allaboutgeorge + latinos   10

The strange alienation of being a Latina who loves hiking - Vox
I like the dirt, I like the aches, I like the freedom. I like the moment when I first unzip my tent and see the morning. I like the way my coffee tastes when I’m hovering over my mug and sitting on a log. I like the feeling of carrying everything I need for the week on my back.
outdoors  exercise  latino  latinos  latinamerica  latinx 
july 2017 by allaboutgeorge
Baby boomer, Latino populations shift -
"The idea of the Beach Boys and the Summer of Love in San Francisco, but also the sprawling of suburbia — all those young families and then all those middle-aged families — and now we're going to have a baby boomer silver tsunami in California."
demography  california  aging  data  1960s  latinos 
may 2008 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Latest Exploration Takes Café Tacuba to an Old School
"To me rock is not Anglo or English or North American. Rock is the music of this time, of our time. It is the speed, it is the energy of the moment."
rock  music  latinamerica  latinos  mexico  aesthetics  identity 
october 2007 by allaboutgeorge
GOP Hard Line on Immigration Undermines Hispanic Support - The Huffington Post
"Most GOP House members have very safe, and often very conservative, districts. They face little danger of a serious Democratic challenge in the general election. Instead, the major threat to re-election is a primary challenge from the right."
immigration  gop  republicans  congress  politics  elections  2008  latinos  latino 
june 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Nicholas Eberstadt - America the Fertile -
"Whatever else may be said, if our American 'moment' passes or U.S. power in other ways declines in the coming decades, demographics is not likely to be the culprit."
sex  gender  religion  demography  usa  europe  russia  immigration  globalization  latinos  white 
may 2007 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: The New Sound of Mexico, Sung in a Nashville Accent
“Everyone wants to be weird and really alternative and all that. I just decided to make something more normal, more traditional, more honest. It was time for me to come up with something that I knew was truly my own.”
music  songwriting  latino  mexico  latinos  country  pop  beatles  beachboys  rock 
december 2006 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Hispanics' Web Identity Grows As Ads Target Diverse Audience
"You don't have to leave behind where you come from. You can assimilate ... but when you go home, you can get your online equivalent of comfort food."
marketing  latinos  latinamerica  latino  aesthetics  identity  newspapers  media  culture  music  world 
october 2006 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Come October, Baby Will Make 300 Million or So
"The 300 millionth will be a Mexican Latino in Los Angeles County, with parents who speak Spanish at home and with siblings who are bilingual."
population  statistics  demography  usa  latinos  latino  losangeles  white 
january 2006 by allaboutgeorge
LAT: Sharing in the dream
"Latinos made up about 23% of Californians who bought homes in the last two years, whereas non-Latino whites accounted for 59% for home buyers, according to the Public Policy Institute of California."
latinos  realestate  california 
may 2005 by allaboutgeorge Hispanic teen sex study puzzling
"As a culture, we have problems with openly discussing the whens and ifs of sex with our children. This is one of the outcomes of that."
sex  latinos  men  women  teenagers  studies 
march 2005 by allaboutgeorge

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