By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 10:22 | 0 Comments
The movement for same-sex marriage in the U.S. took a promising turn after President Obama’s endorsement earlier this year (the first sitting President to do so), but petitions have also flooded in by state opponents who prefer for the institution of marriage to only include heterosexual unions.
Despite their protests, gay rights...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 15:22 | 0 Comments
A new Latino neighbor has moved into Sesame Street. Armando, who is nicknamed Mando, will be the new Latino character on the iconic PBS show. Puerto Rican actor Ismael Cruz Cordova will play the energetic and friendly sky blue Muppet. Cordova has a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has previously...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 14:22 | 0 Comments
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 12:37 | 0 Comments
Mother’s Day had a violent ending during a New Orleans parade on Sunday. Nineteen people were wounded, including two children, after gunmen opened fire during the event on Sunday.
According to Reuters, police are looking for three suspects...
By Latina Staff | 05/13/2013 - 10:56 | 0 Comments
Sorry Smash fans -- it's curtains for the NBC show. While the move comes as no surprise to many fans (and critics), we have to say we wish the show had made some different casting decisions. Here's a look at 30 Latino stars who had the musical chops to be cast on the show -- and possibly could have saved it.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/12/2013 - 18:19 | 0 Comments
Forget the Kardashians.
Ryan Seacrest has a new project targeting Latinos. The American Idol host and media mogul has sold 13 two-hour episodes of a music competition with the working title Duelo Musical: Super Estrella (SuperStar Showdown) to the Spanish-language network Telemundo; however, the...
By Amaris Castillo | 05/10/2013 - 15:54 | 0 Comments
Latino immigrants are not as smart as white people. That’s the gist of a dissertation written by Jason Richwine, a senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation.
Ever since Dylan Matthews of...
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2013 - 10:35 | 0 Comments
Latinos are enrolling into college more than ever. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, a record seven out of ten (or 69%) of Latino high school graduates enrolled into college during fall 2012. In contrast, the results are 2...