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Lawmakers Seek Stronger Monitoring of Racial Disparities in Car Insurance Premiums

NewsTaco April 28, 2017

*Do you pay more for insurance because you live in a barrio?  Latino and Black congressmen are pushing for an investigation. VL By Lauren Kirchner, ProPublica (6 minute read)   Six […]

Unemployment rates drop for Latinos

NewsTaco April 10, 2017

North Carolina needed 6,500 farm workers. Only 7 Americans stuck it out.

NewsTaco March 31, 2017

How the U.S. economy misses out on an untapped Latino potential

NewsTaco March 30, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read)    Fortune reports that a Zillow study released Thursday found that “In Hispanic communities, about 48% of income goes to the monthly rent […]

Meet today’s driving force behind homeownership rates: Hispanics

NewsTaco March 29, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Latinos continue to drive the housing market, but you won’t hear it in mainstream news. Because it tells a larger story about Latinos investing […]

Bootstrap myth exposed: White inheritance key driver in racial wealth gap

NewsTaco March 8, 2017

*This is the second piece that I suggest your should read today, it compliments the first piece I posted earlier and it follows on the statement Rep. Jason Chaffetz made […]

Today’s NOOOOO!: Flower vendors say Trump will affect Valentine’s Day for Latinos?

NewsTaco February 9, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 munite read)  This story made me shake my head. It’s about how Trump is now affecting Valentine’s Day. PR Web published it as a sales […]