Michael Pena in Cesar Chavez
Harvey Weinstein: Diego Luna's 'Cesar Chavez' Should Be Required Viewing for All Americans
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/26/2014 - 12:00

Diego Luna's new film, Cesar Chavez, will be in theaters later this week.


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Diego Luna at the Cesar Chavez premiere
EXCLUSIVE: Diego Luna On Making 'Cesar Chavez'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/25/2014 - 15:15

Thanks to Diego Luna, movie audiences nationwide will know who Cesar Chavez was and what he meant to the Latino community.


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Diego Luna attends the 'Cesar Chavez' photocall during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival
Diego Luna Gets Rude Awakening When Asking Pedestrians About Cesar Chavez
By Cristina Arreola | 03/14/2014 - 10:02

Can you say....awkward?


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Documentary at Sundance Showcases Cesar Chavez's Legacy to a New Generation
Documentary at Sundance Showcases Cesar Chavez's Legacy to a New Generation
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/23/2014 - 09:56

This year's Sundance Film Festival gave attendees a glimpse into the legacy of Cesar Chavez.


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Michael Pena in Chavez
WATCH: The Newest Trailer for 'Cesar Chavez' is Here!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/22/2014 - 12:45

Cesar Chavez has been recognized as one of the greatest Latino American civil rights leaders, and now, Diego Luna is bringing his story to the big screen.


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Latinas We Miss: Where Would They Have Been Now?
Latinos We Miss: Where Would They Be Now?
By Jill Pankow | 09/30/2013 - 11:29

We can't predict death–not even for some of our heroes. Whether they lived long and prosperous lives or left us far too soon, sometimes we still can’t help but ask ourselves, “What if?” Instead of continuing to wonder, we made some of our own predictions based on the remarkable lives of 10 truly unforgettable Latinos. Read on and see if you agree:


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Dolores Huerta at Cuban 5 Press Conference
Dolores Huerta Says Latinos Have "Long Road" To Travel
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:34

Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to defending the human rights of Hispanic workers , still believes that Latinos in the United States have a “long road” to travel to reach equality in government, politics, and everyday life. 


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Diego Luna Speaks Out About Immigration Policy in U.S.
Diego Luna Speaks Out About Immigration Policy in U.S.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/23/2013 - 09:44

Mexican actor Diego Luna has never been shy about speaking up about immigration policy. 

Luna, who just finished directing a biopic about U.S. civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, recently said the U.S. can strengthen its border with Mexico, but it cannot eliminate people’s need to survive. 


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Fernando Chavez at Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Cesar Chavez's Son Stresses the Importance of Education
By Cristina Arreola | 09/18/2013 - 13:08

Now here's some good advice: Cesar Chavez’s oldest son, Fernando Chavez, spoke some words of wisdom as the honored guest at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Los Angeles on Monday.

He recalled his father, a civil rights icon, telling him and his eight siblings: “Once you’re educated, nobody can take that way from you.”


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Google Doodle Celebrating César Chávez Somehow Sparks Outrage
By Latina Staff | 03/31/2013 - 14:42

Google hasn’t dedicated one of its doodles to Easter in 13 years and on past Easters, it’s featured people like German chemist Robert Bunsen instead of marking Christ’s resurrection. No one has ever complained.


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