How a lack of Latino writers at the New Yorker and other media outlets shapes coverage of Latinos.
Last Monday night at exactly 9:30 pm EST everyone in America skipped a heartbeat while witnessing an epic performance at the Grammys. Introduced by our political humorist lord and savior, Stephen Colbert, everyone enjoyed the opening number, “Alexander Hamilton” of the Broadway musical Hamilton. A few 1,200 guests witnessed it live, at the Richard […]
Taking Latinos to the Next Level in Hollywood: Rick Najera Directs CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase 2016
Creating Opportunities for Latinos in Hollywood: Rick Najera Directs CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase LOS ANGELES, CA – Developing Latino and diverse talent in Hollywood is something Rick Najera has carefully crafted for the past two decades. This January 19th through 23rd, Najera will once again spotlight diversity and emerging talent through the annual CBS Diversity Sketch […]
The Broadway musical is vibrant and full of sound, but it also tells the story of how the couple rose to become legends in the music industry.
Twenty thousand New York City students will be given an outside-the-classroom lesson in American history.
Even during his brief and ill-fated imprisonment following a coup, Víctor Jara continued to sing songs of freedom.
The author talks about her play and the diversity problem perpetuated even within the Latino community
The actor talks about playing the president in HBO’s new series ‘The Brink,’ the state of Spanish-language media, and what it means to be a Latino Rebel
The word chicano has existed in the English lexicon since 1911. During the ’60s and ’70s, that term became a symbol of pride for the Mexican Americans who were confronting the struggles of prejudice and self-identification, an answer to the always confounding question: “Who am I?” In the decades that have passed, chicanismo has been used […]
I wrote this poem a few years ago while touring the United States with the play N*GGER WETB*CK CH*NK. N*W*C is a work that reveals stereotypes that people may harbor about people of color, but my interactions with people across America also challenged perceptions I held about people who are, well, not of color. The […]
As the curtains draw open tonight at the Poets Den Theater in El Barrio, New York City – the spotlight will unquestionably shine brightly on Luis Antonio Ramos, one of the most talented Latino actors to grace the stage and screen over the past 30 years. Growing up Gonzales, the one-man play written by Felix Rojas, […]