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Latino Artists as Activists

The power of artists is undeniable. We are fortunate that so many Latino artists have used their gifts to shine a light on the injustices, events and political climate of their time. The Latino artists list...
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5 Latino Writers You Should Know

There are plenty of Latino writers whose work flies under the radar and is valuable.  The love sonnets of Neruda, the magical realism of Garcia Marquez and the urban immigrant narratives of Junot Diaz are known...
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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...