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Issues and topics concerning the Hispanic/Latin community in the U.S.
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Don't stereotype Hispanic America

When you refuse to acknowledge a group of people in all their nuances and complexities, or depict them as predictable and one-dimensional, or dictate for them a code of acceptable behavior, it is a blatant sign of disrespect.
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Latino Heritage Month: Who We Are... And Why We Celebrate?

Latino Heritage Month: Who We Are... And Why We Celebrate? | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
The fact is Latino heritage is U.S. heritage. You wouldn't have such "American" phenomena as cowboys, guitars, rubber balls, gold mining, horses, corn, and even Jazz, Rock-and-Roll, and Hip Hop, without the contribution of Latinos.
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The Latino List Debuts On HBO Latino

The Latino List Debuts On HBO Latino | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
HBO presents a unique glimpse into the vibrant and burgeoning culture of Hispanic America through a series of highly personal video portraits of Latinos who have richly contributed to the fabric of contemporary society.
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Double Minority: Latinos with HIV

Double Minority: Latinos with HIV | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Having HIV as a Latino presents its own singular challenges, but some are working to ease the struggle of being a double minority.
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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on HBO's The Latino List, Pitbull, and Andy Warhol - Miami Art - Cultist

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on HBO's The Latino List, Pitbull, and Andy Warhol - Miami Art - Cultist | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is no stranger to crafting portraits. His are in the collections of the Museum of Modern...
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The Impact of Negative Statistics on the Latino Brand

The Impact of Negative Statistics on the Latino Brand | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
It is in our national interest to highlight Latino accomplishments and statistics that bring attention to the many areas in which we excel.
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9/11 And Latinos: Four Mothers Rocked By September 11 Attacks

9/11 And Latinos: Four Mothers Rocked By September 11 Attacks | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
They should have been anticipating baby showers and picking names for the children they were expecting. Instead, these four mothers, like the rest of the world, were rocked by the September 11 attacks.
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HuffPo Latino Voices–Vistas: “Illegal” or ‘Undocumented?” | The Wise Latina Club

HuffPo Latino Voices–Vistas: “Illegal” or ‘Undocumented?” | The Wise Latina Club | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
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Hispanic Media: Faring Better than the Mainstream Media - Pew Research Center

Hispanic Media: Faring Better than the Mainstream Media - Pew Research Center | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Spanish-language media faces challenges -- such as an increasingly U.S.-born Latino population -- but it still tends to fare better overall than their mainstream English-language counterparts.
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Lessons in Healthy Eating at the Grocery Store

Lessons in Healthy Eating at the Grocery Store | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
HAYWARD — In front of a freezer full of ice cream at a Mi Pueblo supermarket in Hayward, a health ...
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Monologues capture the queer Latino/a experience in Orange County

Monologues capture the queer Latino/a experience in Orange County | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Monologues capture the queer Latino/a experience in Orange County | queer, latino, latinos, capture, monologues, county, orange, experience, latinas...
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Latino Disconnect: The Science of a Curve Ball

Perhaps throwing a curve ball of alternative Latino content wouldn't be a bad idea either for the film industry.
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The Powerful Minority: The Financial Importance of the US Hispanic Population - Technorati Finance

The Powerful Minority: The Financial Importance of the US Hispanic Population - Technorati Finance | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Recent facts , trends and tastes of the growing Hispanic population in America. Insights for effectively localize brands and products when targeting at the influential market segment.
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Study finds minorities with college degrees earn less than Whites  | Daily Sundial

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Susana Martinez: Can a Latina governor be anti-illegal immigration?

Susana Martinez: Can a Latina governor be anti-illegal immigration? | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez acknowledged last week that she is descended from illegal immigrants. But as governor, she's taken a strong stance against illegal immigration. In that way, she's testing the boundaries for a new kind of conservative.
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The Importance of Understanding the Growing U.S. Latino Market Online | PBS

The Importance of Understanding the Growing U.S. Latino Market Online | PBS | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
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Who most embraces 'American dream'? Hispanics. - Christian Science Monitor

Who most embraces 'American dream'? Hispanics. - Christian Science Monitor | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorWho most embraces 'American dream'? Hispanics.Christian Science MonitorTwo-thirds of Hispanic business owners said they started their firms to better their lives, provide for their families, according to new survey.

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Hollywood Bowl Museum spotlights Latino artists

Hollywood Bowl Museum spotlights Latino artists | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
In a way, it all began with "¡Bienvenido Gustavo!," the 2009 Hollywood Bowl mega-concert celebrating Gustavo Dudamel's arrival as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
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Dominicans In New York: A Strong And Growing Political Presence

Dominicans In New York: A Strong And Growing Political Presence | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
According to the 2010 Census, New York will lose two congressional seats because of a relative population decline.
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Latino Disconnect: We Deliver a Limited Perspective of Ourselves

Latino Disconnect: We Deliver a Limited Perspective of Ourselves | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
We remain in a sort of limbo of extremes when we portray ourselves in our own media. We are either super-stars or immigrant criminals - and what's worse, no one seems to mind.
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