Thursday, December 19, 2002

Hispanics are diverse; more boxes, please

Discriminations picks up a story from the Pew Charitable Trust survey of Latinos.

Hispanics are united in two central beliefs: 1) they are ethnically diverse with different attitudes and values and do not fit neatly into U.S. Census racial boxes; and 2) learning English is of crucial importance.

Has a university admissions staff done its duty by diversity, then, if its Hispanic admittees comprise only Mexicans, or Cubans and Puerto Ricans, or ...?
Gosh, how many more centers are we going to have to fund?