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Hispanic Groups to CNN: Drop Lou Dobbs
Several Hispanic groups are calling on CNN to drop talk-show host and frequent illegal immigrant critic Lou Dobbs, who is broadcasting his radio show from a conference put on by what some activists refer to as a "hate group."

We present our 2009 Top Business Schools for Hispanic Students, numbers 11-20. For the top ten, please click here.

The inflation rate actually fell last year, but the average price employers paid for a family health-insurance premium rose 5 percent. Wages rose 3.1 percent. That continued a long-term trend, as increases in health-insurance costs have far outstripped inflation and wages for years, according to an annual report on employee health benefits released yesterday by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research & Educational Trust, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association.

PBS Launches Music Series in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Much ink is spilled over the failure of inner city schools to adequately educate their students, but scant attention is paid to the paragons. The Broad Prize for Urban Education, widely considered public education's Nobel Prize, attempts to remedy this phenomenon by spotlighting the inner-city schools that shine.

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Hispanic Economy in Transition Cover Art
Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2007 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 375 companies and Web addresses for 430 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2005 and 2006.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
Striving For Diversity in the Face of a Recession
In this historic era of company downsizing, government bailouts and spectacular corporate collapse, it would be all too easy for companies to suspend their diversity strategies. But during times of economic malaise, maintaining a diverse workforce is more important than ever.

We present HispanicBusiness Magazine's 2009 Top 10 Business Schools for Hispanic Students.

Universities find diversity programs of greater value amid tough economic times.

The American diversity story could well be evolving to its next stage of development. We present our annual report on the "State of Diversity," with some of the nation's leading institutions of higher learning, as well as with 60 leading American corporations.

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