Latinos


Emanuel Montalvo cuts Aaron Feria's hair on Oct. 12 at The Lounge Barbershop in Arcadia. The barbershop is one of a growing number of Latino-owned businesses in the Trempealeau County city that is home to a fast-growing Latino population. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
As Latino Populations Increase, Communities Are Also Seeing a Growth in Latino-owned Businesses

The Latino population is the fastest growing in the state, resulting in places like Arcadia — a tiny city in Trempealeau County — seeing a marked increase in Latino-owned businesses, like barbershops and restaurants.

La Casa de Esperanza Charter School Teacher Jesus Avila leads his class in a traditional Aztec drumming performance. The charter school is just one of the many educational missions of La Casa de Esperanza, a nonprofit that has served the Waukesha community for more than 50 years. (Photo by Cara Spoto)
La Casa de Esperanza Has Served the Hispanic Community in Waukesha For Much Longer Than a Lot of People Might Think

Agency has served the Latino Community and others in need for more than 50 years

Photo courtesy of Jonathan De Campos.
Meet the Boricua From Wisconsin Working to Activate Florida Voters

With the 2020 political season in full swing, Joseph Martínez has a foot in two battleground states decided by razor-thin electoral margins.

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Trump and Biden Are Waging War en Español, Wisconsin Airwaves Included

Trump and Biden's ad war is on. They are making an ambitious bid for Latino voters by speaking en su idioma. But how effective are they?

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Meat Plant Workers Speak Out

Low-wage, frequently Latino workers, are forced to risk their health

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Photo Essay: Faces Of Our Essential Workers

New York can't survive without the hard work of thousands of so-called essential workers. We wanted to put a face to their sacrifice during this pandemic.