Category Archives: Latinos

100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos

School segregation on rise 65 years after Brown v. Board of Education

UCLA’s Civil Rights Project this month reported on its examination of schools, 65 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled racial segregation in schools unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education. The study showed a rollback. The authors wrote segregation … Continue reading

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Measles and migration story debunked

A fake story is making the rounds on Facebook, tricking people into thinking that the outbreak of measles in the United States has been caused by immigrants from South America. It reports, “A Facebook meme incorrectly blames the measles outbreak … Continue reading

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Bias Busters diversity quiz tests your cultural competence IQ

Welcome to the Bias Busters site. This connects to guides that answer more than 1,500 questions that everyone wonders about, but that they may be reluctant to ask because they don’t want to bruise feelings or appear to not know … Continue reading

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Associated Press changes style on race, gender

Related: AP changes style to capitalize Black and Indigenous AP explains why it will not capitalize white The Associated Press stylebook sets the tone and conventions for news media across the United States and around the world. New editions typically … Continue reading

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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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FBI adds hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, Arab Americans

The FBI has announced that its mechanism for gathering reports on hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arab Americans is operational. Quantifying is an important step on the road to understanding a problem and then solving it. The FBI announced … Continue reading

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