Roberto Clemente (21st Century Skills Library: Life Skills

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Recognizing his leadership on the census for the Hispanic Caucus, the House Democratic Leadership selected Congressman Gonzalez to also Co-Chair the Democratic Caucus Census Task Force. Hispanic and Latinos are racially diverse, although different "races" are usually the majority of each Hispanic group. To collect data from an individual respondent, investigators should use respondent self-report or self-identification and use two separate questions. San Antonio-born Bonilla was the first Hispanic Republican from Texas elected to Congress, when he switched from journalism to politics.
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Fulgencio Batista: From Revolutionary to Strongman

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Al Cardenas, chairman of the American Conservative Union and former chairman of the Republican Party in Florida, agreed that the immigration debate has been detrimental for the GOP. “Across the board generationally and demographically, the immigration issue has become a wedge issue … because it’s become a litmus test of respect and caring in that community,” Cardenas said. “My advice for conservatives and the party as a whole is to get bipartisan immigration reform done in next 100 to 200 days.” A survey of Hispanic voters by the firm Latino Decisions found that Hispanics pushed Obama over the top in Colorado, Florida and Nevada, swing states where they turned out in unusually high numbers.
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Alex Rodriguez (Latinos in Baseball)

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You must demonstrate academic merit, community service and financial need to be eligible for this renewable award. But while these young Latinos value their roots, they’re also open to other cultures—22% have shopped at an Asian supermarket. As a boy on the rough streets of Washington Heights, N. The most widely used compendia are the annual Statistical Abstract of the United States, the periodic County and City Data Book, and the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book.
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Los Patrones: Profiles of Hispanic Leaders in New Mexico

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But they contribute to a well-grounded fear among minorities that the police will assume the worst about them, and on a dark street corner that assumption can be fatal. Hispanics are slightly less likely to cohabit than Whites. The interplay between ethnic and national identity among Latino and Caucasian Americans. They vary their recipes with new ingredients and include dishes The states with the largest populations of Latino Americans are California, Arizona, New Mexico, Florida, and New York. from other ethnic groups in their meals.
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The Desert Remembers My Name: On Family and Writing (Camino

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Sept. 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. After all, I could not have been the only Latino kid who grew up on a steady diet of Santana and Julio Jaramillo. Includes all other responses not included in the "White", "Black or African American", "American Indian and Alaska Native", "Asian" and "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" race categories described above.
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After the Sun Went Down: The Moore's Ford Story

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For this program, the Census Bureau and State agencies jointly prepare annual county estimates for use in State and Federal planning and funding. It is a far cry from her childhood in a rough neighborhood in the Los Angeles community of Panorama City, where her family rented a two-bedroom apartment. The Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2014, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or racial minority. Each year, the Hispanic Federation hosts the largest community-wide gathering on Latino education in the Northeast region.
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The Weave of My Life: A Dalit Woman's Memoirs

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Services the needy through research and human services while advocating on behalf of Hispanics and other minority groups." (From Associations Unlimited ) Description: "The Dominican-American National Roundtable (DANR) is a non-partisan, non-profit corporation seeking to bring together the different voices of all people of Dominican origin in the United States. Apart from differences in use of diagnostic tests or application of treatments, discrepancies in stroke care can occur because the proportion of minorities evaluated by specialists is different as compared with whites.
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Famous People of Hispanic Heritage Volume V

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Additionally, no speaker discussed any non-FDA approved or investigational use product or device. Hispanics voted for Obama over Mitt Romney by a resounding 71 percent to 27 percent and may have put him over the top in several key swing states. Pathways Early Childhood creates a path to academic success for families by: This component motivates Latino parents to get a head start in prepping their children for college. The standards in this Directive have been used for almost two decades throughout the Federal government for recordkeeping, collection, and presentation of data on race and Hispanic origin.
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Echoes of Life in Phoenix, Living Loving and Growing in the

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And while 95% of Hispanics think it's important for future generations to preserve the cultural tradition of speaking Spanish, 71% of them say that it's not necessary to speak the language in order to be considered Hispanic. CRCHD also cosponsors an annual Cancer Health Disparities Summit. Preventing the Flu: Information for Community and Faith-based OrganizationsCommunity and faith-based organizations are essential partners in comprehensive state and local flu response.
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Placido Domingo (Hispanics of Achievement)

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The different meanings and social values those interviewed attribute to the label "Hispanic" also correspond to their gender and social class position, including racial prejudices and values stemming from their countries of origin. Martinez's campaign ran a television commercial blaming her opponent for giving "sanctuary to criminal illegals, like child molester Juan Gonzalez"—a spot that drew comparisons to the infamous Willie Horton ad against Michael Dukakis in 1988. Journal American Geriatric Society, 48, 1132-1135.
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