Hispanics account for the majority of U.S. population growth, with nearly 25 percent of all infants now being born to Hispanics, according to a new report from the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy.
With Hispanics driving population growth, the Carsey School researchers highlight that Hispanic infants are nearly 2.8 times more likely than non-Hispanics to be born into poverty.
“Today, over 5.4 million U.S. Latino children live in poverty, a number that exceeds the...
More Mexicans and their children, some who are Mexican American, have left the U.S. than have migrated here during most of the administration of President Barack Obama, according to a report released by Pew Research Center.
The overwhelming reason for returning to Mexico was to reunite with family or after starting a family.
Pew's researchers, using data from U.S. and Mexican government sources, found that 140,000 more Mexicans returned to Mexico than came into the U.S. between 2009 to 2014.
About 900,000 Mexican immigrants returned to Mexico from the U.S. between...
- Author: USNEWS.com by Glynn A. Hill
A new poll by The Associated Press finds black millennials say they are just as engaged in getting news online as their white counterparts, further debunking a long-held belief that people of color are at risk of being left behind technologically.
In general, 64 percent of millennials say they read and watch news online regularly, including 66 percent of blacks, according to the poll, conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute. Sixty-five percent of white millennials say they keep up with the news online, while 53 percent of Hispanics do the...
- Author: ABCNews.com
Black and Hispanic kids are disproportionately targeted by ads for sugary sodas, snacks and calorie-laden restaurant foods, researchers reported on August 11.
They say their report confirms what public health experts have suspected for years — that advertisers of junk foods find a lucrative audience among minorities.
And the researchers who wrote the report say it helps explain why black and Hispanic kids are more likely to be obese than their white peers.
The report finds that African-American children and teens see 70 percent more food-related TV advertising than white kids do. They...
- Author: Nielsen.com
In each of the past two years, the national weekly radio audience has reached all-time highs according to Nielsen's Audio Today report. In the second quarter of 2015, it found that 245 million Americans aged 12 and older are tuning to radio during an average week across more than 250 local markets large and small.
This growth trend is also evident when examining Black and Hispanic audiences—the weekly reach of radio among Blacks and Hispanics has been growing steadily over the past five years. Since 2011, the weekly national Black radio audience has grown 5% (from 29.8 million to...