NEW YORK (AP) — As a student at Wesleyan, Lin-Manuel Miranda began writing what would become “In the Heights,” the musical that would launch him as a playwright and performer and that would lead, two decades later, to Jon M. Chu’s upcoming lavish big-screen adaptation. He was motivated, like any confident young artist, by ambition. But also by something else.
The city’s health department reports that it transferred 510 doses to other providers because there were so many unfilled appointments at Festival the week of April 12, in addition to 93 cancellations or no-shows that week at the Festival Hall vaccination site. The week prior, there were only 217 cancellations or no shows and zero transfers of doses.
Vaccination rates for most racial and ethnic minorities are lower than for whites statewide and in Dane County.
Despite African American and Latino communities being disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus, they are being vaccinated at a slower ra…
The pandemic has taken an especially fierce toll on Madison’s Latino community. Why that is — and how they’re pulling together.
In its first move as the Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce, the Fitchburg-based organization announced a new COVID-19 relief fund for Latinx businesses.
The Hispanic electorate is the fastest-growing demographic group in Wisconsin, particularly in the southeast region of the state.
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign's early, aggressive play to cut into Democrats' advantage with Latino voters has Democratic elected officials and operatives concerned that a softening of support from the group could be decisive in November's election.
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The state's teacher workforce has remained overwhelmingly white, according to the study.
Dear Editor: The unequal demographic and racial impacts of COVID-19 have been widely discussed in the media. African Americans, NativeAmerican…
Sanders is in a tough position, but he's made one noteworthy addition to his coalition — Latinos, who powered Sanders to wins in California and Nevada. Latino voters tend to be younger, and Sanders' support is largely youthful. But some Democratic Latinos are angry at the heavy pace of deportations under the Obama administration.
CHICAGO — Ahead of last Wednesday’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced herself to a group of Latino worke…
CHICAGO — A literary war is going on over a new book about migrants in crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. “American Dirt,” by Jeanine Cummins, …
A number of candidates were in California and Nevada this weekend, we take a look at some of the events they attended.
The scandal surrounding Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a yearbook photo showing him in brownface at a 2001 costume party was published is bringing attention to a practice that scholars say white people have been using for years to demean minorities.
After a weekend filled with several mass shootings, President Donald Trump condemned racism and hate after it was clear one of the shooters ta…
As awards season leads up to this year’s Oscars celebration — the 91st Academy Awards — we can’t help but reflect on the list of family-friendly Latino films, characters, and actors that have been recognized by the Academy. Sadly, the list is not too long. While it is encouraging to see high acclaim for the work of the three Mexican filmmakers Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón, the hope is that the visibility will trickle to more on-screen faces — actors and characters — that can serve as quality role models for the Latinx movie audience.
Centro Hispano, at 810 W. Badger Rd., will host free HIV/AIDS testing from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 as part of National Latino HIV/AIDS testing day.
On most mornings I observe the ritual of walking to my local MacDonald's on East Washington Avenue in Madison and ordering a large iced coffee…
ICE did not respond to requests for comment Monday or last week from the Wisconsin State Journal.