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Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Volume 4, Issue 18

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In the news this week...

What Minority?
The obsessing of many Americans about race is not only undiminished by decades of improvements in race relations, it seems inversely related to improvements. The better things become, the more vehemently some persons, white and black, insist that progress is, if not chimerical, certainly minimal and fragile.

Female-owned Companies Flourish
One of every 11 U.S. women is now a business owner, says a study out today, and that fast-growing niche is catching the attention of more marketers.

Fox Snubbed in President's Cinco De Mayo Address
President Bush on Monday praised Mexican Americans on the occasion of a Mexican national holiday, but failed to mention Mexican President Vicente Fox, who opposed the U.S. war in Iraq.

Third Annual Latina Conference Provides Education and Career Opportunities
The San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and San Diego MANA partner once again to bring you the 'Building Latina Success' (Mujeres Con Exito) Conference.

Community-Based Magazine Launches International Edition
EasyChair Media expands with Mexico's leading financial publication.

Urban Television Network Picks New President
Jacob R. Miles III has been hired as president of the Urban America Television Network.

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Carol Mintz Joins La Opinión as New Vice President of Advertising
Mintz is responsible for planning long term sales objectives and meeting the advertising revenue goals of all the sales departments including National, Territory and Classified.

Multicultural Channels Hot in Cable Marketplace
After years of putting the needs of multicultural audiences on the back burner, the cable industry is realizing that its growth depends in large part on how they serve America's growing tapestry of languages and cultures.

MALDEF Praises Senate Confirmation of Judge Prado
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) today issued a statement praising the Senate for its unanimous approval of nominee Judge C. Edward Prado to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bountiful: The Hispanic Food Market Booms
American cookery simmers in diversity, and Hispanic influences are bubbling to the top of the pot.

Study Shows Hispanics' Purchasing Power to Outpace Nation's through 2020
A study of the Hispanic market in the U.S. released Tuesday projects increases in household disposable income and consumer spending through 2020 that significantly outpace the expected national growth rate.

Names for Minorities Undergo Constant Change
The preferred names of minority groups have undergone constant change over time due to political considerations, personal philosophies, and social stigma. A Texas A&M University sociologist expects that trend to continue.

From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

Calculating Your Roi
In marketing and information technology, the return on investment equation measures the value of management decisions.

Quiet Man With A Vision
Dionicio Morales has been called "an urban Cesar Chavez" for his leadership of the Mexican American opportunity foundation.

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