Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Bichir Named an Ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union

Bichir Named an Ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union

Demián Bichir’s new real-life role will put him in the middle of the immigration rights debate… The 50-year-old Mexican actor has been appointed an ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union to oversee immigration rights. Bichir said he...

Apr 7, 14 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Leto Pays Tribute to Those Who Died in Last Month's Ukrainian Revolution

Leto Pays Tribute to Those Who Died in Last Month’s Ukrainian Revolution

Jared Leto is raising awareness for the political crisis in the Ukraine… The 42-year-old part-Spanish American actor/rock star, who mentioned the plight of the people in the Ukraine in his Oscars acceptance speech, visited Kiev to pay his...

Mar 13, 14 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Rodriguez, J.Lo's Mom, Encourages Americans to Register for Universal Healthcare

Rodriguez, J.Lo’s Mom, Encourages Americans to Register for Universal Healthcare

Jennifer Lopez’s mother is part of a group of celebrity moms teaming up with the White House… Guadalupe Rodriguez, Adam Levine’s mom, Alicia Keys‘ mother, and Jonah Hill‘s mom have joined forces with the White House administration to urge...

Mar 11, 14 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Longoria Raises Awareness About the Plight of Farm Laborers with the Documentary

Longoria Raises Awareness About the Plight of Farm Laborers with the Documentary “Food Chains”

Eva Longoria is shining a spotlight on farm laborers in the United States… The Mexican American actress and former Desperate Housewives star is hoping to push the plight of farm laborers to the top of the U.S. policy agenda with the release of...

Feb 11, 14 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Calle 13 Releases Eye-Opening Video for New Single

Calle 13 Releases Eye-Opening Video for New Single “Multi_Viral”

Calle 13’s latest politically charged music video has gone “Multi_Viral)”… The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo has released the official music video for its activist song “Multi_Viral,” which features guitarist Tom Morello, vocals by...

Dec 14, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Bichir's New Series to Shine a Spotlight on U.S./Mexico Border Woes

Bichir’s New Series to Shine a Spotlight on U.S./Mexico Border Woes

Demián Bichir is hoping his new FX series will bridge the gap in understanding about life on the U.S./Mexico border. The 49-year-old Mexican actor says one of the aims of The Bridge, which was named one of the year’s most exciting new shows, is...

Jul 6, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Martin Urges Puerto Rican Lawmakers to Approve Bill to Prohibit Discrimination Due to Sexual Orientation

Martin Urges Puerto Rican Lawmakers to Approve Bill to Prohibit Discrimination Due to Sexual Orientation

Ricky Martin is urging leaders in his homeland to stop discrimination… This week, the 41-year-old Puerto Rican singer sent a letter to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives urging the legislative body to approve bill No. 238, which would...

May 25, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Bardem Joins the Kennedy Center's Speak Truth To Power Initiative,

Bardem Joins the Kennedy Center’s Speak Truth To Power Initiative,

Javier Bardem is encouraging students around the world to speak the truth. The 44-year-old actor has officially thrown his support behind the Robert F. Kennedy Center‘s Speak Truth To Power initiative, which is spearheaded by Kerry Kennedy....

Apr 18, 13 • Filantropía, PoliticsNo Comments »
Bush Makes Debut as a Political Candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference

Bush Makes Debut as a Political Candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference

George P. Bush has made what’s being called a “safe if rather unpolished debut” as a political candidate at the Texas Legislative Conference. The 36-year-old half-Mexican American attorney gave a keynote speech at the conference on Friday that...

Mar 23, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Obama Nominates Perez for U.S. Secretary of Labor Position

Obama Nominates Perez for U.S. Secretary of Labor Position

Tom Perez could play a pivotal role in the President Barack Obama efforts to raise the minimum wage and reform the country’s immigration laws. The 51-year-old Dominican-American politician, consumer advocate and civil right lawyer has been...

Mar 18, 13 • PoliticsNo Comments »