Latinos and Law The Latino community in the U.S. has consistently used the courts to ensure equal treatment for all in a number of critical areas in civil rights and human rights jurisprudence. The modern civil rights era has also impacted upon the actual experience of Latinos and all national minorities in this country. Exploring legal and public policy, concerns in areas such as education, criminal justice, voting rights, language rights and immigration, generally.
Homosexuality in Latino Cultures Some cultures deny accepting relationships between people of the same sex. Religious people say that it is against nature. The early Iberian conceptualization: of sodomy to the “second Spanish scholasticism” with Aquinas ruling supreme. Man was understood as a collaborator with God in the creation of a new human being, in the sense that the man created a new being from nothing, just as God created Adam from mud. The understanding of sodomy or homosexuality was based
Dominican. In a time where the Latino population is on a rise and gaining foothold in recognition; Junot Diaz's The Brief Life of Oscar Wao utilizes the main character to show the experiences of Latino communities in America. The novel rotates around the main character Oscar, it is not only though the main character where the Latino experience is shown. Oscar's interaction and the narrators description with his community gives the reader the image of a real Latino community. Everyone from his
Angelica Pecina Latino Experience paper IGS 305 March 22, 2011 People have different viewpoints of who should be admitted or reside, legally or illegally in the United States. I truly believe that if some of the people in high positions would just listen to a few stories about people who weren’t born in the United States, they would probably feel a bit more empathetic towards them. As I interviewed to separate people of a Mexican Origin, I found that although there are a few similarities
The history of the Hispanic/Latino culture in North America is storied and influential. Starting with a wave of Spanish explorers to the first Latino Supreme Court Justice, Spanish speaking culture has been engaged in the Americas. The terms for the minority, Hispanic or Latino are generally not interchangeable with the nomenclature in the United States being a preference of location; the Western population preferring the Latino marker, while Eastern residents prefer the Hispanic marker. This
History of Latino Immigration Group Project/Newsletter Although America has prided itself on being the land of the free and the home of the brave, hatred and disrespect for immigrants “has always been part of the collective American consciousness”, (The Hispanic Challenge? What We Know About Latino Immigration). Attitudes towards immigrants for the majority have largely been negative and detrimental to the integration of policies, disproportionately affecting members of the Latino community.
Salón Latino The concert that I went was the concert of Latin American music, in which for what I understand, is the kind of music that always brings joyfulness and happiness. Throughout the concert, the music is performed by many different instruments including voice. There are two distinct pieces as well as my two most favorite pieces in this concert that I would like to write about. One of the pieces of all is the Bordel 1900 by Piazzolla, this piece started with a very fast tempo and joyful
Johanna Brito Latinos en Hollywood Históricamente, muchos latinos han sido raramente los protagonistas en alguna película en Hollywood, sus personajes típicamente han sido marginados o pocos desarrollados. Es cierto que los tiempos han cambiado y que Hollywood les ha abierto las puertas a muchos latinos. Existen muchos estereotipos entre ellos, al encontrar el personaje e historia adecuada y basada en la cultura latinoamericana. Recientemente ha habido un crecimiento
Bibliographic Essay on U.S. Latino/a History José M. Alamillo Washington State University “We did not cross the border, the border crossed us!” is a popular slogan frequently shouted by native-born and immigrant Latinos and Latinas during rallies and marches across the country. This slogan is an attempt to counter mainstream stereotypes that all Latino/as are immigrants and only recently arrived to the United States. Among the “oldest” Americans, Latino/as can trace their history to the 1500s when
100 YEARS OF LATINO THEATRE | latinopia.com 7/26/13 10:40 AM Follow @Latinopia, Get Latinopia Podcasts in iTunes HOME ART FILM/TV FOOD HISTORY LIT MUSIC THEATER BLOGS & SOCIAL 100 YEARS OF LATINO THEATRE NEW ON LATINOPIA 100 YEARS OF LATINO THEATER IN AMERICA 1900 In Ybor City and Tampa, Florida, Cuban mutual aid societies like El Centro Español de West Tampa, Círculo Cubano and other self-help civic organizations stage declamaciónes ( oratories) as well as