What is a “Real” Latino?

By now, the courting of the Latino vote this election year is pretty well documented. It’s also raised the specter of a long-standing issue within our community: what constitutes a “real” Latino? Romney’s gaffe...

Martinez Over Chavez Jr. By Decision

After months of hype, Sergio Martinez got his moment in the spotlight and defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., by unanimous decision. But it was not without a scare, as Chavez Jr. nearly knocked out Martinez in the...

Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez

When you think of Argentine athletes, futbol greats like Diego “10” Maradona and Lionel Messi, often come to mind - boxers don’t. Well, southpaw Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez is poised to change that by becoming ...

Jimmy Smits

During the television brown out of the 1980s and 1990s when the few Latino characters that existed were drug dealers and maids, a beacon of hope existed in the form of Jimmy Smits. The actor consistently defied...