Amazonian Geographies: Emerging Identities and Landscapes

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The United States remains aware of the possibility of making the optional declaration under article 14, but has not made any decision to do so. Its research addresses the growing Chicano and Latino population, which now constitutes nearly 1/3 of California's and 1/2 of Los Angeles's population, yet continues to have disproportionately low access to higher education. The breadth of study provided by a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with the depth of study and application of skills provided by the African American Studies program will yield highly marketable graduates.

The Borderlands of Education: Latinas in Engineering

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Contains specific programming and religious education approaches for Latino youth and adults in an urban context. Features substantial extracts, and in some cases complete works by important 19th- and 20th-century social and political thinkers--organized under sections on Antebellem Critical Thought, Emigrationist and Diaspora Thought, Assimilation and Social Uplift, Contemporary Black Feminist Thought, Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience, Marxism and Social Progress, Rebellion and Radical Thought, Social Activism Reconsidered, Black Women Writers on Rape, and Alienation and Self-Respect.

Jose, Can You See: Latinos On And Off Broadway

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Blacks had worse access to care than Whites for 32% of access measures. Research shows that while Hispanics consume every type of media, they do seem to have a special attraction to television and radio. Though employers in mining, agriculture, and various industries were more than pleased to see ever larger numbers of migrant workers cross the border each year, Anglo American laborers in the same occupations as these immigrants blamed the newcomers for holding their wages down and viewed them as strike busters.

On the Move: A History of the Hispanic Church in the United

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In this regard, state constitutions and laws must, at a minimum, meet the basic guarantees of the U. The Department of Housing and Urban Development also clarified that landlords may not request additional paperwork or identification from applicants of Arab ancestry that are not required of other applicants, and must use the same standards in providing access to recreational facilities. 304. Internal migration continued, but at lower levels. southern and border states completed legislating one-drop-of-blood laws for African Americans and put the final touches on Jim Crow segregation.

Mexican American Fertility Patterns (Administrative History

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In the early Southwest before 1910, small numbers of Mexican Americans held offices in territorial and state legislatures in California, Colorado, and New Mexico. He shows that rascisms are often not aberrant or irrational but consistent with prevailing social conceptions, particularly of the reasonable and the normal. Students and activists protested vigorously, and Cisneros joined a convoy of writers to smuggle The House on Mango Street and other banned books back into Tucson.

Mi Barrio from SmarterComics (English)

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Jeynes, a professor at California State University at Long Beach and a scholar with the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, released a study showing that the achievement gap between majority students and minority students, as well as between students of high- and low-socioeconomic status, is significantly narrower in religious schools than in public schools. This philosophy will help foster a collaborative relation between academic institutions and American Indian communities and tribal governments.

Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and

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S. born children of Latin American immigrants. They may feel that it is the physician’s role to decide what to do and may find this confusing. Since the United States shares a 2,000 mile border with Mexico, Mexican Americans are in a truly unique position. Adding new techniques and out of the box thinking for pinpointing “truly” Spanish dominant consumers should be considered. For a long time, there has been a misconception that the parents of Mexican American students are not involved in their children’s education; however, multiple studies have demonstrated that parents are involved in their children’s education (Valencia & Black, 2002). [75] It is important to know that the parents of Mexican American students frequently display their involvement through untraditional methods; such as, consejos, home-base practices, and high academic expectations.

Between the Conquests: Readings in Early Chicano History

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Newton, turned their backs on Martin Luther King's pacifism and, building on Malcolm X's legacy, pioneered a radical new approach to the fight for equality. Dividing Latinas by their country of origin, Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans have twice the cervical cancer risk as Cuban Americans. One reason minorities account for a disproportionate share of births is that a larger proportion of minority women are in their childbearing ages, but minority women also have more children than non-Hispanic white women, on average.

Strangers in Our Own Land: Religion in U.S. Latina/o

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Discrepancies arise when it comes to beauty and style. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed B. As a group, Mexican-origin Hispanics ages 15 and older are slightly more likely (45%) to be married than Hispanics overall (43%). In the 2004-2005 academic year, ninety percent of all incoming freshmen received some form of financial aid, including more than $11 million in scholarships.

Resisting Categories: Latin American and/or Latino?

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Espiritistas are believed to have spiritual or psychic powers to cure illness by communicating with dead souls. · A "botanica" is a resource store for herbs and other traditional remedies. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0 ), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.