Hispanic American Diversity 1
Since Puerto Ricans are American citizens, they are considered migrants as well as
most deprived economically Hispanic group in the United States. Puerto Ricans are the second
Americans, Puerto Ricans consider closeness to the family as the most important union.
Nowadays, Puerto Ricans still find themselves in the urge on getting more rights in the
sociopolitical position and are continually seeking political and cultural power.
Cuban Americans’ significant influence to the United States is observed in the
acculturation of Miami, Florida, the area where they first migrated from their island. Their great
Universities in Cuba are free and open to the public just like grade school and high
school. I think this is a wonderful system because everyone is given the same educational
smart, almost a genius, but because the person makes $20,000 a year, they can’t afford to
educate themselves and get a decent job. The man or woman remains in poverty. Of course
you can always get a student loan and continue to pay it off with insane amounts of interest for
the next 10 or so years. Only 2% of Cubans living in Cuba are uneducated. Most Cuban
Hispanic American Diversity 2
Americans are catholic, as with most Hispanic Americans, they have a strong sense of religion
and take their churches and prayers very seriously. Cuban American family dynamic is very
much controlled by the father. The children are watched carefully and even chaperoned on
dates. Of course this is becoming less and less the case as time goes on and Cuban Americans
are becoming more integrated into the normal American way of life. Cuban women are taking
Cuban Americans are a powerful force in politics. The Cuban-American National
mostly mulatto (black and white) 51%, 37% are white, 11% are black, and 1% is Chinese.
Before Castro took power in Cuba, 85% of the people where Roman Catholic. The average