Testimonios: Early California through the Eyes of Women,

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They’re such an intrinsic part of who we are. Castro agreed to sell her company to Palladium after Alex Ventosa, a Palladium managing director born in Spain, spent a year gaining her trust and convincing her that Palladium would take good care of her family business. "Alex's accent … reminded her of her grandfather," Rodriguez says. "We were able to acquire that business, whereas other larger strategic buyers could not." •Promérica Bank, a small community bank founded two years ago by Maria Contreras-Sweet, former head of several California state agencies and a Mexican immigrant who saw an urgent need for a Latino-owned bank in Los Angeles.

Uncollected Works: Oscar Acosta

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Also see their Lesson Plans -- Excellent lessons on Border Art Corridos sin Fronteras, Songs Without Borders - This is the Smithsonian traveling exhibition and educational web site celebrating the narrative songs known as corridos. The association strives to accomplish its goals in collaboration with major corporate partners, strategic alliances, and public agencies. Learn the history: Although it's considered an American holiday, National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the independence of five Latin American countries including Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua along with Mexico, Chile and Belize.

Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest

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A race is a group of people with a common physical feature or features. Really, a survey asked me what I consider myself. There are three Democratic Hispanic nominees for statewide offices in New Mexico. Vargas assigns the role of the “white Hispanic” as a broker: whose white skin gives them dual privileges and access to both communities that could be used for either personal or communal gain. “White Hispanics” as Buffers between the White Elite and Darker Non-Elite: As a critical complement to Vargas’ essay, The Blinker’s Geoffery Mullings argues that “white Hispanics”are socially positioned somewhere between being a beneficiary of white privilege and victim of cultural racism.

Guillermo Calles: A Biography of the Actor and Mexican

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The findings suggest that young Hispanic families and new arrivals are settling elsewhere. Prison gang-related crime and violence in the nation’s corrections system poses a significant threat to facility employees and a growing threat in many communities. David Alejandro Haros commented: "I used to hate the term Hispanic, but now it doesn't matter. We present our specific recommendations at the end of this statement. One hundred and twenty-one Latino kindergartners were chosen randomly from those entering bilingual programs in two Los Angeles County school districts.

The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers

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Minorities represented 16 percent of the population ages 65 and older in 1998, but their share is expected to reach 24 percent by 2025, and 34 percent by 2050 � more than double the 1998 share. African American, American Indian, and Hispanic men were roughly twice as likely as white men to be unemployed in 1998. Was this affluence possible only because of special government loans, scholarships, or other affirmative action programs? While dominant representations of Latinas in imported Latin American television programming (such as novellas or talk shows) consistently feature glamorous, sexualized, and alluringly dressed Latina bodies, the preferred Latina icon in TV ads targeting U.

Those Oldies but Goodies

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Renowned keynote speakers will visit Reading and share their insights and knowledge: Opening keynote speaker Julissa Gutierrez is the Northeast Director of Civic Engagement for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund. OMGs regularly solicit information of intelligence value from government or law enforcement employees. Rather, he intends to shame the Hispanic/Latino label to discourage those Latinos from forming a stronger path to power–in both parties—and cultural ascendency as it was the case with the Irish, Jews, Scott-Irish and Cubans acquired through cultural harmonization–or issues salient to them.

Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America

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The Greek Orthodox liturgy differs on key points from the Roman Catholic. S. embassies from Rome to Rangoon. **(Rick Batalla) Bellhop, a bumbling Hispanic bellhop working at the Whispering Pines hotel along the California coast. A. from Boston University. **(Gino Conforti) Felipe, an Hispanic kitchen worker and dishwasher who worked at Angelino's, an Italian restaurant located in Santa Monica, California. Health leaders also emphasized the need to consider the sustainability of programs over time, rather than focus on short-term initiatives.

Brown Celluloid: Latino/A Film Icons and Images in the

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But the states with the fastest growing Hispanic populations? It is also argued that the term “Latino” might be legally problematic, for others of “Latin” descent whose families have never lived in Latin America, e.g., the French, Italians, and others might conceivably argue that they are “Latinos” and therefore should be considered minorities. While eligibility for each award hinges on specific requirements, multicultural scholarship programs share the common goal of promoting higher education among ethnic student populations.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Hisp) (Hispanics of Achievement)

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In arriving at its decisions, OMB took into account not only the public comment on the recommendations published in the Federal Register on July 9, 1997, but also the considerable amount of information provided during the four years of this review process, including public comments gathered from hearings and responses to two earlier OMB Notices (on June 9, 1994, and August 28, 1995). I then say that I'm Caucasian and am laughed at, because evidently, they don't think my tan skin, brown eyes and hair match the description.

A New Vision for Missions: William Cameron Townsend, The

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Unfortunately, it appears that, except, perhaps, for Westerners of European origin, virtually all human races fall under the latter characterization. In the struggle to close this gap, the stakes are high: Research suggests that a more diverse faculty might lead to better attendance, fewer suspensions and higher test scores. Meanwhile, many entry-level service jobs have moved to suburban areas. And when asked to state their race in the Pew Hispanic survey, while a third (36%) call themselves white, a quarter (26%) say they are “some other race” and another quarter (25%) volunteer that they are “Hispanic or Latino” (even though the U.