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Video: Empowering people with a simple tool to search, compare and be inspired by constitutions the world over

Video: Empowering people with a simple tool to search, compare and be inspired by constitutions the world over

LatinaLista — National constitutions are supposed to provide a sustainable structure for politics, yet only half live more than 19 years. It’s a sobering statistic that reinforced in University of Texas’ constitution scholar, Zachary Elkins, the resolve to provide constitution writers, the world over, a reliable resource of information when (re)-crafting their respective constitutions. That reliable


Viernes Video: Spanish Harlem setting for film short exploring challenges of young visually impaired aspiring photographer

LatinaLista — For Sonia Malfa, a self-taught filmmaker in New York City, inspiration for her latest film project, Close Your Eyes, opened her own eyes to a world she willingly admits ignorance of — the visually impaired. The short, one of 60 entries selected out of over 2,000 submissions at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival,


Video: Cyber-visitors get sneak peek at new Latino art exhibit opening at Smithsonian American Art Museum

LatinaLista — For all the talk — and debate — over the Latino/Hispanic identity, a question that begs to be asked is: When did the concept of a collective Latino identity emerge? It’s a question answered in the newest exhibit at Washington’s Smithsonian American Art Museum, titled Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art.


Intrn’l Video: Full-length NOVA documentary about Machu Pichuu highlights the existence of new discoveries

LatinaLista — Among the many intriguing archeological sites around the world, the ones that stir the most interest among Latina Lista readers are those that can be found in the Americas. From Mexico and Guatemala to Peru, the remnants of what the Aztec, Mayan, Incan and countless unknown civilizations left behind throughout South America stir


Video: Think you don’t make enough dinero? New film confirms it with big wake-up call!

LatinaLista — “The U.S. is nearly the most wealth-unequal country in the entire world.” “A single top income could buy housing for every homeless person in the U.S.” “The poorest 47 percent of Americans have no wealth.” “The 400 wealthiest Americans own as much wealth as 80 million families.” The preceding statements reflect a reality


Viernes Video: One son’s tribute to his mother’s legacy of taking a stand against a “Stolen Education”

LatinaLista — The old saying — “history is written by the victors” — is never more true than when it comes to Latino U.S. history. Unless an egregious incident involving Latinos reached a U.S. court, chances are no one heard about it. Sometimes not even a victory in court was enough to warrant a historical