The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
Latinos officially outnumber whites in California, but they have a very small representation in Hollywood. Among those who break their way into the industry are the DACA recipients, also called DREAMers.
The question of a Puerto Rican vote is a highlight of the 2016 election.
In 2014, 60 percent of U.S. Latinos were under the age of 33, according to an analysis of Census data by the Pew Research Center.