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America Ferrera speaks out about diversity In Hollywood

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For the past few months as we were deep into the latest awards season, one of the hottest topics has been the lack of Latino representation in the movies and entertainment arts as it relates to the stories being told.  One person who is speaking out about this is America Ferrera; in a recent interview Read More

Conan O’Brien taping show in Havana

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There has been much talk after President Obama surprised the world with resolving relations with Cuba this past December. Although, these relations have yet to be fully restored this did not stop the one and only late night talk show host, Conan O’Brien from filming his latest episode on the beautiful island of Havana, Cuba. Read More

Christina Aguilera channels her inner Shakira…Spot On

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When it comes to doing impressions a lot of different names would have come up before thinking of Christina Aguilera.  But the pop star gave Jimmy Fallon a run for his money last week during a very lively edition of Jimmy’s game “Wheel of Musical Impressions.” The bit is that Jimmy and his guest each Read More

Marc Anthony: Anything Is Possible

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“I’m proof positive that anything is possible.” – Marc Anthony In a recent interview with Today, Marc Anthony talked about overcoming his stuttering as a young kid through singing and his efforts in the Dominican Republic with orphaned children.  For a lot of us in the music and entertainment business, Marc Anthony has been a Read More

Premio Lo Nuestro Recap

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The grand night for Latino artists has come yet again, and the night was anything but predictable. Premio Lo Nuestro 2015 organized by Univison, was definitely a success this year with much to talk about, beginning with a distinctive, magenta carpet. The carpet festivities began with performances by J. Balvin and Fernando Corona. While Latino Read More

Sean Penn’s racist joke

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Racist remarks are definitely something that shouldn’t be taken lightly, especially if it’s witnessed by millions of people during the Oscars. Sean Penn has recently been under fire since his racist joke towards Alejandro González Iñárritu, who was being presented a award by Penn for Best-Picture for the movie “Birdman.” “Who gave this SOB a Read More

Gina Rodriguez becomes a cover girl

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Who doesn’t love seeing a Latina grace the cover a magazine, especially a Golden Globe award winning actress. She’s a Puerto Rican who grew up in Chicago. Her dreams have always been to be on the big screen. Her parents have instilled a strong moral background and ensured she knew education was a priority. Gina Read More

Miles Morales’ Spidey senses are tingling

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Since the announcement was made by Sony and Marvel about Spider-Man and The Avengers joining forces once again, comic book  fans have taken to social media in a frenzy like manner. The fans took to Twitter within minutes of the announcement and made the hashtag #MilesMorales very popular. Who is Miles Morales? He’s the half-black, Read More

Gabriella Moses: Las Mañanitas

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“Once upon a time in 1960s New York, there lived Ana Isabel, a young girl on the cusp of womanhood, tempted to lose her virginity the night of her Quinceañera, that is, until an unexpected visit from the Virgin Mary in a frying pan makes her think twice.” Deeply rooted in our Latin culture of Read More

ARod apologizes to the Yankees

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Alex Rodriguez, a well known baseball player amassing a .299 batting average, 654 home runs, and 2,939 hits are among a few of those amazing accomplishments this talented Latino has surpassed. Without a doubt, Rodriguez’ successes have not been overlooked, comparing him with such names as Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and the one and only Babe Read More