Every 30 seconds, a Latino citizen in the United States reaches voting age and becomes eligible to vote. In 2020, approximately 32 million Latinos are projected to vote, up from 2016 and now one of the largest shares of nonwhite voters.
Blacks and Hispanics are paying significantly more in home prices than whites. That's according to new research out of Duke University that tracked more than two million home sales in Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and L.A.
Governor Pat McCrory's office says it no longer has a staff member devoted to Hispanic affairs. The governor's staff says the duties of the state's Latino office will go to another office that handles all contact with state residents.
A conference today in Chapel Hill is focused on sexual health in the young Hispanic population. It's being hosted by the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina. Spokeswoman Elizabeth Finley says they'll be exploring how to tackle the staggering problem of teen pregnancy in the Hispanic community.
UNC Chapel Hill researchers have found that most Mexican immigrants to the United States adopt a more "American" diet despite the abundance of Hispanic food options. Carolina Batis is a P-h-D candidate in nutrition at UNC and author of the study. She says some of the changes include more healthy items like fruits and vegetables, low-fat milk, and fish.