From Tobacco to Tortillas: Latinos Remake Durham, North Carolina – NBC News.com

“A native of Mexico, Flores came to Durham from California in the mid-90s when the Latino population was about 2,000 people, just 1 percent of the city’s population, according to a study by the Latino Migration Project at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

As Durham’s Hispanic population has grown to about 36,000 people – about 14 percent of the city’s 288,000 in 2010 – so did Flores and her business, with the help of a community intent on seeing Latinos integrate, succeed and mature.”

via From Tobacco to Tortillas: Latinos Remake Durham, North Carolina – NBC News.com.

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