Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Sylvia Garcia & Veronica Escobar Become Texas' First Latinas in the U.S. Congress

Sylvia Garcia & Veronica Escobar Become Texas’ First Latinas in the U.S. Congress

Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar are making history… The Texas politicians will be the Lone Star State’s first Hispanic women in the U.S. Congress, with Democrats in Houston and El Paso both earning that trailblazing distinction during the...

Nov 7, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Becomes Youngest-Ever U.S. Congresswoman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Becomes Youngest-Ever U.S. Congresswoman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bringing some young blood to U.S. Congress… The 29-year-old Puerto Rican politician and New York Democratic congressional nominee has won her general election race soundly, becoming the youngest woman ever in Congress....

Nov 7, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Caetano Veloso Pens New York Times Op-Ed on the Possible Breakdown of Democracy in Brazil

Caetano Veloso Pens New York Times Op-Ed on the Possible Breakdown of Democracy in Brazil

Caetano Veloso is speaking out about the political turmoil in his beloved Brazil… The 76-year-old Brazilian musician and political activist has published an op-ed in the New York Times about the possible breakdown of democracy his home country...

Oct 26, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams Up with Frankie Negrón for Latinx Voter Mobilization Coalition 'Respeta Mi Gente'

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams Up with Frankie Negrón for Latinx Voter Mobilization Coalition ‘Respeta Mi Gente’

Lin-Manuel Miranda is doing his part to get out the vote… The 38-year-old Puerto Rican composer, lyricist, playwright, rapper, and actor, best known for creating and starring in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals In the Heights and...

Oct 25, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Cardi B Gets Out the Vote During Global Citizen Festival 

Cardi B Gets Out the Vote During Global Citizen Festival 

Cardi B is rappin’ out the vote… The 25-year-old half-Dominican American singer delivered an impassioned social message during her performance at the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday (Sept. 29) at New York’s Central Park. Cardi B used...

Sep 29, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Mon Laferte to Perform at the Immigrant Rights-Themed “Selena for Sanctuary” Concert

Mon Laferte to Perform at the Immigrant Rights-Themed “Selena for Sanctuary” Concert

Mon Laferte is taking on the music of a legend… And it’s all for a good cause. The 35-year-old Chilean singer-songwriter will perform at “Selena for Sanctuary,” a free concert that’s part of the summer festival Lincoln Center Out of...

Jul 26, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Handily Defeats 10-Term Incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Handily Defeats 10-Term Incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York Primary

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has pulled up a major political upset… and will most likely become the youngest woman in the U.S. Congress. The 28-year-old Latina activist and member of the Democratic Socialists of America ousted 10-term incumbent Rep....

Jun 27, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Demi Lovato to Join School Shooting Survivors at

Demi Lovato to Join School Shooting Survivors at “March for Our Lives” in Washington, DC

Demi Lovato is heading to Washington, DC next week to help shine a light on the issue of gun violence… The 25-year-old part-Mexican American singer/actress will join survivors of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

Mar 17, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
Monica Ramirez to Speak at This Year's Makers Conference

Monica Ramirez to Speak at This Year’s Makers Conference

Monica Ramirez is Maker-ing a difference… The Latina activist will take part in this week’s Makers Conference, a three-day event that seeks to underscore the stories of trailblazing women. Ramirez, the co-founder of Alianza Nacional de...

Feb 3, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »
John Leguizamo to Take Part in The People's State of the Union

John Leguizamo to Take Part in The People’s State of the Union

John Leguizamo is heading to State… The 53-year-old Colombian actor/comedian will take part in what’s being dubbed as The People’s State of the Union. Taking place a day before U.S. President Donald Trump deliverers his State of the Union...

Jan 26, 18 • PoliticsNo Comments »