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Racial Equality: Building a Better Austin for Latinos – Part One

Latino and Hispanic citizens make up just under 40% of the total population in Texas and, compared to their White peers, they face more barriers to success.

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Editor's note: Part two of KVUE's special, "Racial Equality: Building a Better Austin for Latinos," airs on KVUE at 6 p.m. on Nov. 24.

A vibrant culture that's essential to the makeup of Texas – Latinos make up the largest minority group in a state that's growing.

Millions of people with their own stories and identities, they face more barriers to success than their white peers. We're taking a deep dive into how we can all help remove those barriers to make our communities better.

This is a KVUE News special production – "Racial Equality: Building a Better Austin."

Latino and Hispanic citizens make up just under 40% of the total population in Texas. And compared to their White peers, they face more barriers to success, when it comes to employment, housing, equal access to health care and more.

We hope you'll join us for the next two nights, as we dive into these topics and more.