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Hispanic And The Hispanic Culture

- The term Hispanic is used to describe Spanish speaking natives. Spanish is one of the fastest expanding languages in the world and accounts for 21 different countries as their official language. About half of Hispanics originate in Mexico, and there is a lot diversity within the 21 Hispanics countries, therefore even their own traditions and heritages will be specific to them. It is also important to remember that most Hispanics do not like to be referred to as Hispanic but instead from where they reside; for example, Mexican American and Puerto Rican....   [tags: Spanish language, Hispanic and Latino Americans]

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Marketing McDonald's to Hispanic Americans

- Product and competitive environment McDonald’s Corporation (MDC) known for its famous golden arches is the number one largest chain of fast food restaurant in the world. With headquarters in the United States and restaurants in 120 countries serving around 86 million customers a day. About 80% of the restaurants are operated by a franchisees or affiliates. McDonald's revenues come from the expenses paid by the franchisees such as fees, royalties, rent, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants....   [tags: McDonald's Hispanic Marketing]

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Hispanic American Culture Dance

- Hispanic American community are rooted from their origins in Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other Spanish speaking countries that have come together and form a culture in the United State of America. The culture is built in different categories; for instance, religion, social custom, health practices their privacy, and birth. They come from a comprehensive familiar culture that has been called the second in America. Because of their pride and affection they feel unsafe to give up their past. Their notoriety in the United State has been their resistance to assimilate; their guarded image of Hispanic-American culture has been the tongue of flame....   [tags: Hispanic, American, Culture, Dancing, ]

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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis for Hispanic Speakers

- Today’s everyday life is easier than before. Not until the unemployment rate went down and people started losing their job. What does it have to do with mortgage crisis, well if people have a job, we would not be in this situation right now facing mortgage crisis. What should we do with this problem solution, get loan aid, non English speakers focus. Having loan in hand its nice, however; can the house buyers afford the mortgage. There are many kind of loans out there but they are high and even sometimes they bill their customers twice or making their payment high....   [tags: Foreclosures, ESL, Hispanic,]

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The Latino And Hispanic Population

- The United States saw a huge influx of immigrants throughout the centuries coming from all over the world; this is part of the history that had evolved the United States over the decades. Most recently, in the last couple decades, migrants or migrant workers crossed the border between the U.S and Mexico which created a huge influx of Latinos. All from varying Latin American countries. The Latino or Hispanic population is the only ethnic category counted separately by the United States Census. According to the U.S Census, a Latino or Hispanic person can be of any race, although, someone of Asian descent wouldn’t identify with being Latino via the Census but is being counted as such....   [tags: United States, Americas, Hispanic, Black people]

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Racial Segregation And Segregation Of Hispanic Americans

- After the Mexican-American war, most Hispanics living in the U.S. became American citizens in southwestern U.S. Although, the citizens were promised the protection of their rights, they were mistreated, racially categorized along the border, had fewer opportunities, and experienced segregation in schools. For instance, in the 1900, “Mexican enrollment was 17.3 percent, while Anglo enrollment was 38.9 percent.” (Guadalupe) This illustrates the racial disparity of Mexican Americans in southwestern U.S....   [tags: United States, Hispanic and Latino Americans]

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Study on a Hispanic Club at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

- ... Her opinion caused me to do some deep thinking. My main focus for choosing my topic was not fully supported. I was doing so becuase I have a Hispanic in my family background. A new focus was developed in my research and opinion. My observation, including my interviews took place on campus in the MUC (Morris University Center) in the Meridian Ball room. In my reaserch and study, I wanted to take a straight forward appproach. I wanted to be honest with the people I interviewed and I wanted the same in return, honesty....   [tags: hispanic culture analysis]

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The Hispanic Market Of The United States And Their Potential Buying Power

- Since our topics for this course is about consumer behavior, one segment that interests me is the growing Hispanic population in the United States and their potential buying power, which goes untapped by many firms due to lack of knowledge to cultural, language and other psychographic factors. Knowing this I set to search any information about the “Hispanic market in the USA” and I found three articles that focus on this specific topic. The first article is from Forbes.com written by Glenn Llopis, a contributor writer....   [tags: United States, Hispanic and Latino Americans]

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Hispanic Culture : The Spanish Speaking, Latin American Countries

- History Hispanic culture is used to name the Spanish-speaking, Latin American countries. It also refers to the beliefs, values, norms, language, arts, practices, history, etc. of those countries. Some countries such as Brazil and Haiti are also considered part of Latin America, even though Spanish is not their primary language. Brazilian heritage was founded on the native people that lived in the country before its colonization, the colonizers that immigrated to the country, and the slaves that were brought....   [tags: Spanish language, Hispanic, Family, Culture]

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Hispanic Diversity in the United States

- The Hispanic diversity of the United States has been well documented in immigration and population numbers for many years. In 1994, there were 26.4 million Hispanic Americans living in the Continental United States.In 2005 that number had ballooned to over 35 million.Now in 2008 the number is over 45 million people.(US Census 2008) The four main groups of Hispanic citizens are the people from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Central America.Our Hispanic population has given the United States many contributions to politics, economics, family traditions and bilingual advancement in the world....   [tags: Immigration Latino Hispanic Immigrants]

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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence

- Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence I. Introduction to Hispanic Intimate Partner Violence as a Social Issue Domestic violence among Hispanics is a dysfunctional conduct which touches all age groups. The Bureau of Justice (Catalano 2012), reported during the period of 1994 to 2010, the prevalence rate of intimate partner violence in the US declined by 60% percent for all races and ethnicities. In the same time frame, four out of five victims were women who experienced domestic abuse; furthermore, women in the 18 to 24 and 25 to 34 age bracket have experienced the highest frequency of intimate partner violence (Catalano, 2012)....   [tags: Hispanic INtimate Partner Violence, Social Issue]

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Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market

- Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market “Latinos are changing the way the country looks, feels, and thinks, eats, dances, and votes. From teeming immigrant meccas to small-town America, they are filling churches, building businesses, and celebrating this Latin heritage.... In America, a country that constantly redefines itself, the rise of Latinos also raises questions about race, identity, and culture – and whether the United States will ever truly be one nation.” (Larmer, pg. 50) This passage aptly describes the dawning of a new ‘enlightenment’ era in the United States....   [tags: Hispanic Culture Marketing Business Essays]

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Hispanic American Diversity

- Summary The purpose of this paper is to discuss the culture and beliefs of four Hispanic groups. The groups I have chosen to cover are: Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican and Cuban. Included in the paper will be each group’s linguistic, social, economical, political, familial and religious ties or beliefs. Hispanic American Diversity Puerto Rican Puerto Rico’s linguistic background is strongly defined by Spanish and English. Most Puerto Ricans speak both languages fluently and use both in everyday life such as; work, travel and communication....   [tags: Culture Hispanic American Essays]

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Hispanic American Language

- Hispanics in the United States have significantly contributed to much of our society’s customs and culture for many centuries. Ranging from politics, public service, military, business, science, organized sports to even the entertainment industry, you can find their mark universally if you take a closer look. It is quite a wonder as to the many historians whom have not acknowledged Hispanics’ impact on history, as they are just as intricate within America’s history as any other race or nationality (Contributions of, 2008)....   [tags: Hispanic Culture USA Influence]

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Hispanic Dropouts

- Hispanic Dropouts White, black, Mexican, Asian; no matter what the ethnicity, students will drop out of school. Yet when the term dropout is mentioned, Hispanic often comes to mind. Why is this. Schools all over the United States are affected by the Hispanic school dropouts. Many questions need to be answered on this topic: What is a dropout. What is causing these students to dropout. How many are actually dropping out. What is the future like for the dropouts. And what can be done to help lower the dropout rate....   [tags: Teaching Education Spanish Hispanic Essays]

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Analysis Of Hispanic, Hispanic And Chicano

- The analysis of Latino, Hispanic and Chicano (referred to as LHC from here on) literature has been adapted to be compared to the Anglo writing that American society has adopted. The cultural aspects of LHC literature create a unique type of writing that influences the readers from seeing outside their world view. Expanding the knowledge of LHC literature in American society has impacted the United States by allowing for more diversity in the characters and stories they learn about. The fame of an author does not improve their writing nor show an impact on society when LHC authors often go unrecognized, but still are reshaping the American literary world....   [tags: Culture, United States, Americas, Anthropology]

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A Visit That I Decided With Gurdeep 's Four Years Old Hispanic Female Client

- A visit that I would like to discuss was with Gurdeep’s four years old Hispanic female client in her home. The purpose of this visit was to check if this child has health insurance, and how she was doing after being discharged from the Memorial PICU. The patient lives with her parents and two younger siblings (2 and 1 year old brothers) in a rental house. They moved from Texas a few months ago. Her father is a farm worker, and her mother is a babysitter. For Hispanic population, obesity, diabetes, asthma, COPD, and hypertension are major health concerns (Allender, Rector, & Warner, 2014)....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Hispanic, Health]

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Hispanic Graduation Rate

- Hispanic Graduation Rate Hispanics have the lowest graduation rates and are drop out…that is a lie. More hispanics are graduating today than any other point in history. Even though the media portrays that education is horrendous, the graduation rate among Hispanics increased in the last few decades in the by educational improvement. Since adolescents tend to make decisions that put their education at risk, educational programs are put in place to help students not make those mistakes and stay in school....   [tags: Hispanics, School, Graduation, Education]

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Hispanics And Hispanic Attitudes On The Police

- Brenda L. Vogel (2011) found that younger, economically disadvantaged, males, African Americans, and Hispanic people held a more negative view of the police. As we see it is not only race that influences the perceptions of the police. The results of Vogel’s study found that “34.6% of African Americans, 27.5% of Hispanics, and 32.9% of Asian agreed or strongly agreed that officers were too tough on people. Vogel “provided the bivariate analyses of each independent variable with dependent variable, perceptions index: the results indicate that older, a higher income, a perceived less neighborhood disorder, lower levels of fear, home ownership, those that felt safe during the day and at night, h...   [tags: Racism, White American, Race, White people]

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Hispanic American Diversity

- The diversity of Hispanics shares the same language but have many differences. In this research paper the four groups that I will be discussing will include: Mexican Americans, Puerto Rican American, Venezuelan American and finally the Colombian American. The areas that will be discussed will include: linguistic, political, social, economic religion and family conventions and or family status. Puerto Rican Americans When leaving the entrance of any train station in the Brooklyn N. Y, you could immediately hear the salsa music blaring from several cars, home and corner stores....   [tags: Hispanic American Diversity Race Immigration]

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Health Coverage for the Hispanic Population in Fauquier County

- During the Community health rotation we had the opportunity to conduct a Windshield Survey in Warrenton, Virginia, a town in Fauquier County. Fauquier County was number eight in the United States Census Bureau list of the highest income counties in the United States. Despite this statistical data, while conducting the windshield Survey we were able to witness the prevalence of poverty in the community. At the 2000 Census, the population in Warrenton was 6,670, and by 2010 Census the population grew by 45 percent, to 9,611....   [tags: hispanics, uninsured patients,language]

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Hispanic Women 's Inequality Of Women And Hispanic Culture

- My object of study is Hispanic women experience inequality in education due to the social constructs of subordination of women and Hispanic culture. Historically women have been conditioned with a patriarchal system, which a woman’s domain should be at home, to be a homemaker. The ideology of inferiority can and will justify the deprivation of natural born rights. During the progressive area and women’s rights movement women wanted to be seen as people, they wanted to have rights to own property, negotiate wages, legal documents, access to birth control, and the right to vote, those women who had the voice to deal with these issues were white upper and middle class women....   [tags: Sociology, Higher education, Reality]

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The Hispanic American and Health Care

- Introduction The ten leading causes of death among the Hispanic American population are mostly in line with the ten leading causes of death among all Americans. It is more surprising what causes from the American list are missing from the Hispanic American list – stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, and suicide (Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, 2009, 2010). Considering that sixty percent of deaths in the United States are attributable to behavioral factors, circumstances in one's social system, and what and who a person is exposed to in their environment (Nash, Reifsnyder, Fabius, & Pracilio, 2011), it is evident that health care providers must investigate these aspects in order to prov...   [tags: culture, communication, suicide]

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The Concept and Formation of the Term 'Hispanic'

- ... The term ‘criollo’ refers to the ‘whites’ that were born in in latinoamerica. Whereas, the term ‘mestizos’ refers to those who had a mix of European and indigenous blood. However, the social cultural status became stricter for those that fit under the ‘mulatos’ description, those who had a white and African blood mix (Fox, 2010). These terms were often used to discriminate against the general population and keep control over said population by setting regulation on activities that they were allowed to participate in and those that they were not....   [tags: sociological, historic and semantic analysis]

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Hispanic Family Structured in USA

- A family is usually a group of people that are related to each other by blood, marriage and ancestry. A family can also be an adoption meaning that someone was brought into another family. There are many ethnic groups when it comes to families in America like African, White, Asian and Native American families. However, one ethnic group that is interesting is the Hispanic American family. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 10.4 million Hispanic family households live in the United States. Also there are 50.5 million Hispanics that live in the United States today and the Hispanic population is made up of 16.3%....   [tags: female-headed households, gay and lesbian couples]

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Relationship Between The Police And Hispanic

- The relationship between the police and Hispanic or Latino Americans in the United States has been a history of progress and injustice, as well. Interactions with the police and these ethnic groups can be difficult because of a lack of cultural understanding, bias, or sometimes language barriers. I will be discussing the overall relationship of these two groups. Breaking down the idea, the three components I will discuss are the history of the development of the Hispanic or Latino identity, the treatment of the said citizens on an individual level, and the effective ways that police officers can improve how they communicate and interact with the community overall....   [tags: Police, United States]

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Latino Or Hispanic, Not The Same Thing !

- Latino Or Hispanic, Not The Same Thing. Clara E. Rodriguez wrote an essay titled, "What It Means To Be Latino". On this essay she explains the difference between the terms Hispanic and Latino, elaborating on how the term "Hispanic" was created by the U.S. census in 1970, to use it as a general term to describe all of the people who came from, or, had parents who came from a Spanish speaking country. Then she states that the term "Latino", is a term considered to be more neutral and racially inclusive by many people of this population, although she made a good point of view, it still failed to describe the more complexity on the meaning of the term Latino....   [tags: United States, Spanish language, Mexican American]

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The Latino And The Hispanic Caribbean

- As the Hispanic Caribbean has evolved it has managed to grow and thrive beyond belief, whether one is discussing art, music or just the culture alone the Hispanic Caribbean is truly reaping the benefits of allowing themselves to be influenced by many other cultures. While the Hispanic Caribbean is thriving they are still facing the many new found struggles that come along with the territory of becoming more affluent as well as more accepting to other cultures and their beliefs. Often with the growth of large proportions comes many problems, problems also can come about when incorporating of different cultures as a whole as well as just bringing in their beliefs and mannerisms....   [tags: Culture, Religion, Caribbean, United States]

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Hispanic Education: Problem or Necessity?

- It is apparent to everyone living in the United States, that we are the most diverse country in the world. Everywhere we go we encounter people of different backgrounds. However, it is also apparent that one race in particular is seen more than others. One of the fastest growing races in the United States in today’s day and age is the Hispanic one. Research has shown that Hispanics are among the fastest growing cultures in our country. This is obvious to just about everyone in the United States....   [tags: cultural diverisity in US schools]

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Hispanic Blacks And The United States

- Along with young citizens individuals of Hispanic decent also make up a large percentage of non-voters, only 27 percent of eligible voters ended up voting compared to the 43.3% of white voters in Texas, this can be seen in (table 1 and table 2) listed above. In conjunction with young citizens, Texas demographics also consist of a large population of Latino’s. “In 2013 there were 9.97 million Latinos residing in Texas…constituting almost 19 percent of all Latino’s in The United States” (Champagne and Harpham)....   [tags: United States, California, Voter turnout]

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Hispanic Wave to United States

- The American dream has attracted a huge wave of Hispanic immigrants to the United States. The immigrants have settled in and have been establishing their families in the land of the free. In areas such as California, Arizona, and the majority of the southwestern states first generation Hispanic Americans have composed the majority of the school populations. Growing up as first generation Mexican American I have worked hard to make sure that the foundation my parents slaved will not be put in vain....   [tags: immigration, culture, education]

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The Culture Of The Hispanic Culture

- The word “culture” is defined different to every person. It is how you interpret it in your life. Many ways of how we interpret culture is based on your ethnic, personal experience, and who you see yourself as. You interact with the group that best fits you. For instance, the language you speak, where you were born, the people you work with, and last but not least your career. Culture is rapidly changing as we continue to grow up. We belong to different group of cultures. There is not a certain culture you pertain to but how comfortable you feel within that culture....   [tags: Deaf culture, Sign language, Autism]

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Hispanic Discrimination And African Americans

- When you think of Hispanics, the first thing that comes to mind is, obviously a group of men mowing your lawn or an uneducated single mom with five young kids. Most people think that we, Hispanics, do not know how to speak English at all or are illegally in the United States. All Hispanics have been put into the category of the stereotypical Hispanic by Americans. We are all viewed falsely the same way uneducated, illegal, and all Mexican. Throughout the years I have been asked many questions about my status in the United States just because I’m Hispanic....   [tags: United States, Spanish language, Mexico]

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Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children

- Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children Young Hispanic children experience multiple disparities in health status, insurance coverage, barriers to healthcare access and the quality of health care received. There have been multiple studies that have researched racial/ethnic disparities among adults, however few studies have examined the racial/ethnic disparities in the health care of children. The United States is experiencing a demographic surge in minority children, particularly among the youngest age groups....   [tags: Health Care]

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Asian Americans And Hispanic Americans

- Final Research Paper My Central research question that I am addressing is what factors lead Asian Americans to exhibit higher academic outcomes than Hispanic Americans. The three factors that I am using to support my argument is ethnic capital, racial stereotypes and stereotype threat, and differences in economic barriers. Asian Americans have often been stereotyped to be the smart and successful in school in outlets such as public education, media, and personal perceptions. The 2015 U.S. Census measured educational attainment among populations over the age of 25 years old and found that 53.9% of Asian Americans had a Bachelor 's degree or more compared to 15.5% of Hispanic Americans....   [tags: United States, Education, Higher education]

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The Diversity Of The Hispanic Community

- the Hispanic community in the conversation since they were found to be the ethnic audience that was more concerned with domestic violence. Showcasing Washington’s custom designed purple purse, a New York City launch event during fashion week was held that created the beginning of uncontrolled media coverage. To engage the fashion industry even further, they participated in Chicago’s Latino Fashion Week and Gilt City, a fashion shopping site. Radio Stations popular amongst millennials held purse giveaways similar to The Naples Shelter of Florida....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Physical abuse]

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The Problem Of Hispanic Education

- Statement of the Problem Hispanics make up a large portion of students in the public school system and “is a significant and growing portion of the United States student population and accounted for more than 10.9 million students enrolled in U.S. prekindergarten through 12th grade public schools” (Kohler & Lazarin, 2007). “Data continues to show that Hispanic educational attainment does not match that of non-Hispanics (Kohler & Lazarin, 2007). “While the high school complete rate among Hispanics increased between 1970 and 2004, these rates still remain far lower than the high school completion rate among whites among all grade levels” (Verdugo, 2006)....   [tags: High school, Education, United States]

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Teen Pregnancies in Hispanic Community

- Childbirth is biological, psychological, and natural activities by which the human species grow into its family cycle and childbirth also have a sexual tradition. Beyond the emotions and the various phases that it creates, childbirth has specific criteria to be met on both man and woman. Their union must be founded on the reciprocal love, the biological and psychological maturation, and a developed sense of responsibility. Because of this, a pregnancy occurred early in life is becoming a situation full of social, economical and psychological difficulties....   [tags: Teen Pregnancies]

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The Hispanic Influence in the Phillapines

- We define culture as the manifestation of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively (Mangahas). Culture is very important to each country in this world. It is crucial to the makeup of a country and the diversity each country has. Today in the Philippines, the Hispanic influence is seen everywhere you go. In the past, the Philippines governed by both Mexico and Spain. Influences you will see are the language, food, and dance. Influences from the US are the use of English language and the modern pop cultural....   [tags: culture, war, society]

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African American And Hispanic Youth

- It is no surprise that most of America’s black, Hispanic and other minority populations do not trust the criminal justice system. There is little debate on the fact that the system is racially biased. The facts are undeniable. From youth to adulthood, in most cities across the U.S., inequality between races is still present in many aspects of life, even in the Justice System. Unfortunately, justice for some is seen in black and white. African-American and Hispanic youth learn early on that they are not, and will not be, given the same opportunities and privileges as whites....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people, Racism]

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The Latino And Hispanic Culture

- The Latino and Hispanic culture has many differences that truly make it unique. This culture is compiled of people living in the United States but have lineage from Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and El Salvador, and other Latin American countries (Sue & Sue, 2007). The terms Hispanic and Latino tend to be used interchangeably in the United States for people with origins in Spanish-speaking or Portuguese-speaking countries, like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil. Contrary to many beliefs, Hispanic is not a race, but an ethnicity....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Gay, Family]

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Obesity And Non Hispanic Blacks

- Obesity American is one of the fattest countries in the world. In fact we are in the thirty spot for being the world fattest population. Obesity means that you have too much body fat. Which state that you are eating more than usually and it making you gain extra weight. When measuring weight it goes by your height and body mass index (BMI). If you’re BMI are greater than 30.0 you are considering obese. Being obese can relate to may health problem that can be preventing by simply just losing weight....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Adipose tissue, Dieting]

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The Black And Hispanic Populations

- America was founded on the back of the black slave. The first black slave was brought into America in 1619 by the Dutch, and the industry spread like wildfire (History.com Staff). The southern economy relied on slave labor for tobacco and cotton until some of the states’ soil became so nutrient poor that they found a new cash crop, breeding slaves. However, those of Hispanic descent have only in recent years faced discrimination proportionate to African Americans. With the increase in anti-immigration culture, Hispanics are being stigmatized as well as falling victim to hate crimes....   [tags: United States, Racism, African American, Race]

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African American And Hispanic Descent

- When we as people watch the news or read our newspapers, we can see that most of the criminals committing crimes are of African American or Hispanic descent. Being a fan of true crime novels, they even depict more Black male criminals than White males. Are African American males committing more crimes than White males. What factors are involved for Blacks to be more involved in crime. How do African American stereotypes play a role with possible racial profiling from the policing force. Are Blacks treated fairly in the criminal justice system....   [tags: Black people, Crime, African American, Race]

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Latin America and Hispanic Culture

- All cultures celebrate common life cycle events; such as birth, passage from childhood to adulthood, marriage and death. These are times of intense emotion and call for a significant celebration for those directly involved with the person experiencing the life cycle event. Most people appreciate some gesture of recognition that such an event has occurred. It is also an occasion for making positive connections with coworkers and friends, and teaches others about the various ways in which people approach and observe significant life events....   [tags: marriage, death, Quinceañera]

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Black And Latino And Hispanic

- For many years I marked Black/African American on documents that asked for my race. I just recently started marking both Black and Latino/Hispanic in the race boxes. The truth is, before then I didn’t want to admit that I was both Black and Hispanic. I didn’t want to take the chance of subjecting myself to insulting questions or statements from others who didn’t believe that I fit the phenotype of a Latino. Afro-Latinos, Latinos who model features that fit an African makeup, are considered less than “regular” Latinos, those who have less “Black features”, because there are many labels and stereotypical perceptions of what we believe people of certain races look like....   [tags: Black people, Race]

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Acculturative Stress in Hispanic Immigrants

- The process of acculturation “a social and psychological process of change when one culture comes in contact with another” does not directly affect mental health but the process can be stressful, even if positive over negative, or a mix of the two. If the process is positive such as “improving one’s life” while challenging may not have a negative effect or be as stressful in the next case where … if the process of acculturation is negative, the process may be stressful making for acculturative stress (Tafoya, 2011)....   [tags: Stress, Language, Discrimination]

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Hispanic Adolescent Youth Gangs

- Gangs have been a point of concern for states and societies around the world for centuries. Youth gangs are not exempt from that same categorization and have operated for the same amount of time worldwide. Over the last century however, a proliferation of youth gangs has been witnessed, especially among Hispanic youths immigrating into the United States. Researchers and scholars have offered multiple theories as to why youths, and Hispanics youths in particular integrate themselves into gang organizations....   [tags: rational economic theory]

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Hypertension in Hispanic Americans

- Millions of Americans are living with hypertension. Collaboration of patients and providers to control the disease can help prevent life-threatening illnesses. Patient perceptions pertaining to an illness or disease can dictate one’s health behaviors, yet little attention has been directed toward the perceptions of Mexican American adults in relation to hypertension. Although hypertension is most prevalent among African Americans, Hispanics have higher rates of mortality due to poverty, cultural barriers, and customs affecting modifiable risk factors, prevention, and treatment....   [tags: Nursing Research Papers]

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Hispanic Women

- I was once told I had the world in my hands by my vice principal. The reason for his statement was because I was a Hispanic young woman with above average grades, and my involvement in extracurricular activities. Why was being a Hispanic young woman so much more special. This is where the harsh reality set in; Hispanic women have the tendency to not achieve their goals. Unfortunately, when you evaluate Hispanic women most likely they did not go to college, or even graduate high school. There may be many factors that determine their circumstance....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Analysis Of Health Status Of Hispanic Groups

- Analysis of health status of Hispanic group in United States There are massive groups Hispanic communities throughout the states of America. The health conditions of Hispanic groups are worse than national average. “Hispanics had higher death rates than whites from diabetes and chronic liver disease and cirrhosis” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2015, para. 1). The high death rates in Hispanic community are due to deficiency of health prevention and health promotion. This paper will compare and contrast the health status of Hispanic community with national average....   [tags: Public health, Medicine, Health care]

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Hispanic 's Perception Of Health And Illness

- The fastest growing minority group in the United States is the Hispanics or Latinos. Between 1980 to 2000, there was an 88% increase in Hispanic population while the non-Hispanic white population grew only 7.9% in the United States. The term Hispanic was first used in the 1970s by the United State’s government to include those individuals that speak the Spanish language. Latinos are Spanish-speaking individuals that came from countries located in Latin America that now live in the United States (Carteret, 2011)....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, United States]

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African Hispanic And Hispanic Population, Health Care, And Poor Screening Rates

- Introduction Among the Hispanic/Latino population, health disparities are a tremendous issue. Specific causes for the presence of health disparities in this population may include minority status, which encompasses socioeconomic status, sex, and ethnicity, inadequate access to health care, and poor screening rates (Vega, Rodriguez, & Gruskin, 2009, p.100). Inadequate access to health care could be due to the fact that Latinos may work for employers who don’t offer health insurance, or it could be they don’t have a usual source of care to want/need to purchase it (Vega et al., 2009, p....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider]

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The Effects Of Hispanic College On College Attendance

- As a college degree has become an essential part in getting a job in recent years there has been a substantial increase in college attendance. In 2002, when the Pew Hispanic Center did research they found that 59% of all U.S. workers had at least some college education, because a high school diploma no longer served as the basic credential for successful employment in the U.S. economy. With the need of higher education becoming more important than ever, the percentage of Hispanic students attending college rose from 9.9 to 15.8 percent between the years of 2000 and 2013....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, High school]

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Domestic Violence And The Latino / Hispanic Community

- Topic: Domestic violence and the Latino/Hispanic community Thesis statement Domestic violence among the Latino/Hispanic communities continues to increase. Research suggests that there are many factors that are associated with the perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence. This essay will provide an overview of research that examines the findings on these factors within the Latino/Hispanic communities. Preventive, intervention methods and or ideas will be discussed. Keywords: intimate partner violence, risk factors, Latino, Hispanic Annotations 1....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence]

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The South: Educating a Growing Hispanic Population

- Introduction For many years the United States minority population mostly consisted of African Americans. In 2003, the statistic changed to Hispanics becoming the largest minority population in the United Sates (Parrado & Kandel, 2010). With the increase of the Hispanic population, education concerns of this population have started to arise. In some cases, Hispanics are being over referred to special education programs. This phenomenon is linked to the presence of a language barrier as well as other characteristics of the children in this population (Guiberson, 2009)....   [tags: Population]

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Hispanic and Native Americans Culture in California

- Upon initial research of the rich heritage of California the two minority groups that stood out as especially influential in historic California and today’s society are the Native Americans and Hispanic Americans. To better understand and identify with these minority groups we must identify the common themes within their day to day life. By researching each culture’s common family traditions, religious beliefs, arts & entertainment, and language one can gain a greater appreciation of many different kinds of people, and in turn have more effective relationships in a multicultural society....   [tags: Culture ]

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Health Promotion Among Hispanic Minority

- Health Promotion Among the Hispanic Minority Health is determined in the nation by the minority health. "Approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group" (CDC, 2015).One of these are the "Hispanics or Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic minority population in the United States" (CDC, 2015). "About 1 in 6 people living in the US are Hispanic" (CDC, 2015). Therefore, this student will make the comparison between the status of the health of Hispanic minority and the nations ,barriers of health behavior This paper will compare the health status of the Hispanic minority with the nations, barriers to health seeking behaviors, and methods of promoting healt...   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health disparities]

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The Gap Between Hispanic And American Cultures

- Culture can be found in every aspect of life, even if it is not easily identified. Culture can range from the way someone holds his or her head, to his or her taste in music, to the way he or she speaks. It is truly everywhere. American and Hispanic cultures have a multitude of similarities and differences. These similarities and differences set the two cultures apart. However, their similarities bridge the gap between Hispanic and American cultures. Thomas Wolf once said, “culture is arts elevated to a set of beliefs.” This is true in many cultures, including Hispanic and American cultures....   [tags: Family, Communication, Nuclear family]

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Hispanic Students And High School Education

- Hispanic students are not likely to complete advanced courses as compared to the white students and also they are less likely to take courses which are advanced as compared to the whites students (Crisp & Nora, 2010). Although completion of the high school education has raised in Hispanic students their job position remain poor because the requirements necessary for good employment in many fields in the economy are for those who are through with their degree programs. Even though a large number of Hispanic students go to work after high school studies, about half of the Hispanic students plan to attend colleges for four years (Fry & Gonzales, 2008)....   [tags: High school, Education, College, School]

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Health Promotion Among Hispanic And Latino

- Health Promotion Among the Hispanic or Latino Population As defined by World Health Organization (WHO), health is a "state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." (WHO, 2016). However, this statement can vary among people’s perspective of what consider healthy or unhealthy. In the minority group of Hispanics or Latino, health issues have taken a big toll due to fact they are the largest uninsured rates of any racial and ethnic groups in the United States (OMH, 2015)....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health, United States]

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A Cultural Assessment On Hispanic American Culture

- The increase and changing demography in the United State today, with the disparities in the health status of people from different cultural backgrounds has been a challenge for health care professionals to consider cultural diversity as a priority. It is impossible for nurses and other healthcare professionals to learn and understand theses diversity in culture, but using other approaches like an interpreter is very helpful for both nurses and patients. In this paper of a culturally appropriate care planning, I will be discussing on the Hispanic American culture because, I had come across a lot of them in my career as a nurse....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Nursing]

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Tuberculosis in Hispanic Residents of San Diego

- TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious and often-severe airborne disease caused by bacterial infection. TB typically affects the lungs, but it also may affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of infection (NIAID, 2014). An estimated of one-third of population of the world is affected by tuberculosis. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 new million TB cases were identified worldwide while an estimated 1.3 million died from the disease (WHO, 2013)....   [tags: disease, lung, screening, testing]

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Hispanic Culture in Like Water for Chocolate

- As the first major U.S. success for a Spanish language film, Como Agua Para Chocolate (Alfonso Arau, 1992) has had a major impact on Hispanic culture and the future of Hispanic cinema. This film has many implicit and explicit layers that challenge typical cultural ideals, not only in Hispanic culture, but in various cultures across the world. Based on his wife, Laura Esquivel’s novel, Arau used this film, known commonly as Like Water for Chocolate, to bring to the surface the liberation of females through the empowerment of food....   [tags: cultural, females, food]

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Discrimination Against Latin and Hispanic Immigrants

- Discrimination Against Latin and Hispanic Immigrants What would it be like to wake up everyday knowing you would get bullied, mistreated, and/or abused just because of where you were born. Discrimination still exists. “Discrimination remains and there is an increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, Latinos and Mexican-Americans, as one of the perceived symbols of that discrimination, the U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, nears completion. Instead of pulling together in these difficult times, we may see a greater polarization of attitudes” (Gibson)....   [tags: bullied, mistreated, hate crimes]

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The Presentation And Treatment Plan For A Hispanic Woman

- Primary care providers, working in a clinic setting, should be prepared for any potential emergency that may present itself, being ready to make adjustments to meet patient needs. Being prepared and aware of evidence-based planning is key, to successfully managing any office emergency (Buttaro, Trybulski, Bailey, & Sandberg-Cook, 2013). Usually office emergency is thought of as heart attack, choking or cease of breathing however there are other conditions such as sexual assault that result in devastation....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Health care]

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American Culture Versus Hispanic Culture

- The way of behaving or thinking, beliefs, custom, or arts in a particular society is known as culture. There are many different cultures in todays society, however some parts are alike while other parts are more diverse. American culture versus Hispanic culture has some similarities and differences. Whether its food, religion, language, politics, marriages, sports, family, hobbies, or technology; Americans share some of the same things as Hispanics. Hispanic food traditions in Spain are more “sacred and ritualistic” than American food traditions....   [tags: United States, Spanish language]

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The World Identifies Me As A Hispanic Female

- The world identifies me as a Hispanic heterosexual female, but is that how I define myself. I define myself as just a female that is American and also Hispanic but in this world, in the society it’s very hard for people to understand that. On chapter 3, it asks us, “Who am I. Who do you want to be. Who do you others think I am and want me to be?” and so much more, but those are the ones I paid most attention to. Micro; myself. I see myself as just a simple human being, someone that doesn’t truly do labels....   [tags: Human, Female, Male, Thing]

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Masculinity Within The Hispanic / Latino Culture

- Machismo is a cultural construct which is associated with negative masculinity within the Hispanic/Latino culture. The terms popular definition can be defined as superiority of the male, male pride, and aggressive maleness (Hardin, 2002). The term originates from the word “macho” which refers to a man, a biological sense of maleness or a male animal. Traditions associate “macho” with fatherhood and an active male sexuality that gives pride to male superiority. Generally, men associate the term “macho” with a positive image and the sense of “being a man,” although the term is a reflection of the backward, rural and uneducated sectors of Mexico, it continues to be accepted in todays context (...   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Man, Male]

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Graduation Speech On Hispanic High School

- One thing that native-born Latino high school graduates have going for them is they have a higher probability of attending college (42 percent of 18-to-24 age range) when compared to their foreign-born counterparts, at 26 percent (See Figure 5). Another benefit for second-generation Latinos is the plethora of scholarships available for them. The scholarships make it affordable for children of parents with lower SES to attend college easily. The scholarships removes the financial burdens off these parents and make it more accepting for these children to buy books, live on campus, and pay tuition....   [tags: College, Higher education, Mexican American]

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Hispanics in the USA

- Today, the Hispanic population has grown tremendously over the years. We have watched the Hispanics community growth rate grow faster than any other racial and ethnic group in the nation. The Hispanic culture and community has populated all around the United States, introducing new traditions and customs. I was traveling to different to city in the States, I notice the wide spread growth of Hispanic communities, For Instance in Miami the Cuban and El Salvadoran culture is heavy populate in the area....   [tags: Latino Hispanic USA Immigration Culture]

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Hispanic Marketing in Latinos INC by Arlene Davila

- ... “One result of this lack of market research was the dissemination of generalized assessments about the Hispanic consumer that were ultimately based on the self-image, class background, and experiences of Hispanic marketers”(59). Many advertisers target Latino Americans as a one group of people with nearly identical looks, culture, and values. “(The Hispanic) population is continually stereotyped and constituted into an undifferentiated Hispanic consumer”(57). They do not advertise to Latinos as separate people from different Southern and Central American countries....   [tags: industry, advertising, popluation]

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Sonic Targeting the Hispanic Community

- Introduction For many companies, marketing to the Hispanic community has proven to be very challenging. Sonic drive-in is one of these companies that are currently exploring the ways to target this group. Problem Because there are so many different cultures within the Hispanic community, researchers have found it very difficult to target this group as a whole. Many companies don’t believe Latino’s to be a viable target and they don’t want to spend the time or money trying to research this community....   [tags: Target market Advertising]

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Hispanic

- The Latin community in the area which I reside is weak. This is evident in the fact that less Hispanics are involved in community affairs than members of other ethnicity's. It would be rather interesting to be able to know what goes into government policy making. The enthusiasm that I would put forth on this topic would be exemplary. The experience that qualifies me to partake in this institute is my involvement in SALSA (Spanish And Latino Student Association), as well as the fact that I am an aware, young, Hispanic male who sees what really goes on in the Latin community....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Patriarchy: The Undermining of Women in the Hispanic-American Culture

- Women have to face a lot of oppression from the patriarchal world we live in, and are treated like object by the male dominance, especially if you are women raise in a Latino culture. A journal article, “Domestic Violence in Hispanics in southeastern United States: A survey and Need Analysis”, by Carolyn Murdaugh, Salena Hunt, Richard Sowell, and Irma Santana states the high domestic violence occurrences in the Hispanic community. The article states, “Latina in the US, with 54.9% reporting violent victimization” (Murdaugh, etc....   [tags: Latino, physical and sexual abuse]

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What Aspects Did The Hispanic Migrant Experience?

- Since there has been a US/Mexican border, Mexicans have always played a role in the migrant experience. But it was never able to reach a noticeable amount until the beginning of the 20th century. During the second World War, the United States had experienced a tremendous labor shortage due to its economic and military role. With the bulk of its traditionally male industrial and agricultural workforce fighting abroad, the United States was in dire need of a replacement. Realizing that Mexico could provide a large and cheap workforce, the United States signed several economic agreements with the Mexican government to allow Mexicans legal access to U.S jobs....   [tags: Mexico, United States, Immigration]

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Compare and Contrast Hispanic Culture and American Culture

- Compare and Contrast Between Hispanic Culture and American Culture I. Introduction The Hispanic population has experienced an incredible growth in the past decade in the United States of America. In 2006 it was estimated that the Hispanic cover 11 % of the population in North America. Their Origin is in Mexico and the few Spanish speaking countries in the Caribbean. American culture is derived from people who originated from the European nations like Italy and the Great Britain. Cultural identity is very important for every ethnic group as it shapes the culture of that particular faction and therefore, a certain culture cannot realize its own values until it is exposed to another one....   [tags: Ethnicity, Cultural Identity Essays]

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Child Rearing And Family Structure Within The Hispanic Culture

- Culture Comparative Essay Child rearing and family structure within the Hispanic culture is noticeably different than what is present in the mainstream Western culture of today. One apparent difference is in gender roles. There exists a vastly different expectation in Hispanic culture for males and females. The male is considered to be the independent breadwinner, and the head of the household. Accordingly, the female role is one of submission and provider of childcare. In contrast, it is more than acceptable in Western culture for a female to maintain a non-traditional role....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Culture, Sociology]

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Educational Attainment Among Hispanic Sub Groups

- Educational Attainment among Hispanic Sub-groups The Search Story I have always been puzzled about how race affected a student’s academic success; I was especially interested in trying to understand how groups within a race performed when compared with each other. That is why when carrying out their research I wanted to find out how academic success, specifically graduation rates, are affected by membership to Hispanic subgroups. Before beginning to do my research, I knew there were different subgroups within the greater Latin American culture but I did not know how these subgroups performed academically....   [tags: High school, United States, Education]

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Understanding the Real Problem: Hispanic Youth Gang Integration

- The reason why adolescent youth join gang organizations is a question that has plagues policymakers of most states around the world. The issue has grown into a severe crisis in the United States, most notably among minority communities. Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the United States as well as the minority group with the second most gang members and second most incarcerated group, falling behind only African-Americans. In this paper, I analyze why adolescent Hispanic youths are so at risk for becoming involved in a gang....   [tags: acculturation and ethnic marginalization]

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