By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 09:26 | 4 Comments
Pitbull announced yesterday via his Twitter and his website, www.PlanetPit.com, that he was canceling the May 31 date of his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour in Phoenix, AZ to protest the recent passing of the state's polarizing SB1070 legislation.
"I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on...
By Marlene Montanez | 05/13/2010 - 16:00 | 4 Comments
I often forget that I'm brown.
"How can this be?" you're probably asking.
It's pretty simple: I've lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, most of my life and have a mix of Hispanic and non-Hispanic friends. I don't feel different from them—which is how it should be when you have a great group of friends. I don't really listen to Spanish music, and although I love a...
By Grace Bastidas | 05/13/2010 - 12:30 | 5 Comments
Ricky Martin, Shakira and Gloria Estefan are just a few of the musicians that have spoken out against the anti-immigration laws in Arizona. And a few artists are taking the discourse further.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/04/2010 - 09:08 | 4 Comments
Shakira has been on a whirl-wind media tour recently, speaking out against the passage of the new immigration laws in Arizona, SB 1070. Although some saw her involvement as an affront since she is not a United States citizen, we think it makes sense that Shaki stepped up to the plate; she herself admitted while speaking to the mayor of...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/28/2010 - 10:30 | 15 Comments
Everyone from President Obama to Calle 13 is lambasting the insane new immigration bill recently signed into law by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. After the president called for a Department of Justice...
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