The Hulu series ‘This Fool’ is a unique show, driven by comedian and creator Chris Estrada’s unique voice. The first season earned a 100 percent critics’ approval rating and 90 percent from fans on Rotten Tomatoes, while scoring a spot on some “Best of” lists. Its second season airs Friday, July 28.
Total sales revenue generated by Latin recorded music in the U.S. surpassed $1 billion in 2022, according to data from the Recording Industry Association of America. And as Latino music continues to dominate the mainstream, cumbia is one genre that embraces its tradition while exploring new interpretations.
Last week, hotel companies presented a new economic proposal amid waves of strikes by hotel workers in Los Angeles. After the groups failed to negotiate a wage increase, thousands of workers once again walked out in a third wave as part of the largest hotel strike California has seen to date.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo steps in as guest host to speak with Ada Briceño, co-president of Unite Here! Local 11, and Diana Rios Sanchez, a hotel worker, about the hotel workers’ strike in Los Angeles and its importance for other labor actions taking place across the country.
“I just want to empower our community to reclaim their healing,” says Cynthia Cerrato, a bilingual bi-cultural licensed marriage and family therapist serving individuals, couples, and families in the Los Angeles area.
Hotel workers in Los Angeles are holding a second wave of strikes —the largest such strike in Southern California’s history— demanding fair, livable wages. The industry employs a largely immigrant workforce.
With three-quarters of the state’s domestic workforce identifying as Latino, a California bill would finally secure mandatory guidelines after decades of exclusion from workplace protections.
When Disney released the trailer for ‘Primos,’ a new animated series set in L.A., it sparked a firestorm online between Latin Americans and Latinos in the U.S. Death threats were made against Mexican-American creator Natasha Kline, and Disney was forced to pull much of its promotion.
The 22nd edition of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival kicks off Wednesday with a special screening of Eva Longoria’s directorial debut in ‘Flamin’ Hot,’ but here are eight other titles you may not get to see anywhere else.
Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes investigative journalist Jonah Owen Lamb from the San Francisco Standard to discuss a wild story out of San Jose, California, where the head of the police union was charged with smuggling fentanyl into the country.
The Taco Bell story shows how Latinos can work hard, innovate, play by the rules, and maybe achieve a decent level of success, while a white guy can waltz in, take what he wants, and become a millionaire with minimal effort.
Host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Roosevelt High School teacher Jason Torres-Rangel to explain the plight of service workers in L.A. schools that led them to strike last month and why educators followed their lead.
In recent years, the seaside neighborhood of Barrio Logan has gained newfound popularity amongst younger, more affluent outsiders drawn to the neighborhood for its rich history and vibrant culture. But the recent shift has come at a cost, as long-time businesses and residents have been forced out.
Given the recent controversy surrounding Latino members of the Los Angeles City Council, it is important that we differentiate between Latino representation and Latino political power and define what each one means given the persistent issues facing the city and county.
The search for a motive behind the shooting at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance hall that has left 11 dead led police to a mobile home community as they probed the past of the 72-year-old suspect Monday and his relationship to the club.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a rundown of some of the facts, bits of news, real histories, and actual lies he came across during the past week.
Latinos made up about one in 10 of the votes cast during the 2022 midterm elections, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Roughly 35 million Latinos were eligible to vote, representing 14 percent of the electorate.
Latinos were running for top offices across 44 states, with political observers predicting a “historic” rise in Latino representation. Some elections have yet to be called, but even still, Latinos have made clear gains throughout the government.
In this episode, Oaxacan-born artist Narsiso Martinez takes us through his solo exhibition titled “Reimagining Essential” at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, and we hear the stories behind the materials he uses and the realities he depicts.
Tuesday’s midterm elections will likely see a “historic” rise in Latino representation in Congress, statewide offices, and state legislatures, according to a study conducted by NALEO. Latinos are running for top offices in 44 states.
I’m straddling two separate Latino worlds — one where people celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and know all about what’s going on with the Los Angeles City Council, and another where people observe Columbus Day and have never heard the name Nury Martínez.