Jairo Ramos

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Baseball's Demographic Shifts Bring Cultural Complexities

Friday, April 18, 2014

The percentage of black Major League Baseball players is steadily declining, Pew reports. Meanwhile, a growing percentage of Latino players such as Yasiel Puig bring interesting stories to the game.


Kima Jones, On Black Bodies And Being A Black Woman Who Writes

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

In her poetry, Kima Jones explores racial and sexual identity in the modern world — and the future. Nostalgic and assertive, her work revolves around a recurrent protagonist: the person of color.


To Some English-Speakers, Soccer Matches Sound Better In Spanish

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Spanish-language soccer announcers have captivated Americans since the U.S. hosted the 1994 World Cup. The different style of play-by-play and color commentary evokes strong emotions in fans.


A Native American Tribe Hopes Digital Currency Boosts Its Sovereignty

Friday, March 07, 2014

Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.


Hispanics Struggle To Graduate: An Issue of School Choice?

Monday, March 03, 2014

Hispanics are disproportionately enrolled in community colleges and two-year schools. Experts say this partially explains why they are much less likely than other groups to attain bachelor's degrees.


Americans Think Illegal Immigrants Should Stay — And Leave

Saturday, March 01, 2014

According to a new report, most Americans think undocumented immigrants should be able to stay in the country. But nearly half of them also think the sharp increase in deportations is positive.