Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” died Thursday.
Argentinian American journalist Nick Barili wants Latinx Hollywood icons to “get their flowers” now, as he recently told Latino Rebels. That’s why he created the web series ‘SEEN’ to highlight Latinx talent, distributed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
With the recent cancelation of Gentefied (and seemingly every other Latinx show), there’s a lot of pressure on ABC’s new ‘Promised Land,’ a primetime, network drama featuring Mexican American characters, played by Hispanic actors, and created and run by Matt Lopez.
“We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” the hit song —well, one of them, anyway— from Disney’s 2021 hit movie ‘Encanto,’ is now the highest-charting Disney’s song in over 26 years, according to tracking data released by Billboard.
In our debut live show from #LosAngeles, Latino Rebels hosts Julio Ricardo Varela and Melinna Bobadilla welcome Nava Mau to talk about storytelling, acting and Nava’s groundbreaking role as Ana in HBO Max’s “Genera+ion.”
Praised for its authentic depiction of Latinos, the second season, which aired on November 10 of last year, never broke into Netflix’s Top 10 list. But the show’s creators, Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez, as well as executive producer America Ferrera, all have projects in the works.
Then, as now, American journalists were overwhelmingly Euro-Americans, or we can say, simply middle-class white people, who grew up with the privileges afforded to those who lived in mainstream America. They could not see the world as I did.
Family is beautiful and keeps you healthy, but it can also make you sick.
“Right now in Hollywood, there are so many Latinos who are doing it, making shows and are showrunners. But they’re almost all white Latinxs,” Mercedes tells Latino Rebels. “Indigenous and Black Latinxs (need) the opportunity to develop their own shows (so it’s) not always the same experience that we see.”
As a child back home in Morelos, I watched Chente movies with my grandparents and extended family; it was a custom my parents brought with us to this country—a source of comfort, reminding us that we could find a home far away from where we were born.
Most Mexicans in Chicago get their masa from El Milagro. But now that workers at the company are in a dispute with management, this December presents a moral dilemma concerning the tradition of making tamales for Christmas.
According to a new survey, 40 percent of Latinos say the word Latinx offends them or at least bothers them, while 30 percent say they would be less likely to support a politician or organization that uses the term
“My intent is that new generations of Mexican Americans join with the elder Chicanas and Chicanos to face the next 50 years with a plan, with a commitment to preserving and enhancing la cultura Chicana,” said author Armando Rendón in a statement.
These are not my stories to tell. These stories are our opportunity to remember the vast and varied land from which our own stories arise.
Two Census Bureau choices in 2020 resulted in a decrease in Latinos checking the white-only racial category by 14 million people, at the same time that the number of Latinos tabulated as white in combination with some other race increased by 15 million.
In only two short seasons, the Netflix series ‘Gentefied’ makes a bold and well-founded statement that your country of birth does not define the identities you can claim and the rights you should be awarded.