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All posts tagged "Latinas"

  • 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...

  • Fashion
    Curvy Ladies, Checkout These Swimsuit Bargains

    Sad to report that summer is almost coming to an end however now is the time to...

  • News & Politics
    Social Connectivity: Facebook page aims to connect hundreds of Mexicans living in NYC

    For most living in a large city like New York City it may be hard to find others to connect to who share similar interests. With the expansion of the online world connecting us all and the creation of social media sites this hard find to connect has lessen some. Finding others...

  • News & Politics
    New Jersey Latino fights to keep Immigrants from deporting

    With the number of immigrants being detained and then deported today, many organizations are trying to combat the deportations and help immigrants who are facing them. For Christian Zamudio his life as a social organizer began when he fought to save his father from being deported, and now he fights for others...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Let’s Get Personal Con Maluma

        Con solo 17 años Juan Luis Londoño, aka Maluma (compuesto por dos primeras letras de...

  • News & Politics
    Democrats or Republicans: Who do Latinos side with?

    As the immigration debate in America becomes far more intense—particularly the standstill that’s going on in Washington regarding immigration reform—where do Latinos stand in-regards to their political alliance? Are Latinos preferring to side with Democrats or Republicans during this recent intense political climate? In recent reports released, it appears that while Latinos...

  • Entertainment
    Sunday Funday! Brooklyn Tour

    Ever since the World Cup ended people were left feeling confused, sleep deprived and most likely dehydrated...

  • Entertainment
    Las Bicicletas Art Exhibit

    One of the most beautiful things about our city is all the creativity that surrounds us. If...

  • News & Politics
    Latinos participate in New Jersey’s new bike ride initiative Passaic Pedal EA

    You can call it a social network on wheels that’s going on in Passaic, New Jersey thanks to a new initiative called Passaic Pedal EA. In order to help various members of the community and ethnic groups integrate into the city in order to unite everyone into a community. According to their...

  • Celebrities
    Eva Mendes: Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!

    Last week it was confirmed that 33 year old Ryan Gosling and 40 year old Eva Mendes...

  • Entertainment
    The Second Latino to serve in President Obama’s Cabinet

    Last Wednesday, the Senate voted to confirm Democrat Julian Castro as the new United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The position was once held by President Barack Obama, and now Castro becomes the second Latino in President Obama‘s Cabinet, joining Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in such a coveted position. The...

  • Athlete Profiles
    Shakira Will Perform At The World Cup Closing Ceremony

    For the third consecutive time sultury Colombiana Shakira will perform at the World Cup’s closing ceremony in...

  • Entertainment
    The problem with Relying on the Latino Vote – Rangel vs. Espaillat

    It was supposed to be the election race that could have put the first Dominican-American into congress, however the result of last Tuesday’s primary election disproved many political analysts and quieted any hopeful Latinos of such a change and accomplishment. Most believed that State Senator Adriano D. Espaillat would win the seat...

  • Entertainment
    Did Latinos vote in First Dominican-American Congressman? Is Charles B. Rangel Out?

    Despite State Senator Adriano Espaillat putting up yet another intense challenge, but it seems like New Yorkers have made their decision and have decided to grant Representative Charles B. Rangel the privilege of keeping his seat. Last night, Rangel appears to have been voted into Congress representing the the 13th Congressional District...

  • Celebrities
    Mexican Perfumer Created A New Fragrance Inspired By Latinas

    Gorgeous Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is the face of Avon’s new fragrance Flor Alegria. The fragrance...

  • News & Politics
    Staff Members of Popular Hispanic Newspaper El Diario wrongfully terminated?

    One of the oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper in the country, El Diario La Prensa is seen as one of the largest Hispanic-focused papers in both the country and New York City. For 101 years, El Diario has reported the news to their readers, but now the publication is currently making news due...

  • Entertainment
    Heavenly Pulpo Paul Graces GOOGLE to celebrate 2014 FIFA World Cup

    In order to commemorate the 2014 FIFA World Cup and one of its noticeable celebrities, GOOGLE has changed its logo to a doodle which pays homage to the departed Pulpo Paul, also known as the “psychic” Octopus who has been known for predicting the winners of the soccer matches. Paul the Octopus...

  • Entertainment
    Art and Wine Singles Night

    Now that the summer is approaching balancing work life with social life can sometimes be difficult. Throw...

  • Social Issues
    Celebrating Puerto Rican Pride: The 57th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

    Considered to be the event to kick off summer events, The 57th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade dominated 5th avenue on Sunday. One of New York City’s cultural celebration of one of the largest population of people, the Puerto Rican Day Parade was attended by hundreds of thousands of Boricuas living in...

  • Celebrities
    First Fridays Free Event

    This weekend is the 57th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade “Un Pueblo, Muchas Voces”/“One Nation, Many Voices”....

  • News & Politics
    The Voting Power of Dominicanos!

      The 2012 Presidential Elections was important in more ways than just one. While it saw to the re-election of America’s first African-American President Barack Obama, the elections also highlighted a very interesting development in this country. The elections spotlighted the growing population of Latinos who live in this country and how...

  • Social Issues
    Latino Bookshop’s first East Harlem reading and literacy campaign!

    Wanting to show the importance of Latinos in literature and express the importance of literacy to Latino youth, former East Los Angeles middle-school English teacher Aurora Anaya-Cerda decided the best way to do so was by opening up a bookshop named, La Casa Azul in the highly-populated Latino community known as El...

  • Fashion
    Grand Opening of Lollipop Boutique in Washington Heights

    Photo credit: Manny Zoom After months of construction, renovation and lots of hard work, Yahaira Nuñez, finalist...

  • Entertainment
    Yotel Terrace Outdoor Party

    Mother Nature has had some issues these past couple of seasons but it’s quite alright considering summer...