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Hispanic Alabama



A six-part series by Amanda Dewald.



Published: Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

Last Build Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 16:22:20 GMT

 



Hispanic Alabama - New Opportunities

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

America's largest minority population is making its footprint in this state. In the past 15 years, Hispanic Alabama has arrived. We'll explore this growing segment of our society in a series of reports. Amanda DeWald begins the journey at a caf in downtown Albertville.


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Hispanic Alabama - Entrepreneurship

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

In downtown Albertville, Hispanic entrepreneurs have flourished, thanks in part to an influx of immigrant labor to the Sand Mountain community. Amanda DeWald reports.


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Hispanic Alabama - Migrant Preschool

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

Public educators are frontline witnesses to America's shifting patterns of immigration. Reporter Amanda DeWald takes us to a migrant preschool at the heart of the state's Hispanic migration in Albertville.


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Hispanic Alabama - Indigenous Languages

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

Hispanic immigrants to Alabama use many different languages and dialects, and this creates a communication barrier between parents and educators. Reporter Amanda DeWald looks at the challenge of parental involvement - regardless of their language or literacy.


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Hispanic Alabama - Community Partnerships

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

The Cooperative Extension Service was created to take the research generated at land-grant universities and make it more useful to the nation's farmers. In Tuscaloosa, the Center for Community-Based Partnerships is using a similar philosophy to connect Spanish- and English-speaking worlds.


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Hispanic Alabama - Spanish-Language Media

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 04:00:00 GMT

The state's growing Hispanic population brings a growing need for Spanish-language media. Those radio stations and newspapers are key players in helping immigrants integrate.


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