Janet Murguia
Zimmerman – NCLR & Latinos Speak Out
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/16/2013 - 11:23

Nationwide, Latino groups and leaders, including civil rights group National Council of la Raza (NCLR), have taken to the streets and the halls of power to rally alongside the African American community against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.


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James Roday
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Psych' Star James Roday Explains Why He Changed His Latino Last Name for Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 10/12/2011 - 15:45

He’s best known as James Roday, the star of the USA Network show Psych. But the 35-year-old actor—who plays fake psychic Shawn Spencer on the hit series—was born James David Rodriguez and he's half-Mexican. With the sixth season of Psych premiering tonight at 10/9c, we caught up with James to ask about his Latin roots, why he changed his name for Hollywood and why people are always surprised to find out he’s Latino.

Tell us about your Latin roots!


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WATCH: Sofia Vergara Wins NAACP Image Award!
By Mariela Rosario | 03/07/2011 - 13:05

Sofia Vergara took home an NAACP Image Award over the weekend in a super sexy, sparkly LBD and made us all proud! In a short but sweet speech she shouted out her family and thanked ABC for making such a perfect role for someone "with this accent and all this" she said while motioning towards her famous curves! Anthony Mackie could not have had a bigger smile on his face as he stood behind her (wink, wink):


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America Ferrera Wins at NAACP Image Awards
By Latina Staff | 02/15/2008 - 12:12

América Ferrera represented for us at the NAACP Image Awards last night, taking home the prize for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. The Ugly Betty star looked anything but in a gorgeous sky-blue gown and sexy blow-out. America's costar Vanessa L. Williams also took home the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Other big winners of the night included the Denzel Washington vehicle The Great Debaters and Tyler Perry's sitcom House of Payne.


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