Florida’s “culture war” is targeting alleged “lewd” drag queen performances in front of children. The state has sought to revoke liquor licenses from venues that stage inappropriate drag performances. A new law would also impose tighter restrictions, including fines and jail time. (
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The documentary, 'The Boy from Medellín', uses archival footage to flesh out the journey of a young José from his days dreaming of making it big, up to his triumphant return to his hometown, culminating in a performance for a sold-out stadium of adoring fans cheering the global superstar now known as J Balvin.
Colombian singer and songwriter Camilo is part of a new generation of artists achieving mainstream success en español. His latest album '
Mis Manos' shows the U.S. and global audience is “crossing over” to Spanish-language music.
NBA legend Kobe Bryant had a close relationship with the Hispanic community in Los Angeles. Vanessa, his Mexican-American wife, inspired him to learn Spanish and fall in love with Mexican cuisine. Dulce Castellanos spoke with some fans and restaurant workers who served him.
Without a doubt, the Spanish language has had, and continues to have, enormous effects on everyday American life and culture. For most non-Hispanics, this means increased exposure to new words and expressions, new foods and flavors, and the increased presence of Latino recording artists and actors in the “mainstream” media.
In Maria’s home, there’s a recurring musical track played over and over with a melody incomparable to any Salsa, Merengue or Bachata song. It goes like this: Chchchchchchchchchch. It’s the harmonic rhythm of her 9 qt
. olla de presión.
Latino culture and Latino identity are best summarized in two words: unity and color. Through the many flags that represent them or the many shades of its people, Latino culture is based on diversity. If you ask a Latino how they define themselves, you might get a variety of answers based on their nationality, their race, what language ordialect they speak, but one identity remains the same: Latino.
Latinos in the United States are multicultural despite often being grouped into a homogenous cluster. Turning on a Latin radio station or going down the street to eat provides a different experience depending on which coast of the country you are in.
A group of fundamentalist religious leaders with ties to the White House expanded their ministries in Latin America and made deals with presidents with checkered records in Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras. Columbia Journalism Investigations (CJI), the Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP) also documented how these leaders influenced policies towards Israel.
La Policía de Salinas, una ciudad mayoritariamente latina en el norte de California, están llegando al corazón de la comunidad de una manera diferente, vistiendo uniformes que se asemejan al traje charro mexicano tradicional.
The new ‘Showtime’ crime drama - "City on a Hill" tackles some of today's most controversial topics. Actor Aldis Hodge is one of the stars of that series. In a sit-down interview with Miriam Arias, he spoke about his journey as a child actor and how his work is bringing issues of racism and corruption to light.
One award went to Jorge Ramos' new Facebook Watch show, 'Real America with Jorge Ramos,' for a piece on politicial repression in Nicaragua. The other two were for immigration coverage, including a raid on workers in the Iowa town of Postville, and the impact of the 'zero tolerance' policy on a traumatized Guatemalan girl who was separated from her family after crossing the U.S. border.
Fans across Latin America and the U.S. are paying tribute to actress and telenovel star Edith Gonzalez. She died Thursday after a three-year battle with cancer. Valeria Leon has more details from Mexico City.