Essays Tagged: "Latinos"

California and the Propostion 187

ns into California by withholding all non-emergency medical benefits from non-naturalized citizens. Latinos turned out in record numbers to voice their disapproval, and for good reason too. The health ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Rep. Louis Gutierrez

The Fourth District of Chicago is rather new to the Chicago land made up largely of Hispanics and Latinos. This District like many others face major problems of crime, health care and education. Dem ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

How hispanics Affect Voting Results.

George W. Bush:Will Bush Change the Way Latinos Vote in 2004?Running Head: LATINO VOTEGeorge W. Bush:Will Bush Change the Way Latinos Vote i ... ted the Latino vote and has done many things that would make average American think the majority of Latinos would lean to the right. From the "celebrating of Cinco de Mayo" (Salinas, 2002) to talks of ... es, the Republicans have tried pretty hard to get the Latino vote. But studies show that many (47%) Latinos consider themselves "moderates" and are known to vote based on "candidate's position on the ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Arrest the Racism; Racial Profiling on America's Roadways

nly occur against blacks and Arabs; it occurs against Asians, Middle Eastern Muslims, Hispanics and Latinos also.Some Blacks and Arabs don't mind the racial profiling though. "During a time when there ...

(4 pages) 168 3 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An analytical essay critiquing Latino images in West Side Story

es. Take for example the Latino population. Since the inception of the United States film industry, Latinos have been misrepresented in Hollywood feature films intended primarily for non-Latino audien ... ting in East L.A. 1943, were one of the many socio and political events that occurred that depicted Latinos as deviant. "Zoot Suits" were extra large suits with long pants and long coats and were very ...

(6 pages) 102 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Affirmative Action - Racial Inequality

U.S. Presidents" (Jackson 9). What happens to the rest of the American races? Where are the Blacks, Latinos and Asians? Some experts believe that, people who belong to those groups are grossly misrepr ... on an equal ground. Statistics show that about 12 % of Whites, 15% of Asians, and 30% of Blacks and Latinos are under the poverty line; 42% of Asian, 25% of White, and only less than 14% of Black and ...

(7 pages) 319 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Considering the economic status of black Americans and Hispanics in the 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's, it is easy to be cynical about the accomplishments of their reform movements in the 1960s

twentieth century, people of white European background made up under 80 percent of the population. Latinos were significant segments of the American population for many decades. The group experienced ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pro Affirmative Action

ried greatly by race and ethnicity. White students had a passing rate of 51%, while only 31% of the Latinos and 19% of the Blacks passed. What do these percentiles mean? They mean that our nation stil ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Antonio Sacre, a famous writer and story teller's ideas of American culture.

The Cuba-Irish-American who came to tell enthusiastic stories of cultural differences between Latinos and Americans, Antonio Sacre possess an opinion people across America are privileged to hear ... s are much more in depth than Americans are accustomed to. Family and friends are very important to Latinos. Large families come together for holidays and feast, but the door does not close after fami ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Crytical Analysis

nt Decisions, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.James Taylor maintains the view that police arrest blacks and Latinos more than whites because these minorities commit a disproportionate amount of crimes as expl ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

In the documentary film "The Color of Fear, "a group of men engaged in a candid discussion on racism.

nd they were African, Asian, Latino, and White Americans. It was to show that all Africans, Asians, Latinos, or Whites do not think alike and are diverse. I believe that is why there were two men repr ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wetback

hieves, and crooked authorities. During the documentary we watched I began to realize how difficult Latinos and Central Americans lives really were. The economic situation in Central American countrie ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Immigration, Social Policy and Employment

lot of Europeans and during the 20th century there were still a lot of Europeans but also Mexicans, Latinos, and Asians. Most were also farmers and they came in big family clusters. At the turn of the ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

State and Case Law Relationship

prohibitions apply regardless of whether the discrimination is directed at Whites, Blacks, Asians, Latinos, Arabs, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, multi-racial individuals, ...

(6 pages) 179 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Employment Law Case Pertaining to Race

prohibitions apply regardless of whether the discrimination is directed at Whites, Blacks, Asians, Latinos, Arabs, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, multi-racial individuals, ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Immigrant Tragedy in "The Cariboo Caf

ong with expressing her political opinions on the treatments of immigrants, especially Chicanos and Latinos. In her short story "The Cariboo Café," Viramontes brings these ideas to life through ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Challenges of intercultural communication" what hampers effective communication, different codes, customs,behaviors.

culture. We have different co-cultures like gender, gays, lesbians or religious micro cultures. The Latinos, African American or the Asians in the states are also micro cultures.The next definition is ...

(9 pages) 200 1 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Not A Real Essay

ity to gay and lesbian lifestyles on television than to depiction's of ethnic minorities, including Latinos.A number of studies have been conducted that relate the belief that more and more gays and l ...

(1 pages) 259 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Latin Grammis Awards

Is the whole world made up of Latinos? The world is made up of many different cultures. Our culture is different from others, but ... now better themselves. We, the spectators, can enjoy to see them participating all together.I think Latinos should be intrigued to the regular ceremony. For me that don't make any sense cause we are l ...

(1 pages) 314 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American