The racket sport is not only keeping them active but also has them on track to attend the best colleges in the U. W hen it comes to academics and sports in Philadelphia, the statistics are sobering. Philadelphia public and charter schools do not offer organized sports for K-8 students, and the dropout rate for students in grades nine through 12 is a shocking 60 percent.
The crowd at Los Dells Festival in Wisconsin celebrates music and identity. Francisca Valenzuela's new album is a powerful statement of feminine independence and survival. Criteria Entertainment hide caption.
The discrepancy between demographic and represented realities of ethnic minorities on TV has been noted in several effect and content studies over the last decades. This article offers insights into recent American media monitoring, revealing that the representation of Latino lead characters on prime time television in the 21 st century has increased and changed. Drawing on the method of imagology, it analyses Latino-themed shows as discursive constructs and focuses on depictions of positive Latino characters and their families. This observation was shared by numerous psychologists, activists and media specialists at the end of the 20 th century.
CNN -- When "La Bamba" hit movie screens inaudiences flocked to see the true story of singer Ritchie Valens, who died as a teen in an airplane crash almost three decades earlier. It's one of 40 films featured in the festival. The film was the first box office hit directed by a Latino filmmaker and starring mostly Latino actors, said Chon Noriega, a professor of cinema and media studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
All rights reserved. Ismael Fernandez grew up in Wilder, Idaho, a town of 1, souls surrounded by tall hop plants and stubby alfalfa fields. He lived with his grandparents in a home built on land where his grandfather, a Vietnam War veteran, once picked beets and onions.
A human being has only one life,and so we have the responsibility to live that life to the fullest. That means that we have to take every opportunity to pause and smell the roses. How can you do that?
Kenya Downs Kenya Downs. As videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile — two African-American men shot and killed by police last week —went viral and their names became hashtags, many called out a lack of media attention for Latinos who were killed by officers that same week. While blacks and Hispanics have interactions with police at rates proportional to their population, according to the U. Bureau of Justice Statisticsboth groups are over-represented when it comes to traffic searches and arrests.
Hispanic and Latino are often used interchangeably though they actually mean two different things. However, the populations they describe are actually composed of various racial groups, so using them as racial categories is inaccurate. They work more accurately as descriptors of ethnicity, but even that is a stretch given the diversity of peoples they represent.