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"Latin American machismo resists change"

 06/19/2017 - 04:55
Dads in Mexico like Luis Garcia, seen in this photo taken June 17, 2017, are more and more open to the new roles that fathers must play in the family - but the machismo, the wage gap and the lack of specific policies are slowing its development. Sashenka Gutierrez
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Mexico is more and more open to the new roles that fathers must play in the family - but the machismo, the wage gap and the lack of specific policies are slowing its development, according to recent report.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45am
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Dads in Mexico like Luis Garcia, seen in this photo taken June 17, 2017, are more and more open to the new roles that fathers must play in the family - but the machismo, the wage gap and the lack of specific policies are slowing its development. Sashenka Gutierrez

[OP-ED]: How to laugh off the foolishness of Cinco de Mayo

 05/04/2017 - 08:25
Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File
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Last year at this time, Donald Trump loomed over a taco bowl at Trump Tower and tweeted out the message: “Happy #CincoDeMayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!”

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:00am
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Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File

Whose side are you on Mr. Untermeyer?

 04/11/2017 - 09:33

Michael Untermeyer is being questioned for a previous political ad he ran while running as a republican.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:15pm
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Michael Untermeyer's old campaign ad is putting his campaign under a magnifying glass.

[OP-ED]: Guys, are you trapped in a ‘Man Box’?

 04/10/2017 - 08:04
Clearly, young men need more avenues for support, more good role models, and a society in which fewer men -- and women -- celebrate brutish male behavior.
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A new study on young men’s attitudes about manhood has found that just as women feel bound by rigid gender stereotypes, men can also find themselves trapped in a “Man Box.”

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:45am
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Clearly, young men need more avenues for support, more good role models, and a society in which fewer men -- and women -- celebrate brutish male behavior.

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

[OP-ED]: Despite how the Census Bureau now treats it, ‘Hispanic/Latino’ is not a race

 03/16/2017 - 09:26
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The U.S. Census Bureau has been experimenting with alternate versions of the race and ethnicity section of its National Content Test Research Study. The bureau hopes that by the next census in 2020, it can more accurately tally Hispanics and other newly prominent minority groups.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:15am
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Hispanics can be of any race -- in my own family we have black Hispanics, Asian Hispanics and white Hispanics.

Latino gang fought for their pride, tells story in new documentary

 08/02/2016 - 16:33
Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert  
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Community advocate and award-winning filmmaker Gilberto Gonzalez documents the story of a little-known Latino gang in Spring Garden, the “20G”, as they protected their neighborhood from outside threats.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
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Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert

 

 

'Después de la frontera/After the border' opens at Taller Puertorriqueño

 05/03/2016 - 16:24
'Después de la frontera/After the border' opens at Taller Puertorriqueño
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The exhibit honors the stories of unaccompanied immigrant youth, families, and young adults who fled their homes in Central America.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 4:08pm
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For Latinos A Smut Alert

 08/03/2011 - 04:47
For Latinos A Smut Alert
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CHICAGO -- Here's one thing that every Hispanic person in the United States should do this week: face up to the violent, sexist and homophobic smut that gets pumped out over the airwaves through Spanish-language television and radio shows.

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