Latino Rebels speaks with the directors of ‘Going Varsity in Mariachi,’ a documentary that follows a high school’s mariachi band in South Texas as it attempts to win the state championship. The film was shown at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
While Futuro Media remains on holiday break, Latino Rebels Radio producer Oscar Fernández steps in once again for another episode of the Latino Media Collective. Oscar spends the hour with Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández to discuss her recent book, “Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality,” and the inconvenient truth of […]
How Latino immigrants thumb their noses at America by butchering the English language.
A new NBC News/Telemundo poll released on Sunday concluded that “Democrats lead Republicans by more than 20 points among Latino voters, but that Democratic advantage has declined from previous election cycles.” A deeper look into the poll reveals more takeaways that reflect just how complex the Latino vote is in 2022.
Since its launch in 1999, the New York Latino Film Festival continues growing and features diverse creators—not just along racial and gender lines, but also in what they’re making.
Netflix’s new teen flick, Do Revenge, starring Riverdale’s Camila Mendes as Drea, a middle-class Latina in the rich world of prep school kids, reminds us that Latinas can anchor a ridiculous, over-the-top story.
Beginning Wednesday, Diego Luna returns as Cassian in ‘Star Wars: Andor,’ the latest Disney+ series. Luna spoke with Latino Rebels about the show and the Latinidad of his lead character.
In this series of stories and poems written with fire and courage, Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin brings forth a ballad of cantos dedicated to love and promoting discussion. ‘Chicana On Fire’ blazes with the ganas to build a different, more promising world for all.
Ahead of the midterm elections, on Friday the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus launched ‘Ya Tu Sabes!,’ a YouTube show to provide Latino voters across the country with content that is entertaining, educational, and representative.
“A letter to my Honduran grandma, who I love so much but who has some pretty messed up views about Black people and Mexicans.”
“When it comes to creating, I didn’t look as look at it as representation,” comedian Chris Estrada —who writes, produces, and stars in a new sitcom on Hulu called ‘This Fool’— recently told Latino Rebels.
The Mesoamerican Influences Behind Huerta’s Namor in Upcoming ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ (OPINION)
With this major depiction of a Mesoamerican figure, as well as a reference to the Aztec patron god of war, Huītzilōpōchtli, in ‘Thor: Love & Thunder,’ it is clear that Marvel sees the need to represent more of its fan base on the silver screen.
The film finds its horror in anti-immigrant and anti-Latinx sentiment, policies, and power grabs, but the frights are only half of it. ‘American Carnage’ is as much a comedy as it is a scary movie, and the laughs mostly come from intra-Latinx racial politics.
HBO’s much-watched ‘Father of the Bride’ tells the story of two Latinx families as aspirational and aspirationally American. While there are problems with the movie, it is nice to see Latinx people headline a successful, classic film—especially one that punches up at whiteness.
This week, Latino Rebels asked House members their thoughts on the rising, right-wing extremism in Latino communities.
When Roberto Carlos Lange chose his stage name, he didn’t want to limit himself. Helado Negro represented something unknown and unexpected—and for over a decade, that’s what he set off to explore in his music.
‘The Valet,’ a romantic comedy starring Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez (‘Instructions Not Included, ‘CODA’), presents a warm and thoughtful representation of Latinidad that gently nudges its audience to evaluate their own values and how they play out in the world.
It’s good to see Latinas get some solo on-screen time. But not when the only time you see us, we’re reduced down to some white-centric stereotype, it’s a problem. It does our community dirty and, most egregiously for Saturday Night Live, it’s not even funny.