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Tag Results for "Mexican Americans"

Sociologist’s Book Discredits Negative Stereotypes of Mexican-Americans

Sociologist Jody Agius Vallejo's book, "Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican-American Middle Class," refutes the presumption among many that Mexican-Americans are mainly poor and uneducated. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Students Benefit from Speaking Spanish in School Environment

A new University of Missouri study shows that Mexican-American students who identify and practice speaking their native language have higher grades than those who are put in English-only environments in their schools. continue reading »

Sen. Menendez Introduces Bill to Recognize Importance of Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced bipartisan legislation to recognize the significance of the date May 5, 1862, when the Battle of Puebla was fought by Mexicans continue reading »

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

In 2010, 26,000 Mexican-Americans in the U.S. suffered a stroke but experts predict that rate count increase by 350 percent by 2050. continue reading »

Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera to Launch a Reality TV Show on Telemundo

Telemundo's mun2, the second most watched Hispanic cable network among Persons 18-34, announced its new reality series "I Love Jenni" continue reading »

Newscaster Bachelorettes Get Ready: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is Officially Divorced

Los Angeles Mayor and the third Mexican-American to hold the post, Antonio Villaraigosa is officially single after his three year divorce finalized today. Many might think he was already a swinging single after his embarrassing affair with local TV news reporter Mirthala Salinas came to light. continue reading »