Hispanic http://wlrn.org en More Made In Miami Conferences http://wlrn.org/post/more-made-miami-conferences <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Florida has always been a prime location for out-of-town conferences and conventions. But recently there's &nbsp;a growing number of local organizations putting together these events from their own backyard.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami-based conferences are pulling in major corporate sponsors and attendees from all over the world and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">speakers from the White House, Google and Facebook.</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:21:04 +0000 Lisann Ramos 29136 at http://wlrn.org More Made In Miami Conferences Women’s History Month http://wlrn.org/post/women-s-history-month <p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 28783 at http://wlrn.org Women’s History Month Pew: Most Latinos Can't Name 'Most Important Hispanic Leader' http://wlrn.org/post/pew-most-latinos-cant-name-most-important-hispanic-leader While most Latinos believe it's important for their community to have a national leader, most of them can't pinpoint whom they think that leader is.<p>That's the new finding from <a href="http://www.pewhispanic.org/2013/10/22/three-fourths-of-hispanics-say-their-community-needs-a-leader/">a survey released today by the Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project</a>. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:32:01 +0000 Eyder Peralta 22535 at http://wlrn.org Pew: Most Latinos Can't Name 'Most Important Hispanic Leader' Some Of My Best Friends Aren't Black Or Brown Or Asian... http://wlrn.org/post/some-my-best-friends-arent-black-or-brown-or-asian Let's coin a new stereotype right here: <em>Latinos are mad friendly.</em><p>Ninety percent of Latinos said that they are friends with people of a different race, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/08/us-usa-poll-race-idUSBRE97704320130808">according to new poll from Reuters and Ipsos</a>, making them much more likely than the rest of America to reach across racial lines to make friends.<p><em>'Nine out of 10 Latinos can say, some of my best friends are not-Latino,'</em> my Code Switch teammate Hansi Lo Wang reported recently for NPR's Newscast unit.<p>Only about a quarter of the Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:27:32 +0000 Gene Demby 18958 at http://wlrn.org Some Of My Best Friends Aren't Black Or Brown Or Asian...