Almost one year since I have written my last post. No excuses but since then things have dramatically changed in my life. I won't bore you but in September 2021 I moved back to Philadelphia! And I must say, Philly has also changed. There has been an influx of young Latinos doing amazing things in... Continue Reading →
Identity for U.S. Hispanics is multidimensional and multifaceted. For example, many Hispanics tie their identity to their ancestral countries of origin. They may also look to their indigenous roots. Among the many ways Hispanics see their identity is their racial background.
Congratulations are in order to Chef Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa and Casa Mexico. Martinez was named Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic" during the James Beard Foundation Awards. The James Beard Awards' mission is to recognize exceptional talent and achievement in the culinary arts, hospitality, media, and broader food system, as well as a demonstrated commitment... Continue Reading →
Sal Pérez is a first-generation Mexican American with more than 14 years of experience producing international and domestic content for the nonprofit organization behind the popular children’s series.
With Jorge Zamanillo being named executive director of the National Museum of the American Latino, we are that much closer to opening.
If you would have ever asked me, "Do you think Bad Bunny would ever join the WWE" I would have said no. But here we are three months after Bad Bunny made his debut in the WWE. And like any good storyline, it started with a small (yet prominent) appearance. Bad Bunny made his debut... Continue Reading →
My first job out of college was at Taller Puertorriqueño, a Philadelphia Latino arts & culture non-profit. In fact, they gave me a the gig before I even graduated. Although I studies journalism at Temple University, this was a great opportunity in marketing & communications. Taller taught me so much and got me ready for... Continue Reading →
98% of Latino-Hispanic people do not identify with Latinx. The most preferred words were Hispanic and Latino/Latina.
In 1997, Edward James Olmos and Jennifer Lopez starred in the amazing Selena movie. Fast forward 23 years later, Netflix hit us with Selena: The Series. And people aren't happy. I'm not sure what show they were watching, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Yes some of the reviews made a point that Selena isn't really... Continue Reading →
Pool photo by Mark Lennihan The COVID-19 vaccine is rolling out across America. Just yesterday, December 14, the first shots were given as the U.S. surpassed 300,000 virus-related deaths. According to a New York Times article, "Shortly after 9 a.m., the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was administered in New York City, the first known inoculation since... Continue Reading →