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Viernes Video: New Latino web series scores exclusive showing on Hulu

Viernes Video: New Latino web series scores exclusive showing on Hulu

LatinaLista — The saying “when a door closes, somewhere a window opens” could be used to describe what some Latino filmmakers are doing in Hollywood these days. Rather than accept rejection from the major studios and networks who aren’t interested in carrying programs that appeal to Latino audiences, Latino filmmakers are creating their own windows

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Summer reading program for Latino children launches online

LatinaLista — To children, summer may mean vacation from going to school but to most parents it has never meant a vacation from learning. One of the easiest ways to continue learning throughout the summer has been through reading programs at the local public libraries. Unfortunately, due to those irritating cutbacks, a lot of libraries

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Only shrine in U.S. dedicated to patron saint of immigrants lies in the heart of anti-immigrant territory

By Juan Miret LatinaLista Saint Toribio Romo, patron saint of immigrants, arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma with no papers on May 21, 2008. “He did it like many other immigrants have done it before,” said Simón Navarro, president of the cultural organization Casas Guanajuato, as he was finishing last-minute details of the annual procession for the

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New documentary traces the role of missions in Texas in ‘Texas Before the Alamo’

LatinaLista — In 2012, the Obama administration nominated San Antonio’s The Alamo and four other Franciscan missions as a United Nations World Heritage Site. The Alamo, where a famous battle was fought between Texan irregulars and the Mexican Army in 1836, is the best known of five Franciscan missions constructed along the San Antonio River

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Indigenous Peoples From Around The World Go Digital During Proud To Be Indigenous Week

By Britnae Purdy First Peoples Worldwide Throughout the month of May, the internet has been flooded with people declaring that they are proud of their heritage, proud of their communities, proud of their language – and most of all, Proud to Be Indigenous! Proud to Be Indigenous, hosted by First Peoples Worldwide, is a multi-dimensional

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Video: Poet Martin Espada explains how poetry is the platform to share his life experiences and political convictions

LatinaLista — Hailed as “the Latino poet of his generation,” Martin Espada may shrug off the many accolades his poetic talent has garnered him over the years but this University of Massachusetts Amherst poetry professor would be the first to credit his writing as the platform where he defined his voice — and his civic

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