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    shows that Latinos and Hispanics have has dominated African-Americans as the largest minority group. When compared to other racial and ethnic groups they make up less than 50%. However Hispanics are the largest minority group in America. They make up 16%, African/Afro-Caribbean/Black American make up 12%, and Asians make up about 2%. Caucasians are the majority, they make up about 43% of America which is about half of the population. The Hispanic population is rapidly increasing including native and foreign born individuals, according to a poll conducted by Associated Press Poll in 2010 it found 61% of people say that Hispanics face a significant discrimination. Illegal immigration has created a division between the Latinos in the United States. Although immigrants particularly illegal ones, they may face more discrimination and fewer legal protection. For those who were born in the U.S. they face discrimination over things like skin color, language skills, and income and educational…

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    Panethnic Unity Analysis

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    POS 324/LCS 375 Latino Politics in the U.S. Spring 2016 Prof. Cruz 2nd Essay Using literature and research from previously conducted experiments, in “‘Hispanic’ and ‘Latino’: The Viability of Categories for Panethnic Unity,” author Jose Calderon attempts to explain the history behind how America has come to view the Spanish speaking population as one homogenous group, when in fact “the groups that are said to reflect a Hispanic or Latino ethnicity differ sharply in historical experience,…

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    not evenly shared across society, as demonstrated by entire sections of American communities becoming marginalized. A central facet of this marginalization is the unequal treatment of Hispanics/Latinos which becomes apparent within the entirety of the American criminal justice system. Racial and ethnic biases are and have been evident within the Unites States court system, the criminal justice system and those charged with public safety. There is a constant theme regarding the treatment of…

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    these immigrants had a harder time than others. Hispanics and Latinos from Mexico and Latin American countries began to immigrate to the United States, and with that came racial identities that they had to deal with. For example, they had and continue to have classification issues among their race, so on the census they are classified as some other race (Hispanic Population, Pg. 15). According to the 2010 Census, 308.7 million people lived in the United States and on April 1, 2010, 50.5…

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    The presence of Latin American roots in America have existed since the beginning of time; however, their presence in the national scene was basically ignored. Recent debate surrounds America’s diversification or the “Browning of America”-- which is essentially the continuous reshaping of America through its Hispanic influence. Yet thousands of people fail to understand America has always been Hispanic. Hispanic culture can be traced back more than 500 years ago. The impact Hispanic heritage has…

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    Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. According to data published by the Pew Research Center (Hispanic Population Trends Project 2014), Hispanics account for about 17% of the U.S. population and they are expected to surpass Whites by 2050. Similar to the immigrant groups at the turn of the 20th century, a large number of adult Hispanics are foreign born, do not speak standard American English (41%), and must go through the acculturation process to merge into…

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    parts of the world interact. As a Hispanic that has grown up in America and has lived in the United States for 15 year, I have combined both the American and Mexican culture. Having a mixture of both cultures can be complicated but it’s a beautiful experience and a way…

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    Mexican Informative Speech

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    color is not white, you’re the only one with dark curly hair, and you 're the only one who “doesn’t belong.” Upon entering the classroom you hear comments like “It 's a Mexican”, “Do you even speak English?”, “How did you cross the border?” That 's what students like Natalia Martinez, Genesis Garcia, Kendrick Rosado, and I had to deal with when starting a new school. Students have taken it upon themselves to decide where someone is from and how they got here. Instead of asking questions students…

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    by a majority of whites, but by many other ethnic and racial groups. The textbook shows a chart estimating the 2050 racial composition of the U.S., and it predicts that only 49.1% of the population will be non-hispanic whites. The video supports this by stating that “By 2044, we will be a majority non-white nation.” Both sources indicate that the majority of the population will be non-white somewhere around 2044-2050. As…

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    In 1970, the United States government came up with the word to describe a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. This is a word we are all familiar with when it comes to referring to this group of people. This word is “Hispanic.” At the present time, the United States Census Bureau defines race in five categories and does not specifically define Hispanic with a category of its own. The categories include: white…

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