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Poll: 1 In 3 Latinos Report Discrimination Based On Ethnicity

Latinos reported substantial discrimination across their lives, including interactions with the police, being slurred because of their race or ethnicity and in health care settings.
Source: Alyson Hurt

About a third of Latinos in America say they've been personally discriminated against when it comes to applying for jobs, being paid equally or considered for promotions — and when trying to rent a room or apartment or buy a house. Slightly more (37 percent) say they've personally experienced racial or ethnic slurs because of their race or ethnicity.

These are some of the key findings NPR is releasing Wednesday from a done with the

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