By Sugey Palomares | 10/01/2012 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Eva Mendes has a passion for women's rights and global change.
The Girl in Progress star traveled to Sierra Leone to fight against domestic violence issues and explore how to empower women, along with the International Rescue Committee, for PBS's...
By Sally Mercedes | 04/20/2012 - 12:43 | 0 Comments
In all this talk of immigration lately, people have been focusing a lot on the specific stands of Republican candidates and President Obama. While it's necessary to look to the future, of course, there's still today to deal with and the sad fact is that too many lives are being destroyed in here and now.
Take, for instance, Anastasio Hernández-Rojas...
By Fox News Latino | 08/23/2011 - 15:00 | 0 Comments
In a series of PBS programs set to broadcast starting in September, Mexico’s balding, 49-year-old president, Felipe Calderón, will go down a sinkhole, up a river (with a paddle) and over the top of a few pyramids in an attempt to boost Mexico's flagging tourism industry.
Calderón is personally trying to change his...
By Adriana Rivera | 07/15/2011 - 16:00 | 12 Comments
Sometimes, living in the United States, it can be easy to take books for granted. But what if books were rare and there were a ton of obstacles to keep you from reading?
The new documentary by filmmaker Carlos Rendón Zipagauta, Biblioburro: The Donkey Library (premiering on PBS Tuesday, July 19 at 10PM)...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/26/2011 - 15:30 | 0 Comments
When we asked Prof. Henry Louis Gates Jr. about why so many Latinos get confused about race, specifically when filling out forms like the recent U.S. census, he tell us it may be because Latino "is not a race in and of itself."
"The way people self-identify is very subjective and very cultural-specific," he continued. "And I don’t blame people...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/19/2011 - 16:45 | 4 Comments
We recently spoke with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his new documentary series for PBS entitled Black in Latin America to find out what he discovered about the racial experience of Afro-Latinos in the region.
We wanted to know what compelled Prof. Gates to take his groundbreaking Black In series to Latin America and...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/02/2010 - 20:00 | 0 Comments
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