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Looks like children’s book publishers need longer time-out to improve diversity in titles

Looks like children’s book publishers need longer time-out to improve diversity in titles

LatinaLista — In 1994, the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison began to keep track of the diversity in children’s literature. The cooperative didn’t just want to know how many books were authored by American Indians, Asian/Pacifics and Asian/Pacific Americans, and Latinos but how many children’s books

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Viernes Video: Aspiring Colombian filmmaker mixes zombies and westerns to create an unique horror short

LatinaLista — What does a zombie, whiskey and an outlaw have in common? They are the main characters of a new short film by aspiring, and recent California State University Fullerton graduate, Colombian filmmaker Carlos Cortes. The action-horror short, Rex, is about a zombie named Rex and his vigilante friend The Shadow. Though Rex is

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Video: Carlos Santana and Larry King – one-on-one

LatinaLista — Carlos Santana is more than just a Latino musical icon. Over the years, this talented guitarist has used his “stage” to promote literacy, expose discrimination, support up-and-coming Latino/a artists and given a voice to those who suffer without one. Never afraid to speak his mind, this 2013 Kennedy Center Award honoree was one

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Peru’s pre-Inca artifacts already on display in Texas, U.S.

Andina The city of Irving in Texas, United States, is currently hosting the magnificent travelling exhibition “Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed,” that features Peru’s pre-Inca masterpieces. The opening ceremony, held on 2 October, was chaired by the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States Harold Forsyth, who expressed his satisfaction and appreciation to the National Geographic

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