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Latinos Underrepresented on Cable News

Diversity is defined as the “quality or state of having many different forms, types… the state of having people who are from different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.” The U.S. is a country rich in diversity. Different races, languages, religions, nationalities, and cultures make up this country, but if Read More

Using the Latino Trifecta to engage millennials

In Spanglish Is Taking On A Mobile Movement, Lance Rios says Spanglish is used far and wide by U.S. Latinos because of their ability to use both languages with ease. This, combined with the adept ambiculturalism of Latinos, sets them apart from their one-dimensional counterparts. Robert Schoon’s, AT&T, Vice Launch ‘Between Two Worlds’ Campaign to Reach Read More

JLo bug

You know those times when you feel a little bit lazy about finishing your school work, and you decide that you are going to put on your favorite singer’s music that you know really motivates you and helps you concentrate better? Well that is certainly the way things turned out for this group of scientists that Read More

Good Fit?

The ad for the 2015 Honda Fit, from Santa Monica-based Orci ad agency, starts off with comedian Felipe Esparza categorizing Latinos as versatile, comparing them to the car. As the ad continues, it shows shots of two young Latinos driving around in the car, to get groceries and later to work. The idea for this ad Read More

Men on Tinder

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


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

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

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)

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

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