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Hate Symbols Are Barriers to Progress

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal | Posted 06.25.2015 | Latino Voices
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Preserving a symbol of slavery and black subjugation sends a threatening and terrifying message that black lives -- and the lives of other oppressed individuals -- do not matter.

Brown Lives Matter, Muslim Lives Matter

David A. Love | Posted 04.27.2015 | Black Voices
David A. Love

These tragic incidents received a mere fraction of the attention they should have. While the focus of late has been on #BlackLivesMatter, it is important to address the violence visited upon other groups, including religious and ethnic minority groups -- whether by terrorists, vigilantes or police who believe they have a right to monitor and take not only black lives, but brown lives too.

Machete Channels Marcia Brady In Super Bowl Teaser

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.21.2015 | Latino Voices

Now this is whimsical casting: Rugged-faced actor Danny Trejo plays Marcia Brady in Snickers' Super Bowl teaser ad. In the clip, which continues th...

Cuba's Contributions to Local and Global Public Health

Donna A. Patterson | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Donna A. Patterson

President Obama's decision to begin restoring diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba is historic, and the U.S.-Cuba detente provides a valuable impetus for Cuba to expand its local and international biomedical capacity.

The Economic Recovery in Black, White, and Brown

Mechele Dickerson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Mechele Dickerson

While some households and neighborhoods have recovered from the recession, most black and Latino households and neighborhoods are still waiting to recover.

Latinos in Mainstream Media Are a Disappearing Act: The Latino Media Gap Crisis

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2014 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The "Latino Media Gap" report serves as a first solid step in offering the mainstream media industry real data to confirm Latino representation is at a crisis low and requires urgent acknowledgment by all.

Even With the Oscars, Race Still Rears Its Ugly, Divisive Head

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Black Voices
Elwood D. Watson

Seeing McQueen jumping up and down after giving his acceptance speech was both slightly amusing but very much more heartwarming. At that moment, he was well aware of the fact that he (along with his writing staff and fellow producers) had shattered previous all-white domination of this category.

LOOK: Get To Know The Latina Contestants For Miss Universe 2013

Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Some dream of helping their community, others of opening their own businesses, but all 19 Latina contestants will have one goal on Saturday -- to be c...

Mexican Businesses Fear Bloomberg 'Craziness'

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's name has been drawn into the debate over a proposed 8-cent (1 peso) per liter tax on soft...

Piolin's Return To The Airwaves Has A Date

EFE | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Miami (EFE).- Radio host Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo's new show will be broadcast nationwide by SiriusXM satellite radio beginning Oct. 18. "El Show ...

LOOK: Sneak Peek Of The 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Everything is just about ready for the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards on Wednesday night, and we have a sneak peek of the big event. The sing...

Piolin Strikes Back Against Former Employees

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo may now have his own radio channel and show on SiriusXM, but that’s not stopping the legal worries from accumulating. ...

LOOK: How 'Canelo' Prepares For Mayweather Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2013 | Latino Voices

There’s just three weeks before the much anticipated fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Floyd “Money May” Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas...

Daddy Yankee Gets An A+ For Grammar

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Let’s be honest, most Tweets and text messages we send are littered with grammatical mistakes; whether it’s a misspellin...

'Dream 9' Supporters To Confront Obama In Person

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Weeks of uncertainty for the group of young undocumented immigrants -- known as the “Dream 9” -- detained after crossing the U.S. - Mexico border ...

'Piolin' Breaks His Silence Concerning Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2013 | Latino Voices

The abrupt cancellation of Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo’s nationally syndicated morning radio program, “Piolin por la Mañana,” surprised thousands...

LOOK: Sofía Vergara, Ellen DeGeneres, And More Mourn Talia

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

When news of Talia Joy Castellano’s death was posted on her Facebook page on Tuesday, the 13-year-old’s fans mourned by tweeting pictures, quotes,...

Pedro Almodovar's Airplane-Set I'm So Excited Is an Orgy in the Sky

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

I was completely entranced, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown was unlike anything I had ever seen before. And hence began my long love affair with his films.

WATCH: Devious Maids Critic Says Hispanic Groups' Support Is 'Absolutely Despicable'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

“Devious Maids” may have made history with its all Latina cast on Sunday, but critics refuse to budge insisting that the show’s portrayal of His...

'I Cried Like Almost 15 Thousand Times'

AP | MARCELA ISAZA | Posted 06.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- "Jenny from the Block" has a spot on the most famous block of all – the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jennifer Lopez received the 2,50...

Sebastien De La Cruz: Racism Helped Me Showcase My Mexican Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.18.2013 | Latino Voices

Leave it to 11-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz to make lemonade out of the very acid and racist lemons thrown at him on Twitter last week. After wit...

Whole Foods Revises Language Policy After Backlash

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Facing threats of national boycotts from Latino groups and a slew of online petitions, Whole Foods announced Friday that the organic grocery chain has...

WATCH: Robert Rodriguez Puts Latina Aliens In Harm's Way

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Has director Robert Rodriguez made a sci-fi parable about undocumented Hispanics? His short "Two Scoops" hit the Internet recently (watch above), w...

Conservative Offers Wacky Approach To Latino Vote

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Should Republicans ignore Hispanic voters altogether? That's the advice of conservative firebrand Phyllis Schlafly, who told conservative radio pro...

Cinco De Mayo Quiz! Test Your Mexican History Knowledge

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cinco de Mayo quiz time! Yes, you've been celebrating this Mexican holiday for as long as you can remember (if you can remember...), but before th...