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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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Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822-2012 Free eBook

Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822-2012 was initially reviewed in Government Book Talk, when it was released as a print publication. It has just been made available as a free eBook through the GPO Online  Bookstore, so we are revisiting our original blog. 595 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - Jorge Ramos, Voice of Latino Voters on Univision, Sends Shiver Through G.O.P.

Mr. Ramos, the influential Univision and Fusion anchor, has begun criticizing Republicans over their immigration stance, posing a challenge to their 2016 hopes.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/15mODIQ

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Liberal Academics: Civil Rights "Activists" in Search of a Cause

I recently traveled to Houston, Texas to visit a good friend who attends Rice University as a PhD history student. A brilliant person, my friend moves easily amongst his colleagues and was invited to join them for thanksgiving dinner. 794 more words

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The Founding of the Latin American Conference in 1918


This Week in AG History–December 8, 1917
By Glenn Gohr

Also published in AG-News, Mon, 08 Dec 2014 – 4:49 PM CST

From the outset, the Assemblies of God has evangelized and ministered to Hispanics, as well as other ethnic groups. 468 more words

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