Latin American Studies

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This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes!  It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps}

You know what question Kate and I get a lot? "How do you girls do it it all??" Our schedules are full, just as many of yours are, and it comes with the constant struggle

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month-- could also be an awesome social studies lesson introduction if talking about that sort of culture

The Rise of The Latino Consumer [INFOGRAPHIC] - ValueWalk

Now encompassing almost 17% of the total U.S. population, Latinos in America are becoming a force in more ways than one.

A Day In The Life of The Internet

A Day In The Life of The Internet

If it wasn’t for the internet, we would go crazy. Think about it – no Facebook, no Twitter and obviously…

El Paso, Texas 1911   The local gentry would gather along the Rio Grande near UTEP and watch the activities of Pancho Villa and his men...

Flickriver: Most interesting photos from Old El Paso pool

Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more...

Parenting Pride-Latino Style: How to Help Your « Library User Group

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Today is the 10th anniversary of the death of Celia Cruz. Our curator remembers the "Queen of Salsa" on the blog.  This is a Bata Cubana, or Cuban Rumba dress, donated to the Smithsonian by Cruz in 1997.

Remembering Celia Cruz: Celia in my heart

Curator Marvette Perez remembers "Queen of Salsa" Celia Cruz on the 10th anniversary of her death.

Miami's Latino culture - Lonely Planet travel video

Miami's Latino culture - Lonely Planet travel video

With the Caribbean in its backyard, and South America over the horizon, Miami has always been one of the most outward-looking cities in the US. Visit http://...

Education Rates for U.S. Latinos on the Rise

Education Rates for U.S. Latinos on the Rise

The Pew Hispanic Center recently reported that Hispanics are now the largest minority group on college campuses as well as in public schools. College

In California, a small “Mexican-Hindu” community rose up in the early 20th century, as male immigrants from Punjab – mostly Sikh – married Hispanic women and started uniquely bicultural families. U.S. immigration laws restricted South Asian women from immigrating to America, while miscegenation laws forbid South Asian men from marrying white women. Marriages between South Asian men and Hispanic women – classified by law within the same racial category – resulted in bicultural children with…

fuck yeah asian/pacific islander history

In California, a small “Mexican-Hindu” community rose up in the early 20th century, as male immigrants from Punjab – mostly Sikh – married Hispanic women and started uniquely bicultural families. U.S....

Lessons Learned From Analyzing One Billion Social Media Brand Mentions [STUDY]

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Have you heard? Your customers are talking about your business on Twitter. And Facebook and Instagram, too. But what are they saying? Mention analysed one billion social media brand mentions [...]

Hispanics in America

Hispanics in America

The 2010 census put hard numbers to one of the most important demographic trends of our new century: the size and growth of the Hispanic community in

Latinos en Twitter #infografia

Latinos en Twitter #infografia #infographic #socialmedia

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Report finds wave of Mexican immigration to U.S. has ended

News from California, the nation and world - Los Angeles Times

The L.A. Times is a leading source of breaking news, entertainment, sports, politics, and more for Southern California and the world.

Emerging, Evolving: NYC's Changing Latino Population

Emerging, Evolving: NYC's Changing Latino Population

A look at how New York City's Latino population changed from 2000 to 2010, including the shifting size of Puerto Rican, Dominican and Mexican communit

Setting Us Back: 10 People Who (Tried) to Put Latinos Down in 2012

Setting Us Back: 10 People Who (Tried) to Put Latinos Down in 2012

No matter how far we come, there seems to always be someone trying to knock us down. Whether with racist comments or laws that systematically target Latinos, there are many things our community still has to fight for. And fight we will! Here’s a look at some people who have tried to keep Latinos down in 2012 – and here’s to a better 2013!