How Hispanic Voters Swung Miami Right

Many expected that liberal young Hispanic voters would propel a Democratic wave. But Miami, a city where Hispanics hold the levers of power, confounded expectations.

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Racism Impoverishes the Whole Economy

While the targets unquestionably suffer the most, denying people equal opportunities diminishes the finances of millions of Americans.

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This Election, Latinos Sent a Warning Sign to Democrats

In the past, Latinos have reliably voted Democratic in the Rio Grande Valley and Miami-Dade County. So what happened this year?

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Groupthink Has Left the Left Blind

A constricted view of the world leaves progressives surprised by the world as it is.

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Liberals Envisioned a Multiracial Coalition. Voters of Color Had Other Ideas.

Democrats may need to rethink their strategy as the class complexities and competing desires of Latino and Asian-American demographic groups become clear.

#affirmative-action, #asian-americans, #black-people, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states, #voting-and-voters

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Klaudio Rodriguez Named Director for the Bronx Museum of the Arts

After two stints as de facto director, Klaudio Rodriguez gets the top job, joining a growing group of Latino leaders of art museums.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #art, #bronx-nyc, #bronx-museum-of-the-arts, #content-type-personal-profile, #hispanic-americans, #museums, #rodriguez-klaudio-1971

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Inspiration From South of the Border Moves Center Stage in Houston

A new building at the Museum of Fine Arts showcases works by Latin American and Latino artists, many of whom are rarely shown in the United States.

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Election Showed a Wider Red-Blue Economic Divide

Some partisan differences were scrambled, but places with brighter future prospects swung toward Biden.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy

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How Democrats Missed Trump’s Appeal to Latino Voters

The election was a referendum on Trump’s America, but plenty of Latino voters liked it just fine.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cuban-americans, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #mexican-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

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Is There a Trumpism After Trump?

His presidency showed a path to a conservatism that’s multiethnic, middle class and populist. But soon he may stand in its way.

#conservatism-us-politics, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #romney-mitt, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why Arizona’s Conservative Maricopa County Could Flip for Joe Biden

Maricopa County spawned the careers of Republican hard-liners like Joe Arpaio. Now the children of immigrants targeted in the state’s nativist crackdown are challenging G.O.P. dominance.

#arizona, #arizona-immigration-law-sb-1070, #arpaio-joseph-m, #hispanic-americans, #maricopa-county-ariz, #mi-familia-vota, #phoenix-ariz, #presidential-election-of-2020

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Why Arizona’s Storied Conservative Stronghold Could Flip for Biden

Maricopa County spawned the careers of Republican hard-liners like Joe Arpaio. Now the children of immigrants targeted in the state’s nativist crackdown are challenging G.O.P. dominance.

#arizona, #arizona-immigration-law-sb-1070, #arpaio-joseph-m, #hispanic-americans, #maricopa-county-ariz, #mi-familia-vota, #phoenix-ariz, #presidential-election-of-2020

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After a Big Trump Win, ‘It’s Really Hard to Argue Florida Is a True Swing State’

The president’s victory in his adopted home state has Democrats once again worrying about their future electoral prospects.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Some Latinos Voted for Trump. Get Over It.

I’m Latina. I still don’t know what that means.

#cuban-americans, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

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Deprived of a Quick Decision, Democrats Seek a Narrower Path

Joseph R. Biden Jr. may be on the cusp of victory, but the route that took him there proved more arduous than the “blue wave” that some hoped would sweep the party to shore.

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False News Targeting Latinos Trails the Election

Rampant falsehoods evolved online on Wednesday, intended to make Spanish speakers question the unfolding election results and believe that President Trump was being robbed of victory.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #hispanic-americans, #miami-fla, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spanish-language, #trump-donald-j

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Exit Polls Point to the Power of White Patriarchy

Some people who have historically been oppressed will stand with their oppressors.

#black-people, #hispanic-americans, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Can Biden Regain Lost Ground With Latinos?

Despite a recent influx of cash, Democrats worry that his outreach efforts are too little, too late among a critical segment of the electorate.

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How Latinos Could Redefine the G.O.P. in Texas

Republican leaders are looking expectantly to the ethnically, racially and geographically diverse population that could shape the state’s conservatism for the future.

#conservatism-us-politics, #elections, #hispanic-americans, #mexican-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Will the Hardest-Hit Communities Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

A committee that advises the C.D.C.’s director is working on a plan to equitably distribute immunizations when they become available.

#advisory-committee-on-immunization-practices, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Undecided Voters Tend to Disapprove of Trump

About one in 10 voters could still be considered “volatile,” half the number as at this point in 2016, but this time around, most of them have an unfavorable opinion of Donald J. Trump.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #hispanic-americans, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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Who Will Win Florida? What Polls Say About an Eternal Mystery

Joe Biden has cut into President Trump’s edge among suburbanites and older voters, but his support from Latino voters appears weaker than Hillary Clinton’s was.

#absentee-voting, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuban-americans, #elderly, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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Hollywood’s New Dialect Coaches Address Racism

Hollywood hasn’t always made great choices about how people talk. That may be changing.

#black-people, #california, #coaches-and-managers, #hispanic-americans, #movies, #television

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In Georgia, Democrats Target the True Silent Majority: People Who Don’t Vote

As Democrats eye the Southern battleground, high turnout will be crucial for them, and that means persuading nonvoters to participate. But experts warn that changing electorates is hard and complicated.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #democratic-party, #georgia, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

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Finding Strength in Sofrito in Puerto Rico

Hardship and hurricanes have shaped the island’s food for centuries. But chefs and home cooks make magic with whatever ingredients they have.

#andres-jose-1969, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food, #hispanic-americans, #hurricane-maria-2017, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #puerto-rico, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #restaurants, #vallejo-natalia-chef

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With Weakness Among Hispanic Voters, Biden Trails in Texas

Large Democratic gains among white suburbanites suggest risks down the ballot for Republicans in congressional and state House races, our poll shows.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #elections-house-of-representatives, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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Biden Trails in Texas Due to Weakness Amongst Hispanic Voters

Large Democratic gains among white suburbanites suggest risks down the ballot for Republicans in congressional and state House races, our poll shows.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #elections-house-of-representatives, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters, #whites

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False Political News in Spanish Pits Latino Voters Against Black Lives Matter

On family WhatsApp groups and in Spanish-language media, misinformation paints 2020 as a zero-sum game.

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The Field: Energizing the Latino Vote in Arizona

Could a strong Hispanic turnout flip the traditionally Republican state for the Democrats?

#arizona, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #medina-jennifer, #mexican-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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Vote Aquí: Join Us for a Live Event on the Latino Vote

Jorge Ramos of Univisión and former Congressman Carlos Curbelo will chat with Times reporter Patricia Mazzei about what drives this diverse constituency.

#curbelo-carlos-1980, #florida, #hispanic-americans

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Honoring Latinx Art, Personal and Political

El Museo del Barrio celebrates its own electric history, and present, in a show about the Puerto Rican workshop Taller Boricua.

#art, #dimas-marcos, #el-museo-del-barrio, #hispanic-americans, #new-york-city, #osorio-carlos, #puerto-ricans, #salicrup-fernando-1946-2015, #soto-sanchez-jorge, #taller-boricua-puerto-rican-workshop, #tufino-nitza, #tufino-rafael

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A Rapid Test Offers Hope for Community Screening

In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test.

#abbott-laboratories, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #food-and-drug-administration, #hispanic-americans, #mission-district-san-francisco-calif, #san-francisco-calif, #tests-medical, #united-states, #university-of-california-san-francisco, #your-feed-science

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Stop Othering Latinos

Candidates need to adjust their strategies to appeal to the wide spectrum of American Hispanics.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #hispanic-americans, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reagan-ronald-wilson, #spanish-language, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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The Macho Appeal of Donald Trump

Though a majority of Latino voters favor Democrats, Hispanic men are a small but enduring part of Trump’s base. Those supporters see him as forceful, unapologetic and a symbol of economic success.

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Biden Is Not Out of the Woods

Unanticipated electoral developments are affecting both presidential campaigns in surprising ways.

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N.Y.P.D.’s Top Latino Official Resigns After Clashing With Mayor

Chief Fausto Pichardo told colleagues that he felt insulted by Mayor Bill de Blasio during a turbulent time for the city, a police official said.

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Latino, Evangelical and Politically Homeless

Hispanic evangelicals identify as religious first and foremost. That’s why, despite his harsh rhetoric on immigration, many back President Trump.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #hispanic-americans, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Even as the Economy Grew, More Children Lost Health Insurance

A new analysis shows that coverage levels fell for a third straight year. And that was before the pandemic struck.

#children-and-childhood, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #hispanic-americans, #immigration-and-emigration, #medicaid, #state-childrens-health-insurance-program-s-chip

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‘Siempre, Luis’ Review: A Latino Community Activist Puts on a Show

The political consultant Luis A. Miranda Jr. almost gets his due in this HBO documentary.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #hamilton-play, #hispanic-americans, #home-box-office, #miranda-lin-manuel, #miranda-luis-a-jr, #new-york-city, #siempre-luis-movie, #theater

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Poll Finds Voters in Two Crucial States Repelled by Trump’s Debate Behavior

Biden is ahead by seven points in Pennsylvania and five points in Florida, according to the Times/Siena survey.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cuban-americans, #debates-political, #florida, #hispanic-americans, #pennsylvania, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #voting-and-voters

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Now the President and Frontline Workers Have Something in Common

The difference is not all frontline workers can protect themselves on the job. The coronavirus race gap, explained.

#coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #hispanic-americans, #race-and-ethnicity, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Latino Movies: 20 Essential Films Since 2000

In Hollywood, Hispanic stories usually mean ones from other countries. The features and documentaries on this list explore U.S. lives that deserve the spotlight, too.

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Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism

Historically, trees and city parks in America go to wealthy, white neighborhoods. Now, a program in Colorado’s capital is trying to correct that injustice.

#black-people, #denver-colo, #discrimination, #environment, #global-warming, #hispanic-americans, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #urban-areas

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U.S. Household Wealth Rose Before the Pandemic, but Inequality Persisted

A Federal Reserve survey of family finances shows that inequality was high last year. It’s likely to worsen because of the pandemic.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #federal-reserve-system, #hispanic-americans, #income, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #recession-and-depression, #stocks-and-bonds, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

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Seeing Ourselves in Bloom

Cristina Martinez makes paintings for hyphenated American life.

#art, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #hispanic-americans, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls

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A Painter Who Puts It All on the Line

At 81, Virginia Jaramillo is having her first solo museum exhibition, at the Menil Collection. What took so long?

#art, #hales-gallery-manhattan-ny, #hampton-bays-ny, #hispanic-americans, #houston-tex, #jaramillo-virginia, #johnson-daniel-larue-1938-2017, #menil-collection, #women-and-girls

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Trump and Biden Court Catholic Vote, in Very Different Ways

Joseph Biden’s supporters are highlighting his Catholic faith and values while President Trump, with a Supreme Court selection looming, is operating on the culture-war turf he prefers.

#abortion, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #freedom-of-religion, #hispanic-americans, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #roman-catholic-church, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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What Will It Take to Vote in Milwaukee?

The coronavirus has added strain to Wisconsin voters already facing challenges to ballot access.

#absentee-voting, #black-people, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #milwaukee-wis, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements

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Democrats, You Can’t Count on the Hispanic Vote

President Trump’s standing is as strong as it has ever been.

#hispanic-americans, #minorities, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #voting-and-voters

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Five Things Biden and His Allies Should Be Worried About

Interestingly, the suburban vote may not be one of them.

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