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The majority of jobs lost have been low-paying jobs (57% of jobs lost during the pandemic), and the crisis has widened the racial and ethnic gap in the unemployment rate. While the white unemployment rate has fallen to 5.7%, the Black rate is 9.2% and the Latino rate is 8.6%.

In this predominantly Latino community in CA "children grow up learning to never open their eyes or mouths while they shower. They know that what comes out of their faucets may harm them, and parents warn they must not swallow when they brush their teeth."

Half of Black Americans and 40% of Latinos say they are counting on government relief, survey shows. 24% of Black and Latino respondents says they need it but don't think it will come to fruition.

Deaths have hit the poor, and Latino and Black communities especially hard. People working essential jobs have greater exposure to the virus and are more likely to bring it home to others who share crowded living quarters.​

The Latino community has benefited from Afro-Latinos like Black Cubans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans. In the @DCAfroLatino  caucus, we love to talk about Casilda Luna's part in the March on Washington & creating spaces where Latinos could go. - Manuel Mendez

Marlene Orozco, lead research analyst with SLEI, discusses the findings of the 2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship report.

Check out @HarlemCaptial 's third Diverse Founders Report that traces the pipeline of Black and Latino founders raising VC funding along with their investors!

2/Maryland’s Black and Latino residents were hit hard by the coronavirus, particularly early on. Their difficulty in getting the limited, life-saving inoculations further magnified the inequalities of the pandemic.

Deaths have hit the poor, and Latino and Black communities especially hard. People working essential jobs have greater exposure to the virus and are more likely to bring it home to others who share crowded living quarters.​

"My story is the story of the Bronx. It's a story of struggle, but it's also one of overcoming." Rep. @RitchieTorres  made history as the first latino'>Afro-Latino openly gay man elected to Congress. Quicktake's @jasonkellynews  profiled Torres for Portrait. Watch:

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"Why didn't you stay in Mexico?" A Latino dad was harassed by a white man at a school meeting in Michigan organized to address recent racist incidents in the district.

Black and Latino people in the U.S. are 3 times as likely to contract the coronavirus than their white neighbors — and nearly twice as likely to die, according to new data we obtained by suing the CDC

Almost 8,000 ballots in Georgia and Florida have been flagged for errors or rejection, reports @NBCNews  — most of them cast by Black, Asian and Latino voters. So far, at least 1,565 mail-in ballots in Georgia have been rejected. About 50% of them are from Black voters.

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NEW: Biden draws distinction between diversity within Black and Latino communities, telling @NPR’s@lourdesgnavarro  that “unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes.."

Here's a radical idea. Instead of arresting poor Americans — disproportionately African American and Latino — for possessing marijuana, let's start prosecuting the crooks on Wall Street for laundering money for drug cartels, suspected terrorists and corrupt foreign officials.

Joe Biden: ‘Unlike the African American Community ... the Latino Community Is an Incredibly Diverse Community‘ via . Wow! Joe Biden just @BreitbartNewsost  the entire African American community. What a “dumb” thing to say!

CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, who is black and Latino, and his team were arrested by officers early this morning in Minneapolis. Not far away, CNN journalist Josh Campbell, who is white, says he was "treated much differently."

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US Surgeon General Jerome Adams says black, Latino & other people of color should "avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs." "We need you to step up," he says. Some will find this language offensive after Adams stressed that behavior was not the issue for why more black ppl are dying.

A woman accused of beating a 92-year-old Latino man with a brick in Los Angeles last July 4 — telling him to "Go back to your country" — has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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