Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Rafael Casal Among the Scheduled Speakers at This Year's Respect Rally

Rafael Casal Among the Scheduled Speakers at This Year’s Respect Rally

Rafael Casal is rallying the troops… The 32-year-old Latino writer and performance poet will be among the speakers at the Respect Rally set to happen at the Sundance Film Festival. Casal will join a list of speakers that includes Jane...

Jan 17, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Congress to Help the People of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Congress to Help the People of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda is asking Congress for a lifeline… It has been 85 days since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico and people are still struggling in the darkness nearly three months later. Their plight is the subject of an impassioned...

Dec 14, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Becky G to Take Part in Latinx Activism Panel at the Billboard Latin Music Conference

Becky G to Take Part in Latinx Activism Panel at the Billboard Latin Music Conference

Becky G is ready to motivate the next generation of activists… The 20-year-old Mexican American singer/actress, who recently made her big screen debut in the Power Rangers, will take center stage at the “Latinx Activism: Giving Voice To a...

Apr 25, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
SanLuis Addresses Venezuela's Political Crisis in Uplifting Video for

SanLuis Addresses Venezuela’s Political Crisis in Uplifting Video for “Mis ilusiones”

SanLuis is rallying the troops to unite a nation… The Venezuelan duo, made up of brothers Santiago and Luigi Castillo, is addressing Venezuela’s political crisis in the act’s latest music video. The goal: to send a message of hope and...

Apr 4, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Farruko Takes Creative Stand Against Donald Trump's Immigration Policy with

Farruko Takes Creative Stand Against Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy with “Don’t Let Go” Video

Farruko is taking a creative stand against Donald Trump… The 25-year-old Puerto Rican singer and songwriter is releasing the music video for his new single “Don’t Let Go.” In a teaser for the clip, a girl is seen walking home, groceries in...

Mar 17, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Fox Brings Special Trump-Inspired Boots on Conan O’Brien’s “Made in Mexico” Episode of His TBS Late-Night Show

Fox Brings Special Trump-Inspired Boots on Conan O’Brien’s “Made in Mexico” Episode of His TBS Late-Night Show

Vicente Fox is giving Donald Trump the boot… One year after the 74-year-old former president of Mexico told the then-presidential candidate, in an interview with Fusion’s Jorge Ramos, “I’m not going to pay for that f*cking wall,” Fox taped...

Mar 1, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Perez: First Latino Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

Perez: First Latino Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

The United States has its first Latino Democratic Party chairman… And, his name is Tom Perez. The 55-year-old Dominican American politician, consumer advocate, and civil rights lawyer, a former Labor Secretary, beat out Minnesota Rep. Keith...

Feb 26, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Perez Inching Closer to Clinching Democratic Party Chair Position

Perez Inching Closer to Clinching Democratic Party Chair Position

Tom Perez is one step closer to leading… The 55-year-old American politician, consumer advocate and civil rights lawyer moved closer to clinching the race to chair the Democratic Party after one of his competitors dropped out and endorsed the...

Feb 24, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Ozomatli & Squirrel Nut Zippers Join Forces for Special

Ozomatli & Squirrel Nut Zippers Join Forces for Special “United Together Tour”

Ozomatli is partnering with an unlikely band to unite the country… The Latin rock band is uniting with Squirrel Nut Zippers to rage against the machine, in their own distinctive ways, when they tour together this spring. The two groups will play...

Feb 7, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Maxwell to Perform at the Women's March on Washington

Maxwell to Perform at the Women’s March on Washington

Maxwell is lending his voice to the latest women’s movement… The 43-year-old half-Puerto Rican R&B singer will perform at the Women’s March on Washington this weekend. Organizers of the event announced its performance lineup on...

Jan 19, 17 • PoliticsNo Comments »