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Sociological, biological and health research and findings about race and ethnicity; and personal reflections, anecdotes, and commentary on family values, traditions of different racial and ethnic groups to explore and communicate larger truths about the importance of family, the changing definition of family, across racial and ethnic groups.
December 23rd, 2013
Written by Hope Yen in All About Family with 0 Comments
Hispanics and Asian-Americans seeking relief from deportations is gaining more importance and significance. With immigration legislation stalled in Congress, Hispanics and Asian-Americans say getting relief from deportations is more important for many of the 11 million immigrants here illegally than creating a pathway to U.S. citizenship, a new study finds. Two polls released Thursday by the Pew...
December 10th, 2013
Written by Jon Gambrell in All About Family with 0 Comments
An eclectic mix of world leaders including President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will eulogize Nelson Mandela before a crowd of nearly 100,000 mourners at a massive memorial service Tuesday in the World Cup soccer stadium where the anti-apartheid champion made his last public appearance. "What a fantastic gift God gave to us in this Mandela, who quickly became an icon, a global...
December 6th, 2013
Written by The Associated Press in All About Family with 2 Comments
The most vulnerable children seem to be at great risk while under the care of the State of Georgia, and it seems to be an ongoing problem. Christmas being a special time particularly for children – it would be nice if the State of Georgia managed to keep more of them, over which it has oversight and responsibility, alive to enjoy the day … and all days. Unfortunately that has not been the case...
November 7th, 2013
Written by Geoff Mulvihill in All About Family with 0 Comments
New Jersey students scored among the highest in the nation this year on a standardized test often used to compare states' educational performance, and the exams revealed that Hispanic eighth-graders have made significant progress in closing the performance gap with their white peers, according to results released Thursday. New Jersey's eighth-graders ranked second in the nation for the average...
November 5th, 2013
Written by Nataliya Vasilyeva - Associated Press in All About Family with 0 Comments
Several thousand Russian nationalists rallied Monday in Moscow, venting against the migrants they accuse of pushing up the crime rate and taking their jobs. The protest took place on Unity Day, a national holiday established in 2005 to replace commemorations of the Bolshevik Revolution. Many demonstrators carried Russian imperial flags. One group displayed a banner reading "Young People Against...