98% of Latino-Hispanic people do not identify with Latinx. The most preferred words were Hispanic and Latino/Latina.
My review on Selena: The Series on Netflix
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 →
Black and Latino communities hesitant to take coronavirus vaccine
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 →
First Latino DACA recipient to win Rhodes Scholarship
Education is an important part of our lives. Some of us move on to get multiple degrees and some of us graduate from a 4-year university and that's it. For some however, it's difficult to get an education. This is why I was pleased to find out that undocumented immigrant Santiago Potes is the first... Continue Reading →
Greenwood digital bank targeting Blacks and Latinos
Greenwood, a digital mobile banking platform made for Black & Latinx customers. Our best-in-class services include virtual bank card accounts that give back.
J Balvin and McDonald’s join forces
After last month’s much-buzzed about celebrity menu collaboration, the Golden Arches are bringing customers the “Vibras.” McDonald’s is adding award-winning Reggaeton global ambassador J Balvin’s go-to order to its U.S. menu.
Why is Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 different?
Hispanic Heritage Month (normally) recognizes and celebrates the contributions Americans tracing their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South American and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean have made to American society and culture.
House of Representatives approve the National Museum of the American Latino Act
Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS) announced a victory in its quarter century-long campaign to establish a museum of American Latino history. The House of Representatives approved the National Museum of the American Latino Act.
Bye Bye Goya
I was an avid Goya product buyer; especially this year during the COVID-19 pandemic. But now obviously I'm not.
Altísimo Live! on May 5
Altísimo Live! to Unite America with All-Star Latin Music & Pop Culture Livestream Festival on Cinco de Mayo to Support Farmworkers Pandemic Relief Fund