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 in the Afro-Latino community
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.
La Guagua 47 in Philadelphia
La Guagua 47 tells the story of a young migrant, alone in the city. Searching for others of Latino heritage, she discovers SEPTA 47 that takes her on a journey to a place most Latinos in Philadelphia call home: el centro de oro.
DC Comics celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with food
It's safe to say that Latinos do love food. Yes. We eat tacos, empanadas, churros, quesadillas, etc. However, that doesn't mean launch a campaign on us celebrating Hispanic heritage that centers around food. Yet that's what DC Comics decided to do.
It’s Bad Bunny’s world
I don't think I have to tell anyone that this is Bad Bunny's world and we're just living in it. I was introduced to him after his collaboration with Cardi B and J Balvin. And only four short years later, Bad Bunny has sky rocketed to everyone's playlist, even without understanding the words. According to... Continue Reading →
Chef Cristina Martinez wins James Beard Foundation Award
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 →
Sesame Street names Sal Pérez first Latino executive
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.
One step closer to the National Museum of the American Latino
With Jorge Zamanillo being named executive director of the National Museum of the American Latino, we are that much closer to opening.
Bad Bunny’s journey on WWE
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 →
Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño
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 →