These Chicago Students are Trying to Fund Scholarships for Undocumented Kids
These Chicago Students Funded a $50,000 Scholarship for Undocumented Youth
By Raquel Reichard | 02/11/2016 - 12:08

“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world,” Margaret Mead once said, and a group of Latino students at Loyola University is bringing proof to the qu

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Meet the 22-Year-Old Latina Harvard is Calling the Next Einstein
Meet the 22-Year-Old Latina Harvard University is Calling the Next Einstein
By Raquel Reichard | 01/22/2016 - 11:29

What would Albert Einstein look like in the year 2016?

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When Latinas Let you Down: The Bahavior of Chicago’s Head Prosecutor, Anita Alvarez
When Latinas Let you Down: Why Chicago’s Head Prosecutor Anita Alvarez Must Go
By Raquel Reichard | 01/08/2016 - 17:12

It took Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez more than a year to press murder and misconduct charges against the white police officer who shot and killed African American teenager

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Que?! Chicago Grandmother Arrested for Using a Power Saw to Cut Baby's Throat
Que?! Chicago Grandmother Arrested for Using a Power Saw to Cut Baby's Throat
By Nichole Fratangelo | 03/11/2015 - 10:24

A 52-year-old woman was taken into custody Monday morning in Chicago after slashing her 7-month-old granddaughter's neck with a circular saw.

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AImee Garcia and Michael Pena
Chi-Town: 15 Latino Celebrities From Chicago
By Cristina Arreola | 01/11/2015 - 10:00

Halfway between Los Angeles, California and New York City, lies the lively midwest city of Chicago, Illinois.

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25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in Chicago
25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in (And Near) Chicago
By Yanira Garza | 07/10/2014 - 12:30

It is not until you travel to another city, that you realize that growing up in Chicago (pronounced SheCAAAAgo) may be a bit different than the rest of the U.S.

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7 Shows Set in Latino Hotspots
7 Shows Set in Latino Hotspots
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 14:42

While Latinos and Latinas have certainly been undercast on TV shows for decades, culturally-vibrant Hispanic cities around the United States have served as the backdrop for some amazing shows recently. Here are 7 that center around a Latino hotspot: 

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Lilia Martinez and husband with check from the Illinois Lottery
Chicago Latina Wins Lottery!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/31/2013 - 09:24

When Chicago resident Lilia Martinez walked into her local grocery store to buy a $1 lottery ticket, she never expected the great news that would soon be headed her way.

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Broadway singer and actress Bianca Marroquin
Introducing Broadway Actress & Singer Bianca Marroquin
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 18:00

Bianca Marroquin has definitely earned the title, “trailblazer.” From being the first Latina to crossover from a local production to Broadway, to becoming the star of the new Spanish-version of Mary Poppins, she’s certainly making her mark in show business. We caught up with her to talk musicals, acting and how being a Latina has played a role in her life. 

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got interested musical theater? 

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America Ferrera to Debut on Broadway!
America Ferrera to Star in 'Chicago'
By Amaris Castillo | 10/11/2011 - 09:49

We will soon see our cover girl America Ferrera on a Broadway stage! Pop Watch is reporting that the Honduran-American actress is set to join the cast of Chicago next month.

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