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November 10, 2016
Dear NAMIC Supporter:

'Tis the season!

Join NAMIC or renew your membership by December 20 at 11:59 P.M. for a chance to win incredible holiday prizes:
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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications


In This Issue

International Business Times
Long before the Pilgrims came ashore in the United States, there were Native Americans who roamed and ruled the lands of the country. In November, residents across the U.S. will celebrate the rich and diverse culture of the 3.2 million Native Americans living in the country while recognizing all of the historical sacrifices they've made in the country during National Native American Heritage Month.
Entertainment Weekly
With Fresh Off the Boat and Master of None on TV and the hit book Crazy Rich Asians and a live-action adaptation of Mulan heading to the big screen, is Hollywood on the verge of a breakthrough, or is this yet another blip? Entertainment Weekly looks into the state of Asian representation this week.
Los Angeles Times
Next year's Academy Awards boast plenty of intriguing story lines - a possible third Oscar for Denzel Washington, a battle royal in the lead actress category, the mystery surrounding Martin Scorsese's long-gestating passion project, "Silence." Let's be honest though: When the nominations are announced Jan. 24, the focus will be on whether the academy has averted a third straight year of #OscarsSoWhite trending on social media.
Within this framework, the pivotal question can be posed: "Is there a blend of talent characteristics that can improve or maximize the performance of our company?" Put another way, "Is it possible that there is a blend of talent that can improve our performance, relative to the current blend of talent in our company?"


On Nov. 1, 1996, FOX Deportes launched as the first Spanish-language sports network in the United States, and throughout the month of November the network celebrates its 20th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone, the company unveils new graphics and music to kick off a new era.
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, a two-part, four-hour documentary series hosted, executive produced and written by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will premiere on GPB over two Tuesdays-November 15 and 22, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.
Native Times
Just in time for Native American Heritage Month in November, Vision Maker Media presents five new films that celebrate the accomplishments of Native peoples in the areas of medicine, math and energy empowerment.

A recent study by Valassis found that multicultural consumers are more likely to spend over two hours each week looking for coupons and deals than your average consumer. Additionally, over 50 percent of the multicultural consumers surveyed said they use print coupons, with the new report showing how they embrace technology to help them save.

Multicultural millennials make up nearly half of the demographic. And new research from Buzz Marketing Group sheds light on media, tech and shopping trends coming from this segment. 


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