinos created a century ago still paint how entertainment media depicts Latinos today. While smaller publishing houses are avenues for Latino creatives, major film and book publishers still hold up walls.
Posted on · New research looking at data from millions stops made by police in Texas in 2020 found that officers search Latino people more than any other racial or ethnic group. But, those searches turn up far less contraband than searches of white people.
Posted on · 16 U.S. cities have seen a 150% increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans and more than 3000 reports of anti-Asian American hate in the past year, according to the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism.
Posted on · The Ion is partnering with two organizations to accelerate minority-owned start-ups.
Posted on · On Friday's show: A judge rules prosecutors failed to prove their case against Arkema and its Crosby plant manager, Gov. Abbott wields his power in the battle over absentee ballots, how a group as diverse as Latinos came to be considered a monolithic voting bloc, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and Houstonians share their mental health stories.
Posted on · Latinos in Texas will be heading to the polls as a pandemic continues to disproportionately affect their communities. Experts say that means Latino voters could be more distracted than usual – but they also have more to lose.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Why Latinos are dying of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates, high school football tackles the coronavirus, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and Mark Rothko's son discusses renovations to the Rothko Chapel.
Posted on · The advocacy group Latinos for Education surveyed over 300 Spanish-speaking, low-income Latino families in Greater Houston. Asking open-ended questions, they found that parents are concerned about a range of issues, including their children's mental health, learning loss and the quality of virtual school.
Posted on · Many Hispanic-owned firms are small or medium-sized and in hard-hit sectors.
Posted on · On Friday's show: An update on the city's response to COVID-19, the Latino experience with law enforcement, a user's guide to the news, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news.
Posted on · They came from around Texas – dozens of college and high school age Latinos. Their message to political candidates: Listen to us, our vote matters.