Aimee Garcia on What It Means to Be Latino in America
Aimee Garcia on What It Means to Be Latino in America
By Latina Staff | 08/18/2011 - 13:12

Soledad O'Brien once asked me, "What does it mean to you to be Latino in America?" And, I told her that I have my feet in two cultures instead of one, and I feel very lucky.

When the Huffington Post asked me to write this blog, I was truly honored. We have an opportunity here to address the issues that affect us both as Latinos, and as Americans. We can ask for what we want, tell others our story and change the lives of those around us.


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Did You Watch "Latino in America" on CNN Last Night?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2009 - 12:47

Part one of Soledad O'Brien's new documentary series Latino in America aired last night. In it she focused on the story of Latinos who share the last name Garcia, which has become the eighth most popular last name in the United States.


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Exclusive: CNN's Soledad O'Brien on Being Latina in America
By Mariela Rosario | 10/16/2009 - 18:00

María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien never felt limited by her multi-cultural background. With an Afro-Cuban mom and an Irish dad, O'Brien didn't struggle with her identity. Instead, she put it to good use. As one of the faces of CNN, O'Brien has already shared with us her perspective on being Black in America, and now she's tackling what it means to be Latino in this country. 


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