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America Gets "On its Feet" For Latinos

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 01.12.2016 | Latino Voices
Julissa Bonfante

Beyond Broadway and the small screen, Latinos are strengthening their voices. But Latinos influence more than the music and entertainment industry -- we have tremendous buying power and political clout.

Watch Gina Rodriguez's Tearful Tribute To Rita Moreno

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.30.2015 | Entertainment

Gina Rodriguez attended the Kennedy Center Honors Tuesday night, where she got the chance to pay tribute to one of Hollywood's living leg...

11 Times Latinos Stole the Show In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.21.2015 | Latino Voices

As the year comes to a close, we're taking a look back at the times Latinos had it real, real good in 2015.  From Gina Rodriguez's big win at Jan...

This Video Of Rita Moreno Being Too Cute Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.11.2015 | Latino Voices

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Marlon Brando Speaks for Himself: Listen to Me Marlon Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Stevan Riley's achievement in making a biopic about a great subject, Marlon Brando, who, despite having died in 2004, nevertheless comes fully alive in his own voice. Brando's life was complicated.

My Conversation With Rita Moreno

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

She won her Oscar for playing Anita in West Side Story, which boasts some of the finest dancing ever put on film. But her Oscar didn't open doors to better movie roles. In fact, it took another seven years before she made another movie. She turned down roles which stereotyped her as -- in her words -- "Conchita/Lolitas."

Arianna: 'Stay With It, Even When The World Tells Us No'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.21.2014 | Women

During a panel discussion of pioneering women on the "The Queen Latifah Show," Arianna Huffington offered her insights into the most concerning issues...

WATCH: J.Lo's Moving Speech To Idol: 'You Changed My Life'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.14.2014 | Latino Voices

"Love is love" is the only thing Jennifer Lopez wanted to convey at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards this Saturday. The Puerto Rican star receive...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jill S. Tietjen

We learn, laugh and smile as we discover these women and see footage or photos of their performances.

Meet Your New Favorite Lesbian Aunt In Amy Poehler's Pilot

Posted 02.28.2014 | TV

The cast of Amy Poehler's comedy pilot "Old Soul" keeps getting better and better. The NBC pilot is set to star Natasha Lyonne of "Orange Is the Ne...

Why Rita Moreno Is Asking Hispanics To Support Their Artists

Posted 02.25.2014 | Latino Voices

Rita Moreno has come a long way from her Oscar-winning role as Anita in the 1961 classic "West Side Story," but the Puerto Rican legend doesn’t thin...

Speaker Points: 2014 SAG Awards Produce Better Acceptance Speeches

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jimmy Nguyen

After disappointing speeches at last week's Golden Globes, I was happy to see better winning words at the SAG Awards. Here are my scores for the most notable speakers.

EGOT Winner Steals The Show

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rita Moreno did a little of everything in accepting the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild. She sang, she da...

PHOTOS: Rita Moreno Had The Most Kickass Outfit Of The SAG Awards

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

Rita Moreno hasn't been the hot new actress on the scene in decades. But the 82-year-old star, who famously played Anita in "West Side Story," proved...

5 Inspiring Latinas Who've Left Their Mark

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

When I think of Hispanic Heritage month, I can’t help but think of Latinas who have changed the world. I want to highlight the remarkable women w...

"Latino Americans' Dreams Big

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — An ambitious PBS documentary on the 500-year history of Latinos in America is aimed at a broad audience, its producer sa...

Rita Moreno: Latinos Aren't Cast In 'Big Nomination' Roles

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Latino Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno says she has a ready answer for those who ask why more Latinos fail to receive Hollywo...

Rita Moreno To Receive HUGE Honor At SAG

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Rita Moreno will receive the Life Achievement Award for career and humanitarian accomplishments at the 20th annual SAG Awards. Screen Actors Guild & ...

The Best Rita Moreno Quotes At NCLR

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 07.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Rita Moreno knows how to make a ballroom full of Latinos laugh and cry in less than an hour. The Puerto Rican artist gave the keynote speech at the...

Rita Moreno's Arduous Tale

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 06.10.2013 | Latino Voices

"Rita Moreno: A Memoir" (Celebra), by Rita Moreno The award-winning actress Rita Moreno opens up – way, way up – in a memoir driven less ...

Rita Moreno: A Memoir

Nikki Luongo | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Nikki Luongo

Have you read Rita Moreno's memoir yet? What did you think she should have added or taken away?

WATCH: The Celebrity That Got Rita Moreno Her Start

Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty

Hardscrabble doesn't begin to describe the childhood award-winning actress Rita Moreno (neé Rosita Alverio) experienced growing up in the Bronx. Her ...

'Sopranos' Reunion ... Coming To Nickelodeon!?

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- Nickelodeon is reuniting four members of the classic mob drama "The Sopranos" for a kids TV movie. The new film, "Nicky Deuce," stars Mic...

Gary Susman

25 Things You Didn't Know About 'Singin' in the Rain' | Gary Susman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment

In a year when the Best Picture Oscar went to a comedy about Hollywood's turbulent transition from silence to sound, "Singin' in the Rain" suddenly se...

Laura Rowley

Rita Moreno, Hollywood Legend, On The Power Of Persevering | Laura Rowley | Posted 03.08.2012 | Fifty

When I met Rita Moreno in her suite at the Waldorf Towers in New York, I immediately noticed three things: She looks at least 20 years younger than he...