April 14, 2020, 5am PDT
Black and Latino Americans in the United States are dying from COVID-19 at a much higher rate than whites. The foundation for the tragedy has been laid for decades.
July 15, 2019, 8am PDT
Minorities were hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis of the Great Recession. Latinos are now helping keep the housing market afloat.
February 7, 2019, 2pm PST
The story of informal housing is one of changing racial and class demographics, economic opportunity and needs, and regulatory control.
February 1, 2019, 10am PST
Cities fear federal funding cuts if the citizen question stays on the Census and results in an undercount of Latino populations.
August 14, 2018, 6am PDT
The ruling puts another stain on former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's legacy as it rebukes his denial of a petition to ban a pesticide that causes neurodevelopmental damage in children. Pruitt had rejected his own scientists' recommendation.
February 15, 2018, 10am PST
A new report shows the need for Central Texas counties and cities to invest in their Latino populations.
July 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
A history of segregation and other barriers have made California's beaches and oceanfront disproportionately white.
June 22, 2017, 5am PDT
Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood is getting more expensive and more white, and some in the neighborhood say the plan for a new apartment complex will further that trend.
October 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
In the United States, rates of homeownership among Latino families lag far behind those of white families. A recent article from the Urban Institute digs into the causes and effects of this issue.
September 12, 2016, 9am PDT
A comprehensive study on Latino population growth in the U.S. has been released by Pew Research Center based on a study of 2007-2014 census data. Two factors are responsible for the slowing growth: reduced fertility and immigration rates.
May 12, 2015, 7am PDT
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos, who represents the popular Mission District, has proposed a 45-day moratorium on market-rate, multifamily residential development. A ballot measure is possible.
April 5, 2015, 9am PDT
A recent study by the Council of Community Housing Organizations and the Mission Economic Development Agency puts some hard numbers to the displacement forces weeping through a historically Latino neighborhood in San Francisco.
December 13, 2014, 1pm PST
New demographic data released Dec. 11 by the state Department of Finance shows the state grew by 335,000 people to 38.5 million, nearly one percent, despite a declining birth rate. While the most in six years, the growth rate has slowed overall.
June 11, 2014, 10am PDT
While pedestrian safety affects all areas, it disproportionately affects cities with large minority populations because they are more likely to walk than whites. Santa Ana, Calif. a majority "minority" city, is taking steps to make walking safer.
January 4, 2013, 8am PST
The Census Bureau may revise questions about race and ethnicity on the 2020 survey to improve the accuracy of data on minority groups. Recent data shows a difference between how the government identifies such groups and how they identify themselves.
November 12, 2012, 7am PST
Underlying President Obama's swamping the electoral college on election night were the demographic changes throughout the U.S. For the first time, Latinos voted in double-digits (10%). Republicans appear to have taken notice, but is it too late?
September 23, 2011, 7am PDT
One out of every two Latino's live in the nation's top 25 most ozone-polluted cities according to a new report. KQED's California Report interviews one of the co-authors, the Director of Latino Outreach for NRDC, in this radio report.
August 2, 2011, 7am PDT
Fox News Latino reports on a Public Policy Institute of California poll that shows both clean air and climate change rank higher as a concern for Latinos and blacks than fowhites and Asians.
November 4, 2010, 2pm PDT
Jonna McKone looks at how Hispanics are transforming urban spaces and how city planning and transportation policies respond.
May 11, 2009, 11am PDT
Anaheim, home of Disneyland, is the latest suburban enclave in California to become majority Latino. According to one expert, the shift is due to "two things: Latinos moving in and non-Latinos moving out."