Chi-Chi-Rodriguez

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 ...
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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 ...
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Puerto Rico One Year After Hurricane Maria

One year ago today the people of Puerto Rico were bracing for a Category 4 storm named Hurricane Maria. It touched down just two weeks after Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, grazed the island killing three p...
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The Original King of Comedy…Cantinflas

At the dawn of Mexico’s golden age of cinema, a single man helped start the party and remained an indelible star and symbol of his country’s humility, humor and people. Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes, profe...
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The Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The Nuyorican Poets Café kicked off a movement. Intentional or not, poetry fans across the world know the name of the little building known as the Nuyorican Poets Café. The Nuyorican is also synonymous with sla...