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  • ethnic
  • Generally considered one of the more conservative ethnic political organizations, LULAC had traditionally espoused nonconfrontational tactics and had insisted on the identification of Mexican Americans as "white. (jhu.edu)
  • He also examines the internal tensions between LULAC members' ethnic allegiances and their identity as American citizens, which led to LULAC's attempt to be identified as white while, paradoxically, claiming policy benefits from the fact that Mexican Americans were treated as if they were non-white. (jhu.edu)
  • Making Ethnic Choices: California's Punjabi Mexican Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first survey provided a rich cross-sectional view of this population's demographics and attitudes, Ortiz and Telles' 35 year follow-up now allows for a longitudinal view of the behavior and ethnic identification of first- through fourth-generation Mexican Americans in these areas. (umich.edu)
  • The new survey was used to test hypotheses related to Mexican Americans' social mobility, their ethnic identity and behavior, their experiences with discrimination, and the relationship between socioeconomic status and ethnic identity. (umich.edu)
  • First, Eysenck casually mentioned the fact that Americans of Greek, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese ancestry had very low IQs compared to their separated European cousins, and suggested that this was because the least intelligent members of those ethnic groups had immigrated to America (p. 47-48). (theamericanconservative.com)
  • Native-American
  • Native American raids in Mexico's sparsely settled north in the decades preceding the war prompted the Mexican government to sponsor migration from the U.S. on its northeast border (since 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase from the French Empire (France) of Emperor Napoleon I) to the Mexican province of Texas to create a buffer. (wikipedia.org)
  • LULAC
  • But by 1966, the changing civil rights environment, new federal policies that protected minority groups, and rising militancy among Mexican American youth led LULAC to seek federal protections for Mexican Americans as a distinct minority. (jhu.edu)
  • In that year, LULAC joined other Mexican American groups in staging a walkout during meetings with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Albuquerque. (jhu.edu)
  • racial
  • Mexican Americans gained federal remedies for discrimination based not simply on racial but also on cultural and linguistic disadvantages. (jhu.edu)
  • More specifically, it examines the expansion of civil rights protections from a focus on racial minorities in the American Southeast to language and cultural minorities of the Southwest. (jhu.edu)
  • forces attacked
  • On January 30, 1968, on the first day of Tet, the Vietnamese holiday celebrating the new lunar year, National Liberation Front forces attacked the American embassy in Saigon and sites in major cities throughout South Vietnam. (jhu.edu)
  • Hernandez
  • Mexican America was a professional wrestling stable in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, consisting of leader Hernandez, Anarquia, Rosita and Sarita, who were portrayed as villainous anti-Americans, promoting the superiority of Mexican-Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • After spending most of 2010 in Mexico, working with the AAA promotion, Hernandez returned to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from his excursion on the February 10, 2011, episode of its primary television program, Impact! (wikipedia.org)
  • On February 13 at the Against All Odds pay-per-view, Hernandez explained the change in his attitude by claiming that, because of his race, he was treated in the United States like a second-class citizen, while in Mexico he was treated like a star. (wikipedia.org)
  • the alliance of Hernandez, Rosita and Sarita was named Mexican America. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Hernandez this was because he refused to use stereotypical Mexican jargon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two days later, at the tapings of the August 18 episode of Impact Wrestling, Hernandez and Anarquia defeated Beer Money, Inc. in a rematch, following interference from the "Mexican Heavyweight Champion" Jeff Jarrett, to win the TNA World Tag Team Championship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later that month, Mexican America began feuding with Ink Inc., stemming from their match at Sacrifice in May, where Hernandez had legitimately injured Jesse Neal. (wikipedia.org)
  • On October 16, during the Bound for Glory Preshow, Mexican America successfully defended the TNA World Tag Team Championship against Ink Inc. The following month at Turning Point, Anarquia, Hernandez and Sarita defeated Ink Inc.'s Jesse Neal, Shannon Moore and Toxxin in a six person tag team match to retain the TNA World Tag Team Championship. (wikipedia.org)
  • families
  • The current project aims to understand the mechanisms underlying communications about familial risk for common, complex diseases and the development of strategies by Mexican American families to address this risk. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A group of about 100 Mexican families also settled the Houston Heights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers
  • The research team, led by principal investigator Joshua Breslau, now a researcher at the RAND Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA includes researchers from both the U.S. and Mexico. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Whites
  • Agius Vallejo states that as Mexican Americans enter white milieus, they "must also manage interethnic relations with whites who do not view them as bona fide members of the white middle class" (Agius Vallejo 2012:666). (wikipedia.org)
  • Worse still for my critics, Eysenck's discussion had been drawn directly from the work of Arthur Jensen, who had conducted detailed research studies on the question of Mexican-American intelligence and had similarly concluded that the IQ gap with whites was overwhelmingly "environmental" in origin. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • study
  • In 1944, the Swedish social scientist Gunnar Myrdal published An American Dilemma , a study of race relations in the United States. (jhu.edu)
  • MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mexican-Americans have more risk factors for liver cancer than residents of Mexico do, a new study finds. (hon.ch)
  • The study was to be presented Monday at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, in Atlanta. (hon.ch)
  • With stroke causing such a personal, family and economic burden in minorities, our study focuses on Mexican Americans one of the largest and fastest growing segments of the U.S. population. (medindia.net)
  • This study will examine what methods work best for encouraging Mexican-American family members to talk about their risk for diabetes, heart disease, breast cancer and colon cancer. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The information from the study will be used to design risk communication approaches for Mexican-American households. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We describe the design and implementation of the ELLA Study and provide a risk factor comparison between women in the U.S. and those in Mexico based on a sample of 765 patients (364 in the U.S. and 401 in Mexico). (scirp.org)
  • youth
  • Subtractive Schooling: U.S. - Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring. (wikipedia.org)
  • San Miguel Jr., pp. 156-157 Angela Valenzuela Subtractive Schooling: U.S.-Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring (New York: State University of New York Press, 1999) pp. 39-49 Berryhill, Michael. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • We wanted to compare the prevalence of risk factors in these two groups," she explained in a news release from the American Association for Cancer Research. (hon.ch)
  • Findings are published in Annals of Neurology , a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society. (medindia.net)
  • chronic
  • More studies are needed to evaluate how the accumulation of specific risk factors may be contributing to the increased risk of chronic liver disease in Mexican-Americans," Flores concluded. (hon.ch)