By Cristina Arreola | 08/21/2015 - 15:22
The debate over the labels "Hispanic" and "Latino" has raged for decades. What's the difference? Is there a difference? Can't I just call everyone who speaks Spanish "Mexican"?
By Irina Gonzalez | 11/22/2013 - 14:16
Broadway and TV star Krysta Rodriguez is currently lighting up the Great White Way with Broadway's musical comedy First Date. After a stint in NBC's Smash as Ana Vargas, Krysta plays jaded dater Casey who agrees to be set up with Zachary Levi's nice guy Aaron.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/01/2013 - 10:28
USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism released a study this week showing that characters in films still don't quite mirror their audiences.
By Latina Staff | 10/08/2013 - 14:00
Belly Ballot, a website that tracks pregnant couples baby name choices in real-time, released a news release today titled, Yes Way, Jose! Fall 2013 Baby Name Predictions…Hispanic is Caliente. According to the release, more parents are giving their children Hispanic-sounding names. Yes, we're talking first names.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/02/2013 - 09:45
Over recent years, Americans have grown very pessimistic about the economy and their future. But based on a new study, Hispanics and blacks seem to have a more optimistic perspective.
According to NBC Latino, Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race. Whites are less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19
A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 14:56
A Gallup poll -- titled "Americans Rate Racial and Ethnic Relations in U.S. Positively: View black-Hispanic relations least positively" -- released on Wednesday revealed that relations between Hispanics and blacks received the lowest score.
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2012 - 10:01
A Southern California school has canceled senior week events after many of the events were deemed offensive and demeaning to Hispanics. The events -- called the "Seniores" and "Senoritas" events -- have been held for the past three years at Canyon High School and were approved by campus adminstrators, according to school district officials.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2011 - 13:35
For the first time in national history, Latino youth are the majority among their peers in California and New Mexico, CNN.com reports. The finding is based on census data released earlier this year. White children are now minorities in Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Maryland and Hawaii according to a data analysis by William Frey, an internationally recognized demo
By Erika Ramirez | 02/28/2011 - 17:07
Until this past weekend, you probably didn’t know that Charlie Sheen’s birth name is Carlos Irwin Estevez. That’s because, to our knowledge, it’s the first time he has personally mentioned his birth name to the media.