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Video: Latino folk tales’ illustrations serve as centerpiece for unique art exhibit

Video: Latino folk tales’ illustrations serve as centerpiece for unique art exhibit

LatinaLista — Mexican storytelling and art have never been independent of one another. One genre that has long illustrated this symbiotic relationship is children’s literature. Last year, at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum at Saginaw Valley State College in Saginaw, Michigan there was a special exhibit highlighting Latino folk tales. In the 65-piece exhibit,

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One on One: Roberto Sanchez’s long journey from the streets of Little Havana to Hollywood

By Eliana Alcaraz Esparza LatinaLista (LL Editor’s Note: Article originally appeared on Herald de Paris) HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) – In the fall of 2002, while working as an armed officer for the Miami Metro System, Roberto Sanchez received a serendipitous phone call that would forever change his life. Only moments earlier, he had encountered

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10 ways to honor the sacrifices of U.S. soldiers this Memorial Day weekend at national parks

By Rocío Lower National Park Foundation On the last Monday of May, our nation will come together to observe Memorial Day and honor the men and women who gave their lives in service of our country. Throughout the National Park System, many sites will hold events in memoriam of the greatest sacrifice made by these

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Student Guest Voz: Hispanics – The Forgotten Class in Civil Rights History

LatinaLista — Nicholas D. Dauphine, a senior at Johnson High School in Austin, Texas won first place in the LBJ Library “Civil Rights Today” Essay Contest. Dauphine was honored on April 8 at the LBJ Civil Rights Summit awards ceremony in Austin, for his prize-winning essay entitled “Hispanics – The Forgotten Class in Civil Rights

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Mariachi music continues to grow in popularity and acceptance

LatinaLista — The popularity of mariachi music is on its way to becoming as ingrained in the U.S. social fabric as salsa and Cinco de Mayo. In fact, the popularity of this iconic musical Mexican export extends beyond the traditional appearance at — Mexican American weddings, Quinceañeras, Las Mañanitas serenades, Cinco de Mayo celebrations and

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Intrn’l Video: Documentary highlights unique relay spanning two countries devoted to Our Lady of Guadalupe

LatinaLista — Where did La Virgin de Guadalupe originate? Why is she such an iconic symbol for Mexicans wherever they live? These are just two questions that don’t concern too many people of devout faith. But for those who are curious as to how the devotion to one of the most recognizable versions of Our

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