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Life in Laredo: A Documentary History from the Laredo

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The lower average educational attainment of minorities explains only part of their greater poverty rates. poverty rates are higher among minorities than among non-hispanic whites at every level of educational attainment. among high school dropouts ages 25 or older, the poverty rate for blacks (37 percent) is still more than twice that of non-hispanic whites (18 percent). latinos and american indians with less than a high school education also have higher poverty rates than non-hispanic whites or asians without a high school diploma. among college graduates, the poverty rates for blacks, latinos, and american indians are two to three times that of non-hispanic whites. even among asians ages 25 and older, the poverty rate for college graduates is more than twice that of non-hispanic whites.
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The Chicano Labyrinth of Solitude: A Study in the Making of

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The researchers also found that for the tribal government to be effective, it needed to be based on the cultural traditions of the tribe and not simply on forms that were at one time imposed by the federal government. In addition, the Young Ladies Seminary in San Jos&eagrave;, run by The Sisters of Charity and the Church of Saint Francis School in San Francisco were also active. [9] Overall, an estimated one thousand children in California were being educated during the Mexican Era in a variety of Catholic, private, and public schools. [10] The Republic of Texas, established in 1836 and annexed to the U.
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Latino Talent: Effective Strategies to Recruit, Retain and

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Many have the opportunity to visit Mexico on a relatively frequent basis. Women are less likely than men to receive appropriate treatment after a heart attack. Meningitis, at 8.1%, is the leading known cause of hearing impairment occurring after birth. Toward a Theoretical Explanation of the Effects of Race on Counseling: A Black and White Model. Center for Assessment and Demographic Studies. (1983). According to a seminal study of language development in 1995, by age 3, children in poverty have smaller vocabularies and lower language skills than children from middle-income families.
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Street Therapists: Race, Affect, and Neoliberal Personhood

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C. 3631 – Fair Housing Act criminal provisions – This law makes it illegal for an individual to use force or threaten to use force to injure, intimidate, or interfere with, or attempt to injure, intimidate, or interfere with, any person’s housing rights because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Weight-Loss Interventions for Hispanic Populations: The Role of Culture 1Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N.
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Violence and Hope in a U.S.-Mexico Border Town

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How does watching television affect performance in school? S. adults live with a disability that interferes with activities of daily living, including: 15% of American adults who say they have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs. 11% of American adults who say that, because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, they have serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions. 9% of American adults who say they have serious difficulty hearing. 8% of American adults who say that, because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, they have difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping. 7% of American adults who say they are blind or have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses. 3% of American adults who say they have trouble dressing or bathing. 54% of people living with a disability use the internet. 42% of people living with a disability have looked online for health information.
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Las Hermanas: Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in

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Both the number of prisoners under sentence of death and the number of executions have declined since 2000. Topics may be related to such issues as youth, migration, family, religion, or cultural production. While 70 percent of libraries report increased use of public computers, and more than half of libraries report an increase in use of electronic resources, 55 percent of urban libraries report operating budget decreases during the current fiscal year, followed by suburban (36 percent) and rural (26 percent) libraries.
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Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality,

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Examines how Latino men regard successful Latina women, and the myths and mystique of machismo. Method: A literature review of articles primarily published within the last 10 years, along with some earlier "landmark" studies of collegiate drinking in the United States, was conducted to determine institutional factors that influence the consumption of alcohol. Of course, it’s not just the Black kids sitting together—the White, Latino, Asian Pacific, and in some regions, American Indian youth, are clustered in their own groups, too.
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The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots

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D., Professor of Sociology, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Expand Alcohol Use and Risky Sexual Behavior Among College Students and Youth: Evaluating the Evidence ABSTRACT. At the same time, however, no one institution can take on these issues alone. Students can lead this discussion as a group, in front of the whole class, or the groups can be reorganized so that one person from each original group is the expert on the famous Latino they will be discussing.
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Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing (de Vries

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The process of cultural assimilation encountered by Cubans in the United States has gradually changed their perception of seeking and accepting social services including rehabilitation and counseling services. That legislation seeks to improve the administration of elections in the United States in three ways: (1) creation of a new federal agency, the Election Assistance Commission, to serve as a clearinghouse for election administration information; (2) provision of funds to states to improve election administration and replace outdated voting systems; and (3) creation of minimum standards for states to follow in several key areas of election administration.
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Embodying Latino Masculinities: Producing Masculatinidad

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Despite the identification and characterization of risk factors, no combination of these risk factors can predict macrosomia accurately enough to be used clinically. D., is a clinical instructor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Kentucky. Sánchez described in 1948, the decision to be placed in either a white or a Mexican school was "�arbitrary and capricious." [26] The Aoy Preparatory School in El Paso, Texas is illustrative of the shift of Spanish language schools to public schools which stressed "American" values.
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