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CULTURE & POLITICS

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 Karl Pruetzel was born in 1954 to a Puerto Rican mo...

The Civil Rights Movement through a Latino Lens

When people think of the Civil Rights Movement images of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington or Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott come to mind. The problem? That’s an incomplete portrait of what was happening across the country. Latinos were ...

Latino Superstitions

You know Latinos love us some drama! Whether it is an over-the-top novela, or fine tuning the art of chisme on El Gordo y La Flaca. That’s why if you think about it Friday the 13th is tailor made for us. Because everyone is on high alert for -- some drama. Wit...

Surviving Trump’s America

Isat in silence the morning of the 9th, coffee cup in hand, staring at a wall. Having had no sleep, I was thinking about how to talk to my children about what had just occurred with this election, when I began to get a series of texts, IMs and emails from ...