Feelings of isolation can affect academic outcomes.
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Latino youths often feel more at home in after-school programs and in the community than they do in school. A sociologist explores why.
At colleges with a majority-Black student population, Black and white students graduate at the same rate.
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Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
Clues to solve the paradox have emerged from an unlikely place.
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The words that doctors choose during a consultation – and even the verb tense – can help or hurt a patient dealing with a difficult diagnosis.
Before the pandemic about 1.28 million children were experiencing homelessness.
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When it comes to helping students who are homeless during the pandemic, identifying who they are is crucial, says a researcher studying the issue in one of the largest US school districts.
Hip-hop education helps students from all backgrounds learn.
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In recognition of National Hip Hop History Month, The Conversation presents four articles that deal with how educators and rappers are taking hip-hop from concerts to classrooms.
The relationship between immigrants’ and refugees’ education, experience and economic integration matters. It can tell us whether Latinos are unemployed or underemployed or contributing to the Canadian economy.
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?
A new way is needed for schools to engage with parents.
School officials can do a better job engaging families of color. Here are five ways for them to start.
‘Women for Trump’ listening to President Donald Trump speak at a campaign rally in Wheeling, WV, in September.
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The GOP’s handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.
A small – but powerful – Latino middle class has emerged in California, led by elites like State Senator Kevin de Leon.
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Scholars say elites are critical to helping ethnic communities thrive. So, who are the Latino elites and what work are they doing for their community?
Pro-statehood supporters at the seaside Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Over the years, Puerto Ricans have in fact been granted three different types of U.S. citizenship, but questions about their rights and equal treatment as citizens still remain.
Residents take part in the Olympic Flame torch relay in Gravata, Pernambuco state, Brazil, May 31, 2016.
Being Brazilian in the US means navigating an identity that doesn’t neatly fit into a single check-box, and can be perceived in vastly different ways depending on what part of the country you’re in.
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Understanding where teens learn about sex and how that influences them can help us find ways to encourage healthy sexual behaviors, such as using condoms and birth control.
Trump supporters at a rally in Grand Junction, Colorado.
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A survey of voters shows white racial identity is on the rise. Psychologists explain how it’s affecting the presidential election and how it will change American politics of the future.
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles volunteer talks to voter Jessica Romero, 53, about the election.
Is xenophobic rhetoric enough to get Latinos to turn out in large numbers? An expert on Latino politics explains.
All the anti-immigrant rabble-rousing appears to be backfiring.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista flips his bat after hitting the go-ahead three-run home run in Game 5 of the ALDS.
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Why do white players seem so intent on preserving an unspoken set of rules?
Rahm Emanuel wins second term as mayor of Chicago.
A centrist against a liberal in Chicago but that’s an outcome that reflects the city’s unique political landscape
Popular Latino musicians like Café Tacvba didn’t make an appearance.
At an event that bills itself as ‘the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today,’ one of the fastest-growing, youngest and most tech-savvy segments of the population was largely ignored.
Just who were the voteres these elections?
Editor’s note: voter turnout in this year’s midterm elections - 36.6% - was lower than in the 2010 midterms (40.9%.) According to the Pew Research Center the “party of non-voters” is more racially diverse…
La Llorona Durmiente, oil on canvas, 2012
For more than 500 years, she has wandered, weeping and searching without rest. A ghostly woman in white who is said to have murdered her children, she is doomed to roam the earth, searching for their lost…