From the series Hispanic Americans: Major Minority
Grade Range: 5th – 8th
Page Count: 64
Lexile Level: 740L
According to U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos will make up two-thirds of the population growth in the United States for the first half of the twenty-first century. At this rate, Latinos will number 80 million by the year 2050! This growing part of America's population makes the United States a more exciting place. Hispanic athletes lead the way in American sports. Moviegoers flock to see Latinas and Latinos in movies. Other Hispanic Americans have gained fame for their television roles. Latin rhythms can be heard every hour on pop radio stations. And a growing number of Latino politicians are taking their place in America's government. Learn the stories of some of these trailblazers!
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