Category Archives: Hispanics/Latinos

100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics/Latinos

Congratulations to Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, for the launch of a new diversity style guide for journalists. The guide is filled with contemporary definitions and is well organized, listing terms alphabetically and by … Continue reading

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6 ways Silicon Valley can build diverse talent pipeline

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Fall reading list includes Bias Busters series

Diverse reading list for fall includes Bias Busters, book about Bill Cosby and one by Charles Blow. Continue reading

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Public schools are now mostly minorities

For years, we have known that the United States will become a country in which no racial or ethnic group is in the majority. The Pew Research Center reports why, when schools open, non-Hispanic white students will no longer be … Continue reading

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Ted Nugent’s race remarks cost him concerts

Rocker Ted Nugent has had a controversial concert tour, having venues canceled or protested coast to coast over his remarks about Hispanics, Asians, American Indians and Trayvon Martin. * The City of Longview, Texas, paid Nugent to not perform at … Continue reading

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Map shows child immigration from Honduras, Guatemala

Pressure has been building along the U.S.-Mexico border and on President Barack Obama over a crisis of immigration by unaccompanied minors. As explained in the foreword to 100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos, immigration issues get especially painful … Continue reading

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Millions change race on Census forms

Can people change their race? Millions did between 2000 and 2010, according to Census forms. Watch for a report on this later in 2014. A glimmer of the story came out this month at the annual Population Association of America … Continue reading

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New from Pew: Hispanic Catholics are up—and down

The Pew Hispanic Trends project poses a riddle: If fewer Hispanics are Catholic, how come more Catholics be Hispanic? The answer is in data posted on its FactTank blog. Pew research shoes that the percentage of Latinos in the United … Continue reading

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Video about Hispanics, Latinos and 100 questions

Michigan State University journalism students talk about how and why they published “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos.” Two of them, Jennifer Brown and Monica Reida, worked on making the guide. The third student, Santiago Montiel, who is … Continue reading

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MSNBC Cinco de Mayo apology shouldn’t stop there

MSNBC was quick to apologize after an on-air gag about Cinco de Mayo angered viewers and others. The apology should not be the last word. Michigan State University journalism students just published “100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos” … Continue reading

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