Stories tagged: "latinos"


Pennsylvania State troopers pull over vehicles on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020,  along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Breezewood, Pa. Police around the country are reporting that as roads and highways emptied during the pandemic, some remaining drivers took advantage by pushing well past the speed limit. It's a trend that statistics show is continuing even as states reopen. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pennsylvania State Police Settle Suit Alleging They Profiled Hispanic Drivers

The ACLU accused police of aggressively questioning motorists and their passengers about their immigration statuses without cause or justification, and holding them for federal immigration officers.

A person wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks in Allentown, Pa., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bid to Help Latinos Win More Seats in Newly Drawn Districts Draws Criticism

Proposals from the Legislative Reapportionment Commission that must reflect a decade of demographic changes identified by the census narrowed opportunities for Pennsylvania Latinos, critics say.

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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

Campaign volunteers stand outside the Santander Arena in Reading, Berks County, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A sign at the arena advertised an upcoming Ted Nugent concert. Nugent recently campaigned with President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania. (Keystone Photo/Ashley Adams)
Will Reading Stay Red in 2020? It Was Hard to Tell at Lunchtime.

Reading, a small city in rural Berks County, was once a center for the Socialist Party in the US. In recent years, the county has gone Republican.

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York City Latinos Make Up 71% of COVID-19 Cases Despite Being Only 33% of Population

Mayor Michael Helfrich said the city's data suggests that the Latino community may have been more affected by COVID-19 because of where they work.

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Photo Essay: Faces Of Our Essential Workers

New York can't survive without the hard work of thousands of so-called essential workers. We wanted to put a face to their sacrifice during this pandemic.