“I saw the possibilities of things that I could have never imagined without reading,” Sotomayor, the first Latina Justice to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, said. Continue reading The key to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s successful journey? It’s books
Hernandez will be the newest doll in Mattel’s Barbie “Shero” line. Continue reading Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Is Getting Her Very Own Barbie
With Independence Day just having passed, many reflected about how the holiday – alongside Memorial and Veterans Day – seems to solely focus on Anglo-Americans who lived and fought to make the country what it is. Continue reading Wilmer Valderrama Set to Produce Series About Mexican-American WWII Heroes
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
Netflix has greenlit another international series. Continue reading Netflix Orders Mexican Drama Series ‘Monarca’ From Salma Hayek
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
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.
Continue reading Gloria Estefan will play Rita Moreno’s feisty sister in Season 3 of ‘One Day at a Time’
This year, the ‘Jane the Virgin’ star decided to put her allotted FYC spend from CBS TV Studios toward paying for the education of an undocumented high school student. Continue reading Gina Rodriguez Funds College Scholarship for Latinx Student With Emmy Money
Back in 2016, director Deborah S. Esquenazi’s documentary Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four documented the case of four Latina lesbians put on trial for assaulting two young girls. Continue reading Latina Director Launches Production Company to Tell Stories About Queer Women of Color
A legendary football stadium, symbol of pride for Mexican fans, a gathering ground every fortnight for all walks of life: this is Estadio Azteca. A behemoth that will play host to an unprecedented third World Cup in 2026. Over the past 50 years it has been home to some of the greatest national and global sporting events. Continue reading Estadio Azteca: The only stadium to have three World Cups now Mexico will co-host 2026