By Grace Bastidas | 08/13/2010 - 08:00
Listen up! The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has joined forces with the Dolores Huerta Foundation and the Mexican Heritage Corporation (MHC) to organize a series of concerts in California that not only honor Latino culture but also spread awareness about the need for immigration reform. That’s something we can get behind.
So mark your calendars:
By Angie Romero | 08/10/2010 - 12:30
Technically, iconic activist Dolores Huerta’s 80th birthday was in April, but she is celebrating in style this Friday, August 13, at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles with an epic concert featuring some of her closest friends. Titled Weaving Moments Together, the benefit concert will unify the progressive social movements Ms. Huerta has championed throughout her extraordinary life, such as human rights for women, immigrant workers, and the gay community.
By Grace Bastidas | 08/10/2010 - 10:00
Most of them may not sing—or rap—in Spanish, but all of these musicians can certainly lay claim to some degree of Latin-ness. And whether they’re 1/18th Mexican, as in Fergie’s case, or half Puerto Rican like Maxwell, we’re proud to sing their praises.
By Grace Bastidas | 07/21/2010 - 15:15
It’s been almost 10 years since Rage Against the Machine disbanded, silencing one of the most political hard rock groups ever to step on stage. But that doesn't mean that vocalist Zack de la Rocha, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk are averse to reuniting for a good cause.