Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
That's the Way Love Goes: 11 Latino Celeb Make Ups and Break-Ups!
By Latina Staff | 01/06/2014 - 11:41

We all know from personal experience that some relationships can feel like one big rollercoaster ride! These Latino celebrities have had their share on on-again-off-again romances. Some may stand the test of time while others remain in splitsville. Check out our list of make ups and break-ups below!


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La Lupe performing
The 25 Greatest Afro-Latino Musicians of All Time!
By Sugey Palomares | 12/28/2013 - 11:00

We are honoring past and present Afro-Latino musicians with a strong talent and legacy to last for generations to come. From La Lupe to Esperanza Spalding, each of these 25 stars are pioneers and game changers who have mesmerized us. Without further ado, we proudly present our list of the 25 Greatest Afro-Latino musicians of all-time!

With additional reporting by Jill Pankow.


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Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
By Helen Ubinas | 12/01/2013 - 10:00

The fight against AIDS is far from over for Latinos, but patients are living longer and creating awareness of the disease. Here are the 9 facts you NEED to know: 


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Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull at the 2013 American Music Awards
Racism Alert: People are Not Okay With Latinos at the American Music Awards
By Samantha Leal | 11/25/2013 - 13:11

Ay ay ay ay... sometimes, we're just so saddened by our fellow Americans' ignorance we can't help but shake our heads and wonder when times will change. Last night, Pitbull hosted the American Music Awards. While we could sit here and debate if he did a worthwhile job or not, it seems there were some that couldn't help but take to Twitter to voice their opinions on the hosting choice, NOT for how well he hosted–but for the fact that he is Latino.

 


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Movie Theater Audience
Hispanics Still Underrepresented in Hollywood Movies
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/01/2013 - 10:28

USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism released a study this week showing that characters in films still don't quite mirror their audiences.


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East Haven Police Officers Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights of Latinos
East Haven Police Officers Found Guilty of Violating Civil Rights of Latinos
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/23/2013 - 11:20

Two East Haven, Connecticut police officers have been found guilty of violating the civil rights of Latinos living in the town.

According to The New York Times, Dennis Spaulding and David Cari were found guilty on Monday of conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force and obstruction of justice. The officers would stop and harrass Latinos, handcuff them, and sometimes even punch and kick them while handcuffed.


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Salma Hayek at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 2013 Gala
Salma Hayek Speaks Out on Latino Stereotypes
By Samantha Leal | 10/07/2013 - 13:14

Salma Hayek was honored by Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute last week, where she spoke out about the government shutdown and Latino stereotypes. 

“Every time you come to D.C., it’s intense,” she told the Washington Post. “If you come during a government shutdown, it’s a little more intense.”


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WATCH: Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Coverage of Latinos
WATCH: Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Coverage of Latinos
By Latina Staff | 10/03/2013 - 11:00

On Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report (a fake news show in which Colbert often portrays conservative political pundits), ridiculed Fox News for its way of reporting on the Latino community.

"My friends over at Fox News have really taken their Hispanic Heritage festivities up a notch this year," the Comedy Central host joked, before airing a few examples of the network's coverage.

Watch The Colbert Report below:


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Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
Historically Black Colleges Reach Out To Latino Students
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 16:01

Great news! Latino students are among the most highly sought after college students! Historically Black Colleges are turning to Latino students to add more culture and diversity to their student bodies. 


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About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
About a Third of Hispanics Will Speak Only English at Home by 2020
By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2013 - 15:30

A new study has found that 34 percent of Hispanics will speak only English at home by 2020, up from 25 percent. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, also found that three-fourths of all Hispanics ages 5 and older speak Spanish, but that number is projected to fall to two-thirds by 2020.


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