By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/14/2010 - 13:35 | 0 Comments
The real-life story behind The Perfect Game, opening April 16, is one for the ages. In 1957, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico with little baseball-playing experience became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. They were led by a man who was once a pitching coach and then a janitor for a major league team. They...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/13/2010 - 17:30 | 1 Comment
When Marcelo Lucero was murdered in March of 2009, his mother traveled from Ecuador to the US for the first time to ensure that her son murderers were brought to justice. She may finally get what she came for, although more than...
By Lee Hernandez | 04/09/2010 - 16:00 | 17 Comments
Don’t get me wrong—I love FOX’s musical comedy, Glee. One of my favorite shows on TV these days, it’s funny, sweet, heartwarming and the music is brilliant! But there is one thing I don’t like about the show and that’s the way it portrays Latinas.
A couple of months ago, when the news broke at this year’s Golden Globes that Glee ...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/07/2010 - 15:21 | 2 Comments
Sandra Bullock has remained locked away from the prying press in her Hollywood Hills home since news broke of her (soon-to-be-ex, we hope) husband Jesse James's extramarital affairs with a variety of big breasted, tattooed strippers.
But one person has been able to get through to the actress and let the outside world know that she is...
By Dolores | 04/05/2010 - 18:00 | 1 Comment
There are so many Latinos from different parts of Latin America coming into this country, but I feel like we are all so separated from each other. I hear people spew hate against other people who are just like them. We might come from different countries and have different backgrounds, but here, we’re all treated the same. Why can’t we...
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2010 - 19:00 | 4 Comments
Zoe Saldana recently graced the cover of Nylon and gave a candid and revealing interview to the magazine. She talked about everything from the culture shock of moving between the United States and the Dominican Republic to her love of "sex and rock 'n roll." But things really got interesting when the star was asked about race in Hollywood....
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2010 - 15:30 | 16 Comments
Last Friday, the Texas Board of Education—stacked with socially conservative Republicans by Governor Rick Perry—approved a new social studies curriculum that would essentially rewrite history in favor of a right-leaning political agenda.
After the vote, Mavis B. Knight, a Democrat from Dallas told the...
By Mariela Rosario | 02/25/2010 - 19:30 | 17 Comments
Let me start off by saying I have loved me some George Lopez over the years. His sitcom (The George Lopez Show) was a breath of fresh air. Finally, a (sort of) normal, middle class Latino family was showcased on national television without a cholo, drug dealer, maid, single mother or gangbanger in sight!
But lately, I've begun to feel like...
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