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Poll: Hispanic Discrimination High

WASHINGTON (AP) - When it comes to discrimination a lot of people think Hispanics face the worst treatment. And it's not just Hispanics who think so. More than three out of five people responding to an Associated Press-Univision poll said Hispanics face significant discrimination.

Just over half the people said blacks face significant discrimination, and half said women do. Among Latinos, 81 percent said Hispanics face a lot or some discrimination, while 59 percent of the others who were surveyed said Hispanics do.

An official with La Raza, a Latino advocacy organization, says the poll shows that Americans are recognizing that Hispanics have been "singled out and targeted."

 

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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