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While the U.S. Supreme Court is examining the role desegregation in the nation's public schools, members of leading Hispanic groups say the policies the court seems to be opposing are essential in protecting the quality of education for every student.
For most of the years of the American experiment, our dialogue about race and diversity has been strictly bipolar: black and white, minority and majority. But by 2050, the conversation will be three way - black, white and brown - and none will have dominant numbers. We will ALL be minorities.
December is the month to make those last-minute moves to boost your federal tax refund or lower your payment come April. Looming over any plan of action is the fact that Democrats will take control of Congress next year. For some, that has sparked the fear of higher taxes.
Beginning Jan. 23, 2007, all persons, including U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda will be required to present a valid passport to enter the U.S.
Vietnam veteran and former Border Patrol agent Silvestre Reyes of Texas has been selected to head the House Intelligence Committee, vaulting in front of ranking Democrat Jane Harman and No. 2 in seniority, Alcee Hastings of Florida.
ON THE MOVE
A year after he became the chief finance officer of Bank of America, Alvaro G. de Molina announced Friday his intention to leave his employer of 17 years.
Maria Martinez, Microsoft's corporate vice president of its Communications Sector and its first ever Hispanic female CVP, has been named corporate vice president of Worldwide Services.
The younger scion of a high-profile, Cuban-American family joins his brother in the top management of MasTec. He will take the helm next March, assuming the posts of chief executive and president when the current top executive steps down.
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.
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Networks are vying for the attention of young Hispanics – in English.
Kenny Ortega enjoys the ride with Disney's unstoppable High School Musical.
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