By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:38
With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones. People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/02/2012 - 11:48
When it comes to being valued, appreciated, or even recognized as part of the 50 million Hispanics in the country, Afro-Latinas have come a long way and still have a ways to go. Whether they are activists who work to spread awareness, business professionals blazing a trail in their field or celebs who make a difference just by being on the A-list, in honor of Black History Month we're taking a look at a few Afro-Latinas who are at the forefront of the fight.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/08/2011 - 16:30
Last week, we reported the exciting news that Soledad O’Brien is headed back to CNN to anchor a morning news show next year. The award-winning journalist, who is half Cuban, is expected to lead a show at 7 a.m. – and Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin, according to TVNewser, will co-anchor an earlier show at 5 a.m.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/26/2011 - 20:39
There are more Latino hosts on TV today than there have ever been before, and with the news that Cuban singer Christina Millian is joining NBC's hit show The Voice as a new Social Media Correspondent in January, we thought this was the perfect time to share our picks for the 15 Best Latino TV Hosts of All Time!
By Miranda Noland | 05/02/2011 - 08:49
By Mariela Rosario | 01/18/2011 - 12:00
We were shocked to hear that Regis Philbin was retiring. OK, maybe not that shocked since the legendary TV host is getting up there in age. But it got us thinking about the situation with Latinos on daytime TV, as in, there aren't any—ever!
So, we decided to round up some great contenders to join Kelly Ripa on her hit morning talk show. We've skipped over her hubby, Mark Consuelos (even though he'd be a good match) mainly because we wanted to give a few other less obvious contenders a shot.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2009 - 12:47
Part one of Soledad O'Brien's new documentary series Latino in America aired last night. In it she focused on the story of Latinos who share the last name Garcia, which has become the eighth most popular last name in the United States.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/16/2009 - 18:00
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien never felt limited by her multi-cultural background. With an Afro-Cuban mom and an Irish dad, O'Brien didn't struggle with her identity. Instead, she put it to good use. As one of the faces of CNN, O'Brien has already shared with us her perspective on being Black in America, and now she's tackling what it means to be Latino in this country.
By Miranda Noland | 07/10/2009 - 14:35