An estimated 32 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in November. Registering them to vote requires a substantial in-person effort that grassroots groups can't do right now because of the coronavirus outbreak. Some are shifting their strategies to the internet.
The coronavirus has fundamentally changed how we live our lives, but perhaps most heartbreakingly, how we deal with death. Around the world, centuries-old burial rituals are being stopped. Gatherings to mourn someone’s death are limited. Even something as simple as a hug for a grieving friend is now essentially out of bounds.
Until coronavirus hit, one Texas teen says he was primarily concerned with the cost of college and student loans. Now, he's far more worried about the US economy and job insecurity — especially as the November presidential nears.
En su apuesta por la Casa Blanca en 1960, la campaña presidencial de John F. Kennedy atrajo a los latinos, que fueron esencialmente ignorados por otros candidatos. Él fue un visionario al reconocer a los votantes latinos como una fuerza creciente en la política estadounidense.
The path to victory in the US presidential election in November cannot afford to ignore the Latino vote. But Latinas' voting power goes beyond their individual votes: They’re likely to encourage friends and family to vote, too.
El camino hacia la victoria en las elecciones presidenciales de Estados Unidos en noviembre no puede permitirse ignorar el voto latino. El poder del voto de las mujeres latinas, no obstante, va más allá de sus votos individuales: es probable que alienten a sus amigos y familiares a votar también.
Almost 30 years after moving to Ghana, Mona Boyd celebrates Juneteenth. This year, Boyd is reflecting on the meaning of Juneteenth in the context of the latest swell of activism against racism in the United States.
Environmental pollution and exposure to risks from climate change are closely linked with a history of institutional racism in the United States. Heather McTeer Toney, field director for Moms Clean Air Force, says demonstrations for racial justice and police reform must also pay attention to environmental justice for communities of color.