6 Career Lessons From Cesar Chavez

As Cesar E. Chavez day approaches (Mar. 31st for those who don’t know) it is appropriate to not just recognize the farm labor activist, civil rights leader and justice crusader but also to learn lessons from hi...

Edward James Olmos…A True Hollywood Don

Sometimes you choose your profession and sometimes a profession chooses you. You might say this is what happened to Edward James Olmos. Despite harboring dreams of being a baseball star, the 70-year-old Mexican...

Freddie Prinze – A Prinze Among Men

“Loooooking good!” That single line let loose from the wide grin of a handsome and lanky kid from New York City’s Washington Heights, cemented Freddie Prinze as a cultural icon and comic legend. Frederick K...

Our Greatest Rapper of All Time – Big Pun

“I’m like G.Rap, Pac, Master P, all balled up with a twist of Marc Anthony.” – Big Pun, “100%” From his mouth to our ears, Christopher Lee Rios summarized who he was in a singular line. Rios was a studen...

Why Movember Matters

As the leaves turn colors and begin to fall you know that the fall season is almost over. You might have also noticed that around this time of year a few of your friends suddenly get scruffier. Well it’s not yo...

El Matador – Chi-Chi Rodriguez

The putting green was his stage, a golf club his prop and the 18-hole course his partner; it may be an unlikely medium for a poor, Puerto Rican boy in the 1940s to find his calling, but Chi-Chi Rodriguez did ...

Piri Thomas | The Flow Master

Living in a dichotomous world where color was chosen over culture, Piri Thomas an Afro-Cuban-Puerto Rican man busted open a literary door for future Latino writers to successfully walk through. For so many ...