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Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters

Photos of The LatinTRENDS Digital Pivot Announcement at Facebook Headquarters   LatinTRENDS was hosted by Facebook in NYC on Tuesday May 23. The event bought together men and women from all fields of endeavor in a progressive-upbeat environment. The company announced its new direction into a digital first media company and that it is no…

City College & University of Texas Partnering to Produce Next Generation of Hispanic Professors

The City College of New York is partnering with the University of Texas at El Paso to educate the next generation of Hispanic professors in environmental sciences and engineering. Entitled “Collaborative Research: The Hispanic AGEP Alliance for the Environmental Science and Engineering Professoriate,” the five-year project is funded by a $3.7 million grant from the National…

Carolina Huaranca, Tech-Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Principal of Kapor Capital

Latinos in tech have a long way to go (grow) less than 1 percent of venture-backed start-ups has a Latino founder, according to CB Insights. The good news is Carolina Huaranca is ready to change the game. The Peruvian-American is one of Silicon Valley’s few Latina venture capitalists. As a Principal at Kapor Capital, she specializes in identifying and…

Singer Demi Lovato Embraces Her Latin Curves!

Singer Demi Lovato says her Latino roots are one reason she learned to love her curves. In a recent interview the singer spoke about the importance of “self-care,” plugging in her new skin care collection and how she now realizes how her Latin background has impacted the way she views her body. After overcoming an…

1930s Massive Deportation of Mexican-Americans. Could History Repeat itself?

President Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, and possibly their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the…

What You Didn’t Know about Calle 13

Calle 13 is a Puerto Rican alternative urban band consisting of stepbrothers René Pérez Joglar (lead singer, songwriter), Eduardo José Cabra Martínez (multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, beat producer) and their half-sister Ileana Cabra Joglar (backing vocals). Their stage names are Residente, Visitante and PG-13. Calle 13 likes to blend different musical styles like reggaeton, rap and rock. While other Latino groups tend to stick to the…