Artist & Activist Favianna Rodriguez Talks Immigration, Rosario Dawson and Her New Web Series Episode
By Samantha Leal | 01/18/2013 - 14:23 | 0 Comments
Artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez brings migrant and undocumented issues to light in a new episode, “Migration is Beautiful.” The episode is part of a documentary web series, “Voice of Art” which airs on Pharrell Williams’ I am OTHER YouTube channel. The episode focuses on artists-activists using online and offline art and ...
By Samantha Leal | 08/08/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Young artist Inocente, 15, has been through a lot: domestic abuse (which caused her dad to be deported back to Mexico), family issues and homelessness, plus the ongoing threat of deportation. But that hasn't stopped her from creating bright, imaginative works of art. Her story is chronicled in the new Shine Global documentary ...
By Sugey Palomares | 04/23/2012 - 14:39 | 0 Comments
Award-winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien, is known for covering the facts with accuracy and integrity on CNN specials like Latino in America and her morning show Starting Point. The half-Cuban veteran anchor holds the same standard when it comes to addressing the controversial comment made by Fox News...
By Lee Hernandez | 10/31/2011 - 16:42 | 0 Comments
TVNewser is reporting that journalist Soledad O'Brien, the lead documentary correspondent on the CNN specials "Black in America" and "Latino in America"—will return to CNN to anchor mornings in 2012.
CNN is expected to break up the mornings into two two-...
By Kate Sandoval | 10/21/2011 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Supermodel Christy Turlington was recently named the face of Avon’s latest fragrance, Step Into Sexy, a floral-oriental with notes of violet, orchid, rosewood, and amber ($28, available through Avon representatives or at avon.com in November).
By Adriana Rivera | 08/12/2011 - 14:11 | 0 Comments
In Ricky Martin’s VH1 Behind the Music special airing Sunday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, he discusses his personal struggles in living an open and honest life. As an activist for equality he says, "I don’t want more rights than you. I want the same. That’s all."
With Puerto Rican financier Carlos Gonzalez by his side as...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/19/2011 - 16:45 | 4 Comments
We recently spoke with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his new documentary series for PBS entitled Black in Latin America to find out what he discovered about the racial experience of Afro-Latinos in the region.
We wanted to know what compelled Prof. Gates to take his groundbreaking Black In series to Latin America and...
By Smriti Mundhra | 03/29/2011 - 17:29 | 0 Comments
It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in ...
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