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Men on Tinder

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Do you “Tinder”? Or Maybe this is the first time that name crosses paths with you. Either way you know about it now, right? Tinder is yet another dating app that gives singles the option to find romance via the internet with very unique features that most app designers have failed to create in the Read More

Spanglish is Taking on a Mobile Movement

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By Lance Rios I live in the Bronx – which if you don’t know, is New York City’s most heavily Latino populated borough. According to the most recent Census, more than 54% of the borough’s entire population is Hispanic, despite the entire city of New York having an average Hispanic population of 18%. So yeah, the Bronx. You’d think Read More

Landline phones aren’t ringing anymore

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Remember that device regular families used to own that would connect to their wall allowing them to pick up a receiver while pounding on buttons that would magically make someone available to chit chat with? Well those days are slowly but surely coming towards an end according to a recent study by the Centers for Read More

Financial Racism

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Racism is a hard fire to put out. Even when the blaze is out it smolders for decades. Racism doesn’t come in the same form it used to, this makes it harder to realize sometimes. The Urban Institute has recently released a few reports exposing financial racism. This is a form of racism most of Read More

A tip of the cap to Jeter (and Nike)

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Admittedly, I don’t know baseball. I played one season as a little leaguer and the last pro game I went to was in late 90s in Cleveland where the Indians’ game was rained out. What I do know is brand marketing. Earlier this year, New York Yankee’s shortstop, Derek Jeter, announced his retirement and just Read More

Puerto Rico can overcome its financial crisis

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America’s savvy investors are fearing tax hikes in their sector since Bush left office. According to Bloomberg, Peter Schiff, a former U.S. Senate candidate, says he’s worried about taxes. Those who wear blue collars would probably scoff at this comment. In the man’s defense some estimate these tax hikes will reach 70%. This fear combined Read More

Latino developer plans to restore Packard plant

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The Packard automobile plant in Detroit, built in the early 1900s and now a relic, was bought by Latino developer Fernando Palazuelo. Thirty five acres of abandoned concrete and steel remain that have attracted urban explorers and was even used in the Movie Transformers 3. Residents are hopeful that the eyesore will finally be updated, representing growth Read More

Financial State Of Argentina

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Argentina is a beautiful country. It is home to a high literacy rate, lands rich in natural resources, and the world’s fourth largest city, Buenos Aires. Argentina is also known for was its depression in the late 1990s. By 2002, the depression left the government broke, forcing Argentina to commit to the largest sovereign debt Read More

The disconnect between NPR and the Latino community

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Many large, influential companies struggle with diversity, and while is not a shocking fact to most, it is one that people have long worked to improve. In recent years, prominent companies such as Google, Facebook, and most recently, Yahoo!, have publicly revealed employee demographics, including the diversity that can be found in their offices. Those Read More

Join us and Head & Shoulders for the #PlayOn Futbol Twitter Party

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We’re continuing our summer long fútbol celebration with Head & Shoulders, Leo Messi and you!  It has been an exciting run so far and it’s about to get even more interesting as we #PlayOn. Despite protests, a fútbol referee may signal “play on” if he judges a foul has not been committed or invokes the Read More