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Kennedy Center Revises Way Honorees Are Selected

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has a new process to select artists who receive one of the nation’s top arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after an outside group last year said Latinos have been largely excluded.

05/16/2013

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Some Say Immigration Bill Is Bad Deal For GOP

Some feisty Republicans are challenging the claim, widely held among GOP leaders, that the party must support more liberal immigration laws if it’s to be more competitive in presidential elections.

04/27/2013

It long has been assumed by sociologists that Latinos eventually would be redefined as "white" as they joined the mainstream, but the Census Bureau now wants to classify Latinos as their own distinct group in the next census, in 2020. (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Census Bureau Proposes To Classify Latinos In Distinct Group

It long has been assumed by sociologists that Latinos eventually would be redefined as “white” as they joined the mainstream, but the Census Bureau now wants to classify Latinos as their own distinct group in the next census, in 2020.

03/18/2013

A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines, testing the limits of civil rights laws and reshaping political alliances as "whiteness" begins to lose its numerical dominance. (Photo by David Goldman/Getty Images)

Historic Growth Of Latinos, Decline In Whites Blurring US Political ‘Whiteness’

A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines, testing the limits of civil rights laws and reshaping political alliances as “whiteness” begins to lose its numerical dominance.

03/18/2013

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Rabbi Praises Pope Francis Selection As A ‘Most Positive Result’

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s selection as Pope Francis has come as a welcome surprise for the Jewish community and the future of Catholic-Jewish relations.

03/14/2013

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Kennedy Center Announces Review of Honors Process

The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive the high-profile Kennedy Center Honors each year.

01/07/2013

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Presidential Campaigns Now Accented In Spanish

The race to the White House is now available in Spanish, and it’s no surprise. With Latinos projected to be nearly a third of the U.S. population by 2050 and already making up a crucial voting bloc in battleground states from Florida to Nevada, the campaigns of Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama have gained a Spanish accent.

07/20/2012

Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder holds a Puerto Rican flag as she directs a question to Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich after he was endorsed by the National Hispanic Leadership Network at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa on Jan, 27, 2012 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Most Hispanics Prefer Describing Identity From Family’s Country Of Origin

A study shows that most Hispanics do not prefer the term “Hispanic” or “Latino” when it comes to describing their identity.

04/04/2012

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