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Kennedy Center Latinos

Major Organization Once Accused Of Snubbing Latinos Makes Amends

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2013 | Latino Voices

The Kennedy Center is making amends with the Latino community. The prestigious arts organization honored guitarist Carlos Santana and opera singer...

Kennedy Center May Start Honoring More Latinos

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has a new process to select artists who receive one of the nation's top arts prizes, the...

Kennedy Center Bows To Pressure From Latinos

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.10.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive one of the nation's highest arts prizes, the Kennedy Center ...

Secrecy At The Kennedy Center

Voxxi | Raisa Camargo | Posted 12.02.2012 | Latino Voices

The Kennedy Center honors will take place Sunday, but its lack of inclusion granted to Latinos has kept supporters vigilant and agitating for an answe...

Has the Kennedy Center Ignored Latinos?

Kate Kelly | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Kate Kelly

Only two artists of Hispanic descent have been honored in the last 35 years -- Spanish tenor and conductor Placido Domingo (2000) and actress, singer, and dancer Chita Rivera (2002).

Kennedy Center Honors Locks Out Latino Artists for Ninth Consecutive Year

Felix Sanchez | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Felix Sanchez

The Kennedy Center has announced its 2011 honorees, and another year passes without a Latino being named to this prestigious American award. Since 1978, when the Kennedy Center Honors began, only two Latinos have received this recognition.