Marysol Castro, Mets’ first female PA announcer and MLB’s first Latina, hits it out of the park

Marysol Castro remembers a hot and humid summer day between third and fourth grades. She was playing stickball with her brothers and neighbors in her native Bronx, New York, and she remembers some boys looking at her with disdain when she hit her first home run. Continue reading Marysol Castro, Mets’ first female PA announcer and MLB’s first Latina, hits it out of the park

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We Are Not Alone

By Kate Rahbari

Even if my high school self could teleport to the future to witness my accomplishments with my own eyes, I would still deny what I see today. I am one of only a handful of Native Americans in medical school, and I am in my third year of a dual MD-PhD program. For many, these are marks of hard work and success. But for me, they are marks of luck and circumstance.
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These Are the Latinos Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Pictures This Year

When it comes to the Oscars, we know it’s just an honor to be nominated. But we should also remember that getting invited to be part of the Academy is as rare and welcome an honor. Continuing its mission to shake up the near 100-year-old organization, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences added 928 new members from 59 countries this year. Continue reading These Are the Latinos Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Pictures This Year

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Gloria Estefan will play Rita Moreno’s feisty sister in Season 3 of ‘One Day at a Time’

Estefan will play the baby sister and archnemesis to the show’s grandmother, Lydia, played by the legendary Rita Moreno.

Fans of the Netflix show “One Day at a Time” will have even more to look forward to in Season 3 — renowned singer, songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan announced on Instagram that she will be guest starring in the show.
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