‘Hope, Soledad’ Centers Inner Worlds of Indigenous Mexican Women

‘Hope, Soledad’ is an arresting, powerful film portraying a different slice of Latinidad than is normally seen on screen, centering the interior lives of two Indigenous Mexican women, and drawing on their own cultural traditions in a world that does not value them.

  • Aug 23, 2023
  • 11:35 AM

‘Blue Beetle’ Is More than Just Latino Representation (REVIEW)

Blue Beetle’s strong Latino texture is what distinguishes it from the other superhero origin stories we’ve come to expect, marking a change in how Latinos and Latinidad are depicted in Hollywood.

  • Aug 21, 2023
  • 2:00 PM

‘Primos’ Backlash Pits Latin America Against Latino America (OPINION)

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.

  • Jun 23, 2023
  • 9:01 AM

How Nuevayorkinos Is Amplifying a New Interpretation of Immigrant Voices

Dedicated to documenting Latino and Caribbean communities in New York, the multi-platform archive project embraces immigrants’ journeys through their new exhibition, El Camino: Stories of Migration

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 2:20 PM

What President Biden Said During the Official White House Screening of FLAMIN’ HOT Film

In case you missed it, the White House held an official screening of Eva Longoria’s FLAMIN’ HOT film on Thursday night. Here is the official transcript of the remarks made by President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden and Longoria:

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 10:21 AM

I Went to LALIFF and I Was Impressed

LALIFF has something other festivals can’t buy: an organic and honest commitment to our historically marginalized and underresourced community.

  • Jun 12, 2023
  • 5:15 PM

Ignoring Latino History

Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes professors Lilia Fernández and Ana Patricia Rodríguez to discuss why so much U.S. Latino history is missing in textbooks and how it extends to issues of imperialism.

  • Jun 1, 2023
  • 5:06 PM

Leguizamo Does Latino Rebels

Entertainment correspondent Cristina Escobar steps into the host seat for a conversation with actor and comedian John Leguizamo to discuss his passion and activism in Hollywood as well as his new show on MSNBC, ‘Leguizamo Does America.’

  • Apr 20, 2023
  • 5:06 PM

Are Brazilians Latino? Many Say ‘Yes,’ Report Says

A coding mistake by the U.S. Census Bureau has revealed at least 416,000 Brazilians, or more than two-thirds of Brazilians in the U.S., identifying as Latino or Hispanic in the 2020 American Community Survey.

  • Apr 20, 2023
  • 10:42 AM

Netflix’s ‘Florida Man’ Highlights Hollywood’s Problem With Latino Accents

A lot of people have accents. And with a little more respect and knowledge, Hollywood might finally portray them that way.

  • Apr 19, 2023
  • 2:20 PM

Miss Coppin State Speaks

On this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Keylin Perez, the first Latina to be named Miss Coppin State at the historically Black university in Baltimore, Maryland, to discuss the backlash she has received online versus the supportive and inclusive environment at the school itself.

  • Mar 2, 2023
  • 5:47 PM

Crabs in a Bucket

Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo steps in as guest host this week to break down the George Lopez-Ralph Barbosa controversy with entertainment correspondent Cristina Escobar and L.A. Times columnist Fidel Martinez.

  • Feb 23, 2023
  • 10:25 PM

‘La Lucha Sigue’: Chicano Teachers Now and Then (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, we present a conversation between Nadine Córdova and Tim Hernández, two teachers who —almost three decades and more than 400 miles apart— faced the same consequences for teaching Chicano history.

  • Feb 10, 2023
  • 10:31 AM

Sundance: ‘Going Varsity in Mariachi’ Brims With Cultural Pride (INTERVIEW)

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.

  • Jan 25, 2023
  • 2:12 PM

Anti-Black Latino Bias

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 […]

  • Dec 30, 2022
  • 10:21 AM

The Latino TV Boom

Latino Rebels Radio: December 8, 2022

  • Dec 8, 2022
  • 3:29 PM

Other People’s Couches (OPINION)

How Latino immigrants thumb their noses at America by butchering the English language.

  • Dec 6, 2022
  • 5:37 PM

Rethinking Thanksgiving

Latino Rebels Radio: November 24, 2022

  • Nov 24, 2022
  • 8:00 AM

10 Takeaways of NBC News/Telemundo Poll Reveal How Complex Latino Voters Really Are

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. 

  • Oct 4, 2022
  • 2:15 PM

More Than 20 Years Later, New York Latino Film Festival Has Become a Key Institution (INTERVIEW)

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.

  • Sep 30, 2022
  • 11:43 AM

Netflix’s ‘Do Revenge’ Gives Us the Latina Mean Girl We’ve Been Waiting For (REVIEW)

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.

  • Sep 27, 2022
  • 8:12 AM

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