Hispanics

Population Changes

EXPLAINER: 5 takeaways from the release of 2020 census data

The Census Bureau on Thursday issued its long-awaited portrait of how the U.S. has changed over the past decade, releasing a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw political maps across an increasingly diverse country. The data will also shape how $1.5 trillion in federal spending is distributed each year. Here are

Population Changes

Census shows US is diversifying, white population shrinking

The U.S. became more diverse and more urban over the past decade, and the non-Hispanic white population dropped for the first time on record, the Census Bureau reported Thursday as it released a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw the nation’s political maps. The new figures offered the most detailed portrait

Opinion

Opinion: Basic Facts About Race in 13 Minutes

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Thumbnail credit: © Chris Huby/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA Press Americans can’t stop talking about race and racism. Why? Because black people

Elections

Democrats bet on early Latino outreach to avoid ’20 pitfalls

On a sweaty recent Thursday afternoon, Alex Berrios is instructing his team on how to get people to register to vote. Extend your hand, he says; it makes folks more likely to stop. Smile a lot, that works, too. But immediately take no for an answer so you don’t seem too pushy. Berrios, co-founder of

Opinion

Opinion: Race Differences in the Clinic

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] I work as a clinical assistant at a primary care pediatric clinic in a good-sized southeastern city. Our patients are mostly lower

COVID-19

Lower income, Hispanic neighborhoods lag on vaccinations

A March report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised only two states for their efforts in getting vaccines to vulnerable communities. One of them was Arizona. But while the federal report shows strong outreach at the broader county level, ZIP code data from the state health department reveals disparities with the vaccination rates in

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