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Pablo Ramirez, left, with his family in Los Angeles. Since moving to San Francisco for college, Pablo has become less tolerant when he notices racial slights directed against his family. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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Racial Awakening, Pride And Fear: One Latino Perspective On 'The Obama Effect'

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