Krysta Rodriguez Interview
EXCLUSIVE: 'First Date' Broadway Star Krysta Rodriguez on Romance & Show Business
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. 


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Movie Theater Audience
Hispanics Still Underrepresented in Hollywood Movies
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.


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Fall 2013 Baby Name Predictions Show "Hispanic is Definitely In"
Baby Name Site Claims "Hispanic is Definitely In" For Fall 2013
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.


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Study Says Hispanics & Blacks More Hopeful About Economic Future
Study Says Hispanics & Blacks More Hopeful About Economic Future
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.


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
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.


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New Poll Reveals Hispanic-Black Relations Are the Worst
New Poll Reveals Hispanic-Black Relations Are the Worst
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.


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Canyon High School Seniores and Senoritas
Offensive High School Senior Events Canceled After Three Years
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.


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Critical Mass: Latino Youth in California & New Mexico Outnumber Peers
Critical Mass: Latino Youth in California & New Mexico Outnumber Peers
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


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Charlie Sheen
The True Identity of Charlie Sheen: Tracing The Roots of The Estevez Family
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.


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Racist Texan Incites Outrage Over "Hispanics Keep Out" Sign
By Christine Estevez | 07/28/2009 - 12:37

A "Hispanics Keep Out" sign has proudly been displayed on the front of a home in Azle, Texas, for the last several months. It has caused tension in the neighborhood, with many residents expressing a desire to see it taken down. The mayor of Azle also spoke out against the sign, assuring residents that it is not a view shared by most in the town.


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