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Report: Latinos Need 5.5M More College Degrees by 2020 to Get U.S. Back on Top of Education

Report: Latinos Need 5.5M More College Degrees by 2020 to Get U.S. Back on Top of Education

SaludToday! Latinos must earn an additional 5.5 million college degrees for America to regain world leadership in college degrees by 2020, according to a new report. The report, from Excelencia in Education and the United Negro College Fund, examines Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) alongside historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to bring attention to minority student

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Do Politics divide Americans more than race?

By Clifton B. Parker Futurity Democrats and Republicans are increasingly split along political party lines, and new research suggests those partisan sentiments are stronger than racial biases. “We were particularly surprised at the extent to which party politics has become a litmus test for interpersonal relations. Marriage across party lines is extremely rare,” says Shanto

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Urban Farmist: City garden planting the seeds of “good, old-fashioned inspiration”

By Aaron de Leon LatinaLista Far beyond the flashing lights and familiar sight of tourists scurrying about, busy downtown Dallas city streets give way to narrow alleys and cramped two lane roads. As commuters pass through the shadow of a massive multi-lane highway resting on top of giant concrete and steel columns, they are greeted

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An Informal Study: Do Book Challenges Suppress Diversity?

By Shelley Diaz CBC Diversity What is the overlap between challenged books and books by diverse authors? Inspired by the recent flurry of challenges to titles with diverse characters or by minorities or LGBTQ writers, young adult author and Diversity in YA cofounder Malinda Lo conducted an informal study to see whether there is a

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