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4 years 4 months ago

People in Pueblo rally against racism

Statistics show racism is still a problem in America. The FBI says more than 7,700 hate crimes were reported in 2008. One hundred and fifty of those crimes happened here in Colorado. This month the YWCA is hosting rallies across the country to help bring an end to racism. Today...

4 years 5 months ago

Minority births may soon top white births

This could be the year that the number of babies born to minorities in America outnumbers babies born to whites. That's because immigration has boosted the number of Hispanic women in their prime childbearing years. Hispanic women have an average 2.99 children to 1.87 among white women. In 2008,...

4 years 5 months ago

Less stimulus for minority firms

The Obama administration is hearing a rising chorus of demands to steer more stimulus money to Hispanic and black businesses. Those businesses are getting a disproportionately small number of federal stimulus contracts. Latinos own 6.8 percent of businesses but have received only 1.7 percent of federal stimulus contracts recorded in...

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