Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!?

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Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!? By Diana Limongi-Gabriele Growing up in a Hispanic household, I wasn’t watching “Monday night football” and the Superbowl is only something I remember coinciding with my birthday.  My dad watched fútbol. I remember asking him questions like; what are the rules?  What do they do?  How long does it go for?  I […]

Django Unchained – Should It Have Been Made?

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Django Unchained – Should It Have Been Made? This story first appeared at Balancing Jane. I went to see Django Unchained last night, and I had a lot of thoughts. For the most part, I agree with the critical reception that’s appearing overwhelmingly positive (as of right now, it has an 89% on Rotten Tomatoes). I have […]

Reverse Subsidy, School-to-Prison Pipeline + More {Colorlines}

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Buzzworthy stories from Colorlines » Never Mind the Fiscal Cliff, the ‘Reverse Subsidy’ Is the Real Crisis Imara Jones argues that the core problem with how our government taxes and spends is that the poor are actually the ones subsidizing the rich. Infographic: What’s Really at Stake as We Stare Down the Fiscal Cliff   The […]

White Males & Gun Violence {Links via Tumblr}

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  White Males & Gun Violence via Tumblr: “In less than 10 days, the number of women and children killed will exceed the number of people–children and women and Lanza himself–lost on Friday. The same culture that results in so many unplanned, domestic, gun-enabled murders–part of 15,000 single victim homicides a year–is the one that […]

Web411 – Latinos in Lit, Racist Costumes, Serena Williams Impersonation + more {Dec 10, 2012}

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Web411 – Community News {Dec 10, 2012} Have a news link or something else to share? Tweet the details to us at @MFamMag using the #Web411 hashtag and we could republish them here! Young Latino Students Don’t See Themselves in Books Educators say grade-school students develop reading skills better when they are engaged by characters with whom they can […]

Mix-up your Multicultural Holidays by Celebrating What’s Different

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This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. We’re Different, We’re the Same by Jen Marshall Duncan When my kids were littler, we read this book over and over again. Sometimes we turned the pages looking for noses that looked […]

Web411: Community News {Dec 5, 2012}

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Web411 – Community News {Dec 5, 2012} Have a news link or something else to share? Tweet the details to us at @MFamMag using the #Web411 hashtag and we could republish them here! Join us this Thursday for the 2013 Holiday Gift Guide Twitter Party With Thanksgiving now behind us what better way to welcome […]