Hispanic and African American News Media Fact Sheet
News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape.
Seeking better data on Hispanics, Census Bureau may change how it asks about race
Federal officials are considering major changes in how they ask Americans about their race and ethnicity.
Key findings about Puerto Rico
To mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. government granting American citizenship to the residents of Puerto Rico, here are key facts about the territory.
Latinos and the New Trump Administration
Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election.
How Hispanic police officers view their jobs
Hispanics are the fastest-growing major racial or ethnic group in local U.S. police departments. Here are key findings about how Latino officers see their jobs.
Blacks and Hispanics face extra challenges in getting home loans
Black and Hispanic mortgage applicants are denied more frequently than whites and Asians, and when they do obtain mortgages they tend to pay higher rates.
Federal officials may revamp how Americans identify race, ethnicity on census and other forms
Federal officials are proposing new changes to census questions on racial and Hispanic identity.
10 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month
As the country celebrates Latinos, their culture and their history, here are 10 facts about U.S. Hispanics by age, geography and origin groups.
Roughly half of Hispanics have experienced discrimination
52% of U.S. Hispanics say they have experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity.
The Nation’s Latino Population Is Defined by Its Youth
Nearly six-in-ten U.S. Hispanics are Millennials or younger, making them the youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States. In 2014, the median age of Hispanics was just 28 years.