Archive | September 1, 2011

Katt Williams Apologizes for Anti-Mexican Comedy “Skit”

According to CNN, Katt Williams has apologized for his 7 minute long rant he did on Mexicans on Sunday. The comedian stated: “My remarks were not meant to be offensive,  I want to apologize if my comedy act was taken out of context.” “I sincerely appreciate my fans within the Mexican community and would never intentionally go […]

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Latino Civil Rights Leaders: Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales was born in Denver, Colorado in 1928. Though he saved throughout high school by working in beet fields, he found that he could not afford to finish his college education and dropped out to become a boxer. He never won a title, but gained enough notoriety to help him later on in […]

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Latino College Enrollment Spikes, 24% Growth from 2009 to 2010

Driven by a single-year surge of 24% in Hispanic enrollment, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds attending college in the United States hit an all-time high of 12.2 million in October 2010, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of newly available Census Bureau data. From 2009 to 2010, the number of Hispanic young adults […]

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