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How Actress Sonia Manzano Brought A Latino Perspective To 'Sesame Street'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices

During a conversation with HuffPost Live on Wednesday about her new memoir, Becoming Maria, actress Sonia Manzano looked back on her time pl...

Maria Is Leaving 'Sesame Street'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment

One of the friendly neighbors of "Sesame Street" is leaving town. Sonia Manzano, who has portrayed the character Maria since 1971, is retiring. The...

With New Character, Sesame Street To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

AP | SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS | Posted 08.08.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- So you grew up watching Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird, and now you want to be friends with Rosita, Luis and Maria. If you are a bilin...

Immigration Reform: The Multi-Trillion Dollar Question

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

This is the year for comprehensive immigration reform. Left to future presidents or future Congresses, the number of undocumented immigrants will only increase and the visa waits will only get longer.