Latinos

Opinion

Opinion: Blacks Won’t Be Better Off When Whites Are a Minority

[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.] Photo: Smith’s barber shop in Zebulon, NC. Although the shop has a sign in Spanish to entice the large Hispanic population of

State

Democrats pass independents, can’t overtake GOP in voter registration

Arizona Democrats registered more new voters in the last election cycle than any other party, moving ahead of independents in registration for the first time in 10 years – but still failing to overtake Republicans. Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020 to reach 1.38 million voters, or 32.2% of the total, according

U.S. Government

Pressure mounts on Biden to make diverse picks for top posts

President-elect Joe Biden is facing increasing pressure to expand the racial and ideological diversity in his choices for Cabinet and other top jobs. A month and a half before he takes office, he’s drawing rebukes from activists who fear he’ll fall short on promises to build an administration that looks like the country it governs.

Politics

Trump support among Latinos steady; still trails Democrats by far

Phoenix resident Rey Torres is “very happy to have been born into my culture” of a Mexican-American family – just don’t ask him if that means Democrats will be getting his vote this fall. President Donald Trump has “respect for American jobs and … a laser focus on bringing jobs back to our country” among

Legal Beat

Supreme Court’s Census ruling a ‘bitter pill’ to tribes, advocates

The Supreme Court Tuesday said the Census Bureau can stop its count of the population, a blow to tribal leaders and local advocates for underrepresented communities in Arizona who said they would be hit hardest by an undercount. The court blocked lower courts that had ordered the bureau to continue counting until Oct. 31 and

COVID-19

Black and brown people at a crossroads as COVID-19 vaccine trials seek participants

As researchers race to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine, medical professionals are urging Latinos and Black people, who are at higher risk of contracting and dying from the disease, to participate in clinical trials. But because of a long history of racism and unethical experimentation, people of color may be hesitant to roll up their

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