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All posts tagged "Activist"

  • Entertainment
    Joan Baez The Legendary Queen of Folk and Activist

    Joan Baez has been famous for nearly six decades. Born on Staten Island, the daughter of a...

  • Entertainment
    JUANES R.I.P or Puff Piece for Publicity!!

    It seems like only yesterday when this Colombian hottie, Juanes, released his #1 hits, “Nada Valgo Sin...

  • Entertainment
    Ricky Martin’s ‘Adios’ had me saying “Hello!”

    For those who missed this Latin heartthrobs insanely sexy performance at the Latin Grammys, you missed a...

  • Entertainment
    ROSIE PEREZ, A VOICE For “THE VIEW”

    “If I see a door comin’ my way, I’m knockin’ it down. And if I can’t knock...

  • News & Politics
    Young Latino Activist Group Honored in New York City

    Within several cities in America throughout the 1960s and 1970s, a Latino group known as the Young Lords fought for social justice for Latinos living in the country and for the independence of Puerto Rico. Due to their historical contribution to the Latino community during the civil rights era, a street located...

  • Entertainment
    “Por El Suelo” by Olmeca (Official Music Video)

      Mexican/American MC/producer, and prominent west coast educator/activist, Olmeca (of LA based crew Acid Reign) premieres the new visuals for his latest single, “Por El Suelo,” from his poignant album “Brown is Beautiful.” The video boasts traditional Bolivian Tinku dancers that compliment the message of a united Latin America. Production duo Royal...

  • News & Politics
    Fight against censorship: The Latino President vs. Ecuadorean Americans

    Since becoming president in 2006, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is steadily becoming known as the tyrant with a smile. On Capitol Hill, Correa has been referred to as a tyrant with an “irresponsible tongue” that abuses his power within his country. As president of Ecuador, Correa has used his power to stifle...

  • Entertainment
    Junte Histórico Entre René Pérez y Julian Assange Fundador de WikiLeaks

    Residente Calle 13 y Julián Assange trabajarán juntos en importante proyecto para la próxima propuesta musical del grupo René Pérez Joglar (conocido como “Residente”), líder de Calle 13 -una de las agrupaciones musicales más importantes y activistas de Latinoamérica-visitó a Assange en la Embajada de Ecuador en Londres, donde el célebre fundador...

  • Entertainment
    @Dominos Pizza Se Une a El Comité Para Niños y Familias Hispanas Para Participar En Actividades Durante La Semana De La Tierra

    La semana pasada Domino’s Pizza, líder mundial en entrega de pizza a domicilio, se unió a El Comité Para Niños y Familias Hispanas en celebración a varias actividades para celebrar el día de la tierra nacional. Un total de 180 estudiantes del programa escolar extracurricular de PS/MS 279 tomaron parte en actividades...

  • Entertainment
    @Juanes to Go One-On-One with SiriusXM Listeners

    Juanes to Go One-On-One with SiriusXM Listeners during SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” moderated by Ruben Blades. With the publication of Juanes’ memoir, “Chasing the Sun,” the musicians sit down for SiriusXM’s first Latino Town Hall. Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that Latin superstar Juanes will sit down for an intimate Q&A...

  • News & Politics
    Google Under Fire For Easter Doodle Celebrating Cesar Chavez

    Google sparked a backlash for dedicating one of its doodles on Easter Sunday to celebrate Cesar Chavez’s 86th birthday. While Google hasn’t dedicated a doodle on Easter in 13 years many voiced their complaints via Twitter about the portrait of the Mexican American labor leader and civil rights activist. Many even threatened...

  • Entrepreneurship
    ‘Zeke’ Montes: Advocate for Latino Literacy Passes Away

    Apart from being a businessman and publisher, Ezequiel “Zeke” Montes was an activist and advocate of the Latino community who wanted to help as many people as he could. Sadly, Montes passed away last week of respiratory failure after battling pneumonia for a few months. Founder of a Latino publishing company, Montes...

  • Entertainment
    Jane Fonda Regrets WHAT?!

    Now THIS is interesting!

  • Entertainment
    Michelle Rodriguez: Whale Defender!

    John Rodriguez reports!