Inspiring Latina: 'Sesame Street' Icon & Author Sonia Manzano
Inspiring Latina: 'Sesame Street's' Sonia Manzano On Being A Latina Role Model
By Cristina Arreola | 12/01/2015 - 14:53

"I grew up in the '50s when there were absolutely no people of color on television and in books. I was raised on Dick and Jane books, which was the story of little blonde people in the suburbs. I think it took a toll on me, because I felt invincible and I wondered how I was going to contribute to a society that didn’t see me.  What job was I going to have? Where was I going to fit in?"


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TK Latino Authors Share Their Best Writing Advice For National Novel Writing Month
8 Latino Authors Share Their Best Writing Advice For National Novel Writing Month
By Cristina Arreola | 11/19/2015 - 09:07

November marks National Novel Writing Month, a call-to-action that challenges aspiring writers to pen a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Are you taking the NaNoWriMo plunge?


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WATCH: Sonia Manzano on 'Sesame Street's HBO Move & New Book 'Becoming Maria'
Sonia Manzano Explains How She Really Feels About 'Sesame Street's' HBO Move
By Jesus Trivino | 08/25/2015 - 17:05

Sesame Street won't be the same without Maria!


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Luis, Mando and Maria on Sesame Street
10 Latino Characters Who Made Their Way to Sesame Street
By Kamren Curiel | 09/01/2013 - 12:00

There's a new non-felt resident on Sesame Street -- and he's Latino! After a nine-month search for a bilingual performer, 26-year-old Puerto Rico native Ismael Cruz Cordova will portray Mando, a tech-savvy writer. He makes his debut on the show's 44th season, which will focus on Latino culture. Here's a chronological look at the prominent Latino characters who have helped make sunny days A-OK:


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