Diversity articles

It’s time to end the honeymoon with gender and race and reclaim this election

LatinaLista — The word is that, after being distracted by the “Palin Effect,” the Obama campaign is back on track to focus on what this election is all about the issues. The candidates who really matter in November. (Source: ABC news) However, after reading comments on Latina Lista and several other blogs, the Obama campaign

The morning after Obama’s speech: Gone is the day when politics is business as usual

LatinaLista — It’s an understatement to say that Barack Obama’s acceptance speech last night for the Democratic nomination was a success. Barack Obama delivering his acceptance speech at Denver’s Invesco Field. (Source: NYTimes) But it wasn’t a success because of the historic speech he delivered or the line-up of speakers that preceded him or even

CDC explains why Puerto Ricans left out of major report documenting HIV incidence among U.S. Latino population

LatinaLista — This past weekend at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the much anticipated report, Estimation of HIV Incidence in the United States. One group that was anxiously awaiting the release of this report was the Latino Commission on AIDS. Given the rising incidence of AIDS

McCain’s reversal on affirmative action counters retired Latino general’s claim that officer ranks aren’t sufficiently diverse

LatinaLista — Running for the presidency of the United States can make a person do some weird stuff like changing positions on an issue which at one time was considered the right thing to do and suddenly is considered to be too sympathetic to a constituency under attack. The latest example of “changing the course

Report on “Artists in the Workforce” show writing profession for under-35 to be 80% white

LatinaLista — If you’ve been trying to stay cool this summer by catching up on your reading with a visit to your neighborhood book store or library, you might have wondered why aren’t there more titles by talented Latina/o writers. Well, a little-noticed report released last month, “Artists in the Workforce 1990-2005″ by the National