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A stark racial divide on vaccinations leaves many at risk as Pa. reopens

As the state eases distancing and mask mandates, health officials are still failing to successfully vaccinate communities that have been disadvantaged from the start.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Black, Hispanic kids are less likely than white kids to receive diagnostic imaging during ER visit

Data analysis found that Black children were 18% less likely than white children to receive diagnostic imaging during an ER visit. Hispanic children were 13% less likely to have imaging, compared to whites.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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Hispanic Heritage Month

WITF Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the following programs scheduled to honor contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans

By Fred Vigeant

Biden supporters meet with Latino leaders in key states

The political firm the Latino Victory Fund recently organized an event with former Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg and two candidates running for seats in the state legislature — Democrat Janet Diaz of Lancaster, and Democrat Manuel Guzman of Reading.

By Alanna Elder

Philadelphia struggles to make coronavirus info quickly available in Spanish

In Philadelphia, where 23% of residents speak a language besides English at home, the city has not been translating and disseminating information to these communities.
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

‘A new era for Philly’: Spanish-speaking Catholics praise Hispanic archbishop

The phone at St. Patrick’s, where roughly the majority of parishioners speak Spanish, rang all day long with churchgoers who are ecstatic over the appointment of a Hispanic archbishop.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY and Emily Scott/WHYY