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Dear President Obama: Five Ideas for Winning the Latino Vote | Voto Latino

Dear President Obama: Five Ideas for Winning the Latino Vote | Voto Latino | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
After three years in office, there's been little or no movement on issues important to Latinos and almost no recognition from the White House of the growing importance of our community or the pressures we feel.
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Latino Health Paradox: Latinos Boast Low Infant Mortality, Long Lives Despite Risk Factors

Latino Health Paradox: Latinos Boast Low Infant Mortality, Long Lives Despite Risk Factors | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Jonah Garcia is a social worker with what may be one of the toughest gigs in the country.
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Let's Wake and Smell the "Café"

Let's Wake and Smell the "Café" | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
If there were ever a time when Hispanic-Americans needed to be heard, if there were ever a time for LatinoVoices to launch, it is now.
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Nearly three of four Utah Latinos are Mexican | The Salt Lake Tribune

Nearly three of four Utah Latinos are Mexican | The Salt Lake Tribune | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Yolanda Marroquin-Lewis was born in Guatemala but finds that almost everyone in Utah assumes she is from Mexico.
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Looking good, hombre: Latino men spend more on personal care products, study reports - Fashion & Beauty - MiamiHerald.com

Looking good, hombre: Latino men spend more on personal care products, study reports - Fashion & Beauty - MiamiHerald.com | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Goodbye, metrosexual, and hola, vanidoso.
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Nanuet heart recipient urges more blacks, Latinos to donate organs

Nanuet heart recipient urges more blacks, Latinos to donate organs | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it

During the 78 days that Roxanne Watson of Nanuet was in a hospital bed waiting for word that a new heart was available to replace her own failing one, she noticed something about the other transplant patients in the same ward.
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Telemundo, Univision Score Real Gains in Upfronts but Still Command Just a Small Slice of Total U.S. Ad Spend | Adweek

Telemundo, Univision Score Real Gains in Upfronts but Still Command Just a Small Slice of Total U.S. Ad Spend | Adweek | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Spanish-language broadcasters raked in a record $2.15 billion in 2011-12 upfront commitments, but executives at Univision and Telemundo believe that many marketers are still guilty of undervaluing the Hispanic TV marketplace.
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Nonprofit Group Says California Latinos Are Crucial to National Degree-Attainment Goals - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Nonprofit Group Says California Latinos Are Crucial to National Degree-Attainment Goals - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
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Sale of Atlanta Hawks: Will GA Hispanic population impact game attendance?

Sale of Atlanta Hawks: Will GA Hispanic population impact game attendance? | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
This afternoon the Atlanta Hawks will make an official announcement regarding the rumor they are being purchased -- and Philips Arena, where they call home -- a...
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George Lopez axed: 'The unemployment rate for Latinos just got a little higher'

George Lopez axed: 'The unemployment rate for Latinos just got a little higher' | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
George Lopez handled the cancellation of his TBS late night show with his typical barbed humour on the penultimate episode of his chat show.
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Latino Student Voices On College, Culture And Identity

Although an Associated Press-Univision poll last year reported that 87 percent of Hispanics value higher education, Hispanic students comprise 12.7 percent of America's college graduates, according to the 2009 American Community Survey.
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The Hispanic Gender Gap: Can Latinas Save the American Family?

The Hispanic Gender Gap: Can Latinas Save the American Family? | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
All Americans have a stake in getting Hispanic males back on track. Latinas, who have a propensity for putting their families first, are taking up much of the slack with ambition and verve, but they can't fix the problem alone.
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Latinos, Asians make big gains in housing

Hundreds of thousands of white Californians, most of them under age 45, gave up their homes in the past decade, an Orange County Register analysis of census data shows.
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Couple donates part of lottery winnings to Latinos for college | abc7news.com

A Southern California couple is donating $1.25 million of their lottery jackpot to help more Latinos go to college.
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NEW STUDY: Family & Community are the Greatest Motivations for Latino Entrepreneurs

MassMutual's National Study Reveals Contradictions in Strong Values and Lack of Action Among Hispanic Business Owners that Lead to Gaps in Fiscal Fitness According to the U.S. Census, Hispanic-owned businesses are growing at double the national rate.
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South Florida Argentine community growing - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Thousands of Argentines settled in South Florida escaping an economic crisis a decade ago. Today, many are here illegally and face possible deportation orders.
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Don't Assume the Hispanic Vote Is a Democratic Lock - US News and World Report

Pundits overestimate what the Latino vote will do for Democrats.
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New U.S. census numbers herald a greater Latino presence in the Chicago area

New U.S. census numbers herald a greater Latino presence in the Chicago area | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
New U.S. census figures herald a future where Spanish is more likely to be heard inside classrooms and everything from politics to fashion and food will be executed with a Latin flair.
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Opinion: Theatrics won't woo Latinos - Alfonso Aguilar

Opinion: Theatrics won't woo Latinos - Alfonso Aguilar | U.S. Hispanics & Latinos | Scoop.it
Opinion: Obama had his chance. He raised the hopes of Latinos and then didn't deliver.
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