By Raquel Reichard | 01/21/2016 - 16:08
The United States loves binaries and it loves putting people in boxes, so where does that leave folks who are multiracial?
By Raquel Reichard | 06/11/2015 - 10:43
Coming as no surprise to pretty much any Latino in the U.S., a Pew survey issued Thursday found that most Latinos c
By Celia Fernandez | 07/26/2013 - 12:14
The blonde and blue-eyed hottie Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist who knows his way around a pool but did you know he is Cuban? How about the hottie Jake T. Austin and his melting pot of Latin heritage? We are breaking down the background of these Latino stars in a game we like to call “Guess Their Heritage!” Do any of these surprise you?
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2013 - 00:13
Ariel Winter, 14, may play Dora The Explorer for the College Humor spoof and star as Princess Sofia in the new Disney series Sofia The First, but you would be surprised to know that the Modern Family star, who plays Alex Dunphy, is not Latina!
By Sugey Palomares | 09/13/2012 - 15:29
Since the Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Zoe Saldana would be playing the legendary Nina Simone in her upcoming bio-flick, Nina, people have reacted, well, strongly. Social media posts, blogs, and petitions, express concern and often disdain over a light-skinned actress playing the soulful singer.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 15:10
Because Nicole Richie was raised by an adoptive father (soul singer Lionel Richie), and his then-wife Brenda Harvey—but her biological parents are musician named Peter Michael Escovedo and her Aunt Sheila Escovedo's then executive assistant named Karen—people always wonder if the socialite/reality star identifies as Latina.
By Lee Hernandez | 07/20/2011 - 20:10
Her name is Charisma Carpenter and she's best known for playing all-American cheerleader Cordelia Chase on the hit TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. But there's something many people don't know about Charisma—she's Latina! "I think it’s the best kept secret ever," said the sweet actress, whose grandfather was born in Spain. "You need to get it out that I'm a proud Latina!"
By Lee Hernandez | 07/07/2011 - 14:30
Our popular series on stars you never knew were Latino continues with a look at 15 more celebs that are challenging preconceived notions about what it means to "look" Latin, and proving yet again that Latinos don’t fit into any one mold. Check out our gallery and tell us which ones surprise you most!
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