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  Hispanic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hispanic population in the Northeastern United States, concentrated in New York and New Jersey, is composed mostly of Puerto Ricans, however, the Dominican population has risen considerably in the last decade, especially in proportion to that region's Hispanic population.
Hispanics with mostly Caucasoid or Negroid features may not be recognized as such in spite of the ethnic and racial diversity of most Latin American populations.
Many Hispanics born in or with descent from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela and Colombia may be of African descent, be it mulatto (mixed European and fl African), zambo (mixed Amerindian and fl African), triracial (specifically European, fl African, and Amerindian) or unmixed fl African.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hispanic   (3777 words)

 Hispanic Cultural Values   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hispanics consider language as the most important element to be preserved.
The most universal and culturally unifying characteristic of U.S. Hispanics is their use of Spanish, either as a primary or as a secondary language.
Catholicism is a strong bond among Hispanics that crosses all lines of national origins and levels of assimilation.
www.hispanic-ministry.org /hispanic_culture/hispanic_culture05.html   (301 words)

 § 36. Hispanic. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
Hispanic, from the Latin word for “Spain,” is arguably the broader term, potentially encompassing all Spanish-speaking peoples in both hemispheres and emphasizing the common denominator of language among communities that sometimes have little else in common.
Of the two, only Hispanic can be used in referring to Spain and its history and culture; a native of Spain residing in the United States is a Hispanic, not a Latino, and you cannot substitute Latino in the phrase the Hispanic influence on native Mexican cultures without garbling the meaning.
A further objection to Hispanic is that it is the term most often used in formal or official contexts—as on government applications or census forms—and as such bears the stamp of an establishment that to some seems far removed from the community (or communities) these words refer to.
www.bartleby.com /64/C006/036.html   (563 words)

Hispanics are not accustomed to the profession of social workers, and rely on their families, other relatives and close friends for support and help.
Because it is inappropriate for Hispanic male to discuss her private parts with his mother the embarrassed son had explained that a tumor would be removed from her abdomen and pointed to the general area.
The woman became quite angry and upset because a Hispanic woman's status is derived in large part from the number of children she produces.
www.culturediversity.org /hisp.htm   (1294 words)

 USATODAY.com - Hispanic voters paint a new picture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It's a recognition of the political prominence of Hispanics, and an appreciation for the near-majority of their votes that they apparently gave Bush on Nov. 2.
The surveys, known as exit polls, indicated that Hispanics were 8% of the electorate, an increase from 6% in 2000.
Hispanics have run the Energy, Education and Transportation departments in the past.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/2004-11-10-hispanic-voters_x.htm   (704 words)

 10/13/02 - Hispanic Republicans — A Media Myth
Hispanic consultants working for both the Republicans and the Democrats have a financial incentive to whoop up this idea that Hispanics are a real battleground -it makes their own services appear more valuable.
Because Hispanics are somewhat less fanatically anti-Republican than fls, Hispanic immigration is perceived as a boon to the GOP.
Foreign-born Hispanics actually appear to be slightly more liberal and Democrat-inclined than native-born Hispanics (although the latter may simply be more cynical and alienated).
www.vdare.com /sailer/pew.htm   (1277 words)

 Hispanics tune out Estrada filibuster - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bendixen's poll found that 28 percent of Hispanics support the nomination, while 11 percent opposed it and 61 percent weren't aware of the nomination or didn't have an opinion.
A poll released last week of 800 Hispanics, taken by Alexandria-based Latino Opinions and not limited to registered voters, showed that just one-third were aware the Estrada nomination is pending and being blocked.
Bendixen's poll also found that for the first time, a majority of Hispanic voters were born outside the United States, with one-fifth of the overall number being born in Mexico.
www.washtimes.com /national/20030619-010104-4622r.htm   (728 words)

 Hispanic Today, career and eduaction resources for Hispanics and Latinos seeking diversity and inclusion.
Founded as a coalition of the major national Hispanic community organizations in the United States, HACR is a nonprofit organization whose mission is “market reciprocity.” This means the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America at a level commensurate with our consumer spending.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is a national association representing the accredited colleges and universities in the United States where Hispanic students constitute at least 25 percent of the total student enrollment.
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to advocate on behalf of Hispanic academic, professional and entrepreneurial excellence.
www.hispanic-today.com /otherlinks.html   (558 words)

 Specialty Cheese Company :: Hispanic Cheeses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fresh Hispanic cheeses are most often used as an ingredient--either crumbled onto a salad or cooked as part of a hot dish.
Hispanic melting cheeses are generally mild tasting (except Queso Jalapeno) and smooth textured.
Hispanic melting cheeses, unlike common U.S. cheeses such as cheddar, do not seperate into oil and solids when they are heated.
www.specialcheese.com /queso.htm   (1911 words)

 Ethnicity (United States Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Race (United States Census).
The Office of Management and Budget "is required to use a minimum of two ethnicities: Hispanic or Latino or not Hispanic or Latino"
"Hispanics who reported their race as Black (or any race), either alone or in combination with one or more races, are included in numbers for Blacks (that race)."
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hispanic_(U.S._Census)   (150 words)

 Hispanic. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Hispanic, from the Latin word for “Spain,” has the broader reference, potentially encompassing all Spanish-speaking peoples in both hemispheres and emphasizing the common denominator of language among communities that sometimes have little else in common.
For a certain segment of the Spanish-speaking population, Latino is a term of ethnic pride and Hispanic a label that borders on the offensive.
According to this view, Hispanic lacks the authenticity and cultural resonance of Latino, with its Spanish sound and its ability to show the feminine form Latina when used of women.
www.bartleby.com /61/60/H0216000.html   (439 words)

 Hispanic Population
The statistics found herein refer only to the Hispanic population of the United States; the population of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is not included in the data, but Puerto Ricans residing in the United States are included.
Hispanic Population in the United States: March 2004
Estimates and projections for the Hispanic population of the United States, states and counties, are available.
www.census.gov /population/www/socdemo/hispanic.html   (656 words)

 USATODAY.com - 39 million make Hispanics largest U.S. minority group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hispanic population is soaring because of immigration and higher birth rates.
One of seven Hispanics is in the USA illegally, and others can't vote because they're not yet naturalized citizens.
According to Suro of the Pew Hispanic Center: 5% of non-Hispanic fls were not citizens in 2000, compared with 39% of Hispanics.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/census/2003-06-18-Census_x.htm   (1839 words)

 NewsHour Online: Richard Rodriguez Essay--June 18, 1997
Hispanics recently forced the ouster of Willie Williams, LA’s fl police chief.
Hispanic is an ethnic, a cultural category, not a racial one.
For the moment, Madonna, the singer/actress, plays Eva Peron from Argentina, while in real life Madonna’s baby daughter, Lourdes, is Hispanic, as is Henry Cisneros and Anthony Quinn, and the children of Lucille Ball, and several of the grandchildren of George and Barbara Bush.
www.pbs.org /newshour/essays/june97/rodriguez_6-18.html   (705 words)

 Republicans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hispanic Republicans believe in less government, family values, lower taxes and a responsible fiscal policy that is able to protect our neediest citizens, maintain the Maine quality of life and balances jobs and the economic growth with responsible environmental practices.
The mission of Hispanic Republican Party is to our Republican candidates win elected office from the school board to the White House to ensure that our children and their children continue to live in a state and a nation of opportunity.
The Hispanic community is now the largest ethnic segment in Fairfax County and its greater involvement in our Party is key to our future success.
www.hispanic-republicans.com   (778 words)

Most Hispanics, however, do not really care and are not offended by one term or the other.
Part of the reason why the Hispanic heritage continues to be strengthened and maintained is the result of a strong sense of family, culture, religion and most of all because of the Latino identification with their heritage.
This is usually done because most Hispanic women still consider their finances a “male thing” and in a mix group environment they tend to “agree” to whatever the “male authoritative” figure has to say.
www.hispanic-research.com /home/faq.htm   (1223 words)

 Pew Hispanic Center: Latino Voters Most Likely to Identify as Democrats, But Party Loyalty is Shallow, and Political ...
The distinctiveness of the Hispanic electorate is perhaps best illustrated by comparing Latinos'; views with those of whites with the same party affi liation.
The Pew Hispanic Center, based in Washington, DC, is a non-partisan research organization supported by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia.
The Pew Hispanic Center is a project of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
pewhispanic.org /newsroom/releases/release.php?ReleaseID=2   (1591 words)

 University of Florida News - Hispanic
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Exposure to pesticides crosses the generations, according to a new University of Florida study that finds daughters of mothers who lived near areas of heavy agricultural spraying may be unable to nurse their children.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s Hispanic population will significantly outpace the state’s non-Hispanic white and fl populations over the next 25 years, largely because of migration and high birth rates among this relatively young group of migrants, according to the latest projections from the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Neighborhood integration is necessary to reduce school segregation but Americans continue to remain separated in their neighborhoods a half century after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision, a new nationwide study by the University of Florida finds.
news.ufl.edu /research/race/hispanic   (620 words)

 UVic Calendar: Hispanic Studies Programs
Students pursuing a Major or Honours in Hispanic Studies will find that they have sufficient electives to enable them to concentrate in a second field (for example, Italian or another language, Greek and Roman Studies, English, History or Linguistics).
Students continuing to 400-level literature courses must have as a pre- or corequisite one of SPAN 370, 375, 380, 385.
Hispanic Studies courses conducted in English may be credited to a General, Major or Honours Degree in Hispanic Studies to a limit of 3 units, provided all course work is written in Spanish.
web.uvic.ca /calendar2006/FACS/FoHu/DoHiaIS/HSPr.html   (285 words)

 FDIC Hispanic Class Action
The class consists of former and current Hispanic FDIC employees -- possibly thousands of affected employees throughout the continental United States, Puerto Rico and related territories -- and encompasses all such employees who "were not recruited, promoted, or assigned to positions of greater responsibility" by the Agency at any time from 1990 to date.
The class complaint sets forth that the FDIC has engaged in a continuing pattern and practice of discrimination since 1990 against Hispanic employees by failing to hire a reasonable number of Hispanics and by failing to promote and/or assign Hispanics employees to positions of greater responsibility, including upper and senior management positions.
In its decision, the EEOC relied upon statistical information provided by the class reflecting that Hispanic men represented only 1.8% of the Agency's workforce in 1994 as compared with a civilian workforce level of 4.8%, with Hispanic women accounting for only 2.1% of the Agency's workforce, compared with 3.3% of the civilian workforce.
www.fdic-hispanic-class-action.org   (403 words)

 The Hispanic Vote Elects Bush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since Hispanics cast 12 percent of the vote in 2004, their 10-point movement to the GOP gave the president an additional 1.2 percent of the national vote.
Hispanics are, of course, Catholic and deeply committed to traditional values.
The long-term consequences of the Bush gain among Hispanics may be enormous.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2004/11/4/203450.shtml   (591 words)

 NOW with David Brancaccio. Politics & Economy. Election 2004. Courting the Hispanic Vote | PBS
The reason for all this concern and courting is that Hispanics — the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group, numbering roughly 34.7 million people — could be a crucial factor in electing the next president.
As a whole, the Hispanic population of the United States holds an array of attitudes, values and beliefs that are distinct from those of non-Hispanic whites and African Americans.
With immigration ranking as one of the most important issues with registered Hispanic voters, the President's new immigration reform initiative may help the GOP with voters this election, as may a stress on conservative social issues.
www.pbs.org /now/politics/hispanicvote.html   (567 words)

 Hispanic Nonprofit
Offers Hispanic high school and college students a variety of programs and services to help increase college readiness and retention rates.
HACU is a national association of higher-education institutions that collectively enroll two-thirds of U.S. Hispanics in higher education.
A coalition of national Hispanic organizations, HACR strives to ensure equitable participation of the Hispanic community in Corporate America commensurate with Hispanic purchasing power.
www.hispanic-contractors.org /html/hispanic_nonprofit.htm   (316 words)

 Arlington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Arlington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is growing along with the community of Arlington.
The award was presented to the Hispanic Journal this March at the 2005 Annual NAHP Convention in Philadelphia, PA.
The Hispanic Journal team has played an integral role in that history as well, each member serving in key leadership roles within local, state, and national organizations.
www.hispanic-chamber.org /News.asp   (715 words)

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