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On Cinco de Mayo, Nancy Pelosi draws inspiration from the Battle of Puebla to pass immigration reform

Cinco de Mayo is one of the least understood holidays, but if we poke around a bit in last year’s headlines, maybe we can put together a comprehensive definition. 362 more words

US Politics

Ricky Ricardo & Gloria Pritchett

There has always been a dilemma in the way Hispanic Americans are portrayed in the Anglo media compared to Latino media in the United States. Historically, the Anglo media has portrayed Hispanic Americans directly to an Anglo audience. 629 more words

Anglo Media

Illinois peeps, check out - Candidate for Chicago Mayor Struggles to Unite Latinos and Blacks

Jesus G. Garcia’s strategy of building a multicultural coalition to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel has not been able to overcome ethnic rivalries.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1DwC0Lt

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Havas PR North America Reveals Key Insights from Millennials in U.S.-Mexico Border States

The increasing influence of Hispanic-Americans on every aspect of American life—from politics to media, fashion to entertainment—is felt most keenly in the states bordering Mexico: Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. 291 more words

Millennials

Handful of Stars, by Cynthia Lord

Summary: When her blind dog slips his collar, twelve-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily’s grandfather–but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Selma are confronted with some of the hard truths of prejudice and migrant life.

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Illinois peeps, check out - Job Growth for Hispanics Is Outpacing Other Groups

Of all the country’s major racial and ethnic groups, only Hispanics, as of late last year, had returned to their unemployment levels before the recession, according to a recent economic report.. 10 more words

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Mexican Americans and Pentecostal Growth During the Great Depression


This Week in AG History–February 12, 1932
By Darrin Rodgers

Also published in PE News, 12 February 2015

While the Great Depression (beginning in 1929) affected everyone in the United States, it was particularly devastating to refugees who had fled the Mexican Revolution. 473 more words

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