MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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Mestizos Come Home: Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity

RC Davis-Undiano – 2017 – books.google.com
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano has described US and Latin American culture as
continually hobbled by amnesia—unable, or unwilling, to remember the influence of
mestizos and indigenous populations. In Mestizos Come Home! author Robert Con Davis…
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Mexican American Psychology: Social, Cultural and Clinical Perspectives

MA Tovar – 2017 – books.google.com
There are now more than 32 million Mexican Americans living in the United States. As a
result, the odds that a clinician will work with a member of this population—one of the fastest-
growing minority groups in the United States—is extremely high. Understanding the culture…
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Alt.Latino Explores Afro-Latin Music For Black History Month

“I think there is this reclaiming of Afro-Latinidad through culture and through music. And one of the examples I think of is “Africana” by Los Rakas. Los Rakas is an Afro-Panamanian group based out of the Bay Area. They have this fusion called Panabay where they mix Caribbean sounds with hip-hop. And “Africana” is an ode . . . → Read More: Alt.Latino Explores Afro-Latin Music For Black History Month

Esther Cepeda: Latino health-outreach program is a reminder that it’s all in the name

If culture can be used as a currency to understand and serve a community, it can also be a trap, if the culture is painted with too broad a brush. We think we “know” the so-called Hispanic community — generalizing to certain tropes about language, love of family, deference to authority figures, etc. — and we . . . → Read More: Esther Cepeda: Latino health-outreach program is a reminder that it’s all in the name

Latino Protestants in America: Growing and Diverse

MT Mulder, AI Ramos, G Martí – 2017 – books.google.com
Latino Protestantism is growing rapidly in the United States. Researchers estimate that by
2030 half of all Latinos in America will be Protestant. This remarkable growth is not just
about numbers. The rise of Latino Protestants will impact the changing nature of American…
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