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Being Latino contributors consists of individuals and partner organizations. They join us in our goal of providing our audience with a communication platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. Together we aim to break down barriers and foster unity and empowerment through informative, thought-provoking dialogue and exchanging of ideas. Giving a unified voice to the multitude of communities that identify with the multidimensional culture that is Latino.

Zoe Saldana will not boycott Dolce and Gabbana

Last week, designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana made some scandalous statements regarding babies conceived outside the womb, a procedure known as in vitro fertilization or IVF. The procedure has become popular in Hollywood. Celebrities like Elton John and Jennifer Lopez all welcomed their children via IVF. “I am not convinced by those I call Read More

Selma meets Obama on Bloody Sunday

President Obama visited Selma, Alabama on the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”. He says, “There are places in America where this nation’s destiny has been decided, many are sites of war.” Yet President Obama says that Selma symbolizes a site of character. As he stands before the people of Selma and speaks he does not tell Read More

The first hat has been thrown

The first term senator from the great state of Texas, Ted Cruz, has officially announced that he will be running for president. The senator made the expected announcement on  Twitter early Monday morning with a link to a 30 second video. “I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” Ted Cruz is Read More

Rosie Rios is in your wallet, why?

Look in your wallet and there you will find the signature of Rosa Gumataotao Rios, the 43rd Treasurer of the United States. She is a first generation Mexican American and was raised by a divorced single mother in the mid-seventies. Rosie had eight siblings and each held jobs while going to Catholic school to help Read More

Latinos using the N word

If you are Latino living in a city with a strong Hip Hop influence, chances are you have heard Latinos use the N word before. Lets face it, Hip hop is the most influential genre of music of our time, and influence of any sort can go a long way provided the right ingredients. In Read More

Eva Mendes: Getting fit physically and emotionally

Eva Mendes openly shared with us, the public and her fans, that she sees a therapist. For her, it’s good to speak with someone to share her most innermost personal thoughts without being judged. Eva Mendes recently had a baby and she is getting fit too. It’s good to know that she is keeping her Read More

HiIlary Clinton and the Latino Vote

We’re seeing many changes and opportunities for change in the upcoming 2016 elections for president, both in gender and ethnicity. The potential candidate for the 2016 presidential election Hillary Clinton is set to name the first Latina Chief of Staff to her campaign team for the White House. A name that Clinton plans to have Read More

The Economist represents Latinos with chile peppers

Latinos were offended with the latest report in The Economist regarding their impact on the national economy. However, it was not so much the content that offended our community. What drew the greatest attention was the cover of the article, displaying a picture of an American flag with red chile peppers  as stripes. Latin advocacy Read More

Graffiti artists turn Mexico City walls into a protest

Several graffiti artists have been protesting once again throughout the City of Mexico. No, not the usual protest where people have signs, chanting for justice, but instead by creating murals on several different buildings across the city. This significant protest was brought together by Manifesto MX, according to Fusion this “manifesto seeks to make the Read More

Law vs executive order: Jeb Bush speaks

President Obama has addressed the nation on several executive orders permitting millions of undocumented immigrants that are currently living in the U.S. the chance to remain in the country without fear of being deported. The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs Read More