When I Was Puerto Rican

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By 1930, 15 percent had employment, and 45 percent of this total worked in domestic and personal service, with smaller percentages in textile and food processing industries, agriculture, or sales (Cortés, pp. 708, 713). As part of this initiative, the Commission also created the annual Freedom to Compete Awards. Are state and local estimates of the deaf and hard-of-hearing population available? Overall, unmarried (divorced or never married) women aged 25-64 years are more likely to be uninsured (21%) than married women (13%) in the same age group. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2008.

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The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers

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Together, these influences have shaped their approach to system-wide planning and action (see figure below). Millicent Freeman is the Director of Outreach of Training at the New York City DOHMH Bureau of STD Control and Prevention. During the 2012 elections, San Antonio voters approved a referendum for a 1/8th cent sales tax increase to fund an expansion of Pre-K education to address a gap in citywide enrollment. Epidemiology relies heavily on statistics for establishing and quantifying the relationships between risk factors and disease, and for establishing whether or not there is an excessive amount of a particular disease occurring in a specific geographic area.

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Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America

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No English word except "gringo" eliminates ambiguity. Catholic colleges, teacher training schools, and junior colleges/community colleges appear to have educated the majority of Latinos in the pre-World War II era; however, this is an area of research requiring further investigation. What remained unclear was whether or not Mexicans fit the legal definition of white in accordance with the 1870 Naturalization Act, which stipulated that a “white person” and “persons of African nativity, or African descent” could become naturalized citizens of the United States, but not others.

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[ Technofuturos: Critical Interventions in Latina/o Studies[

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Capital punishment continues to be an issue of great public debate in the United States. Ninety-one percent agree that massage can be effective in reducing pain. Secular trends in cardiovascular disease risk factors according to body mass index in US adults. Forthcoming reports will describe the Religious Landscape Study’s findings about the religious beliefs and practices of “nones” and other groups. A1 R223 2009: The terrorist attacks against U.

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Once Upon a Quinceanera Coming of Age in the USA (Paperback,

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K39 2002 : This exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora throughout the twentieth century begins with the premise that the catalyst for political engagement has rarely been misery, poverty, or oppression. Examination of the cultural and artistic productions of Latin Americans and constructions of Latin American heritage and tradition. This book is suitable for hip-hop generation historians, undergraduate and graduate university students, as well as anyone interested in Black history, its past, present and future.

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Civil Rights and Beyond: African American and Latino/a

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While genetics certainly play a role in determining how susceptible a person is to specific diseases, environmental factors and lifestyle play a large role as well. [24] For this reason, it is impossible to discern exactly what causes a person to acquire a disease, but it's clear that a mixture of all 3 factors are at play. Protects and promotes the rights of over 25 million Latinos in the United States in employment, education, immigration, political access, and language through litigation and community education.

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The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

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A renowned physicist and educator, Mexican American Alberto Vinicio Baez (1912– ) and his co-researcher, Paul Kirkpatrick, developed the Kirkpatrick-Baez Lamar X-ray telescope, which was later approved for flight on the Freedom Space Station. Folk illnesses are health problems associated with members of a particular group and for which their culture provides etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and regimen of healing; and which also have psychological and/or religious overtones (Neff, 1998).

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CENTRO Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies:Volume

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With the rapidly growing number of Hispanics in the U. Lifetime risk for development of atrial fibrillation: the Framingham Heart Study. This initiative is a collaborative effort among 20 federal agencies and departments, aimed at helping local communities address the special housing and service needs of homeless persons, many of whom have mental illness, substance dependence or abuse, and physical disabilities. During the same period, however, the Black-White gap with regard to low birth weight infants decreased. 259.

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Media Representations of Police and Crime: Shaping the

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For this reason, these international estimates are not comparable to the estimates presented here. Sherwood Rowland, that chlorofluorocarbons deplete the Earth's ozone layer. Sure, in your lifetime you can see extraordinary things that might change your view or opinion on certain subjects, but overall, your culture is what defines you.... [tags: society, culture, hispanic household] Overview of a Quinceañera - What is the difference between a book and a Quinceañera.

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The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American

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While these humanistic ideals may seem highly commendable and appropriate for the counseling profession, they have oftentimes been translated in such a manner as to justify support for the status quo. In 2010 alone, states passed more than 300 such laws, including measures requiring local law enforcement officials, teachers, social workers, health-care providers, private-sector employers, and others to verify the citizenship of any individual they encounter in their official duties or businesses—and make it a crime for non-citizens not to have documents verifying their legal status.

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