ethnicity http://wlrn.org en 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' Holding Onto The Other Half Of 'Mixed-Race' http://wlrn.org/post/holding-other-half-mixed-race <em>NPR</em><em> </em><em>continues a series of conversations about</em><em> </em><a href="http://theracecardproject.com" target="_blank"><em>The Race Card Project</em></a><em>,</em><em> </em><em>where thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six words. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:11:55 +0000 22087 at http://wlrn.org Holding Onto The Other Half Of 'Mixed-Race' Why Do We Describe Asian Eyes As 'Almond-Shaped'? http://wlrn.org/post/why-do-we-describe-asian-eyes-almond-shaped Last week, Julie Chen revealed on <em>The Talk</em> <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57602721/julie-chen-reveals-she-had-plastic-surgery-to-make-eyes-look-bigger/" target="_blank">that she had double eyelid surgery</a> to make her eyes look "less Chinese" in order to advance her TV career.<p>"[Her news director] said, 'Let's face it, Julie. How relatable are you to our community? How big of an Asian community do we really have in Dayton?' " Chen recalled. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 16:44:25 +0000 Kat Chow 20677 at http://wlrn.org Why Do We Describe Asian Eyes As 'Almond-Shaped'? Map Of South Florida Shows How Racially Segregated We Are http://wlrn.org/post/map-south-florida-shows-how-racially-segregated-we-are <p></p><p></p><p>A new map&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">clearly demarcates the racial divide in the United States through&nbsp;</span><a href="http://demographics.coopercenter.org/DotMap/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5; ">colorful dots</a>,&nbsp;showing the demographics of South Florida and highlighting the striking partitions of how we live.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:32:37 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 20179 at http://wlrn.org Map Of South Florida Shows How Racially Segregated We Are