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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
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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.