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Viernes Video: New Latino web series vows to only post second episode if 1,000 Likes are registered on Facebook

Viernes Video: New Latino web series vows to only post second episode if 1,000 Likes are registered on Facebook

LatinaLista — Boyle Heights has become synonymous as the cradle of the Latino community in Los Angeles. It’s also been the real-life set of numerous films and cable television shows (Real Women Have Curves and Resurrection Blvd.) Now, it has become the setting for a new web series titled, what else, Boyle Heights. Created by

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Video: A short introduction to Latin American Women Artists of 1915-1995

LatinaLista — Frida Kahlo is perhaps the most recognizable name among Latin American women artists who ever lived — but she is far from the only one. Rather than be seen as the definitive Latin American woman artist, a special exhibit in 1995 highlighted a range of such female artists spanning the years 1915-1995. “Latin American

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Intrn’l Video: A journey through Peru and Bolivia’s most treasured landmarks

LatinaLista — The South American countries of Peru and Bolivia are more than just neighbors. Along their shared border, stands many mystical and awe-inspriring places like Machu Picchu or Lake Titicaca — among a host of other sites to see and experience. Unfortunately, not everyone will have the opportunity to travel to see the sights

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Video: Veteran organizer Marshall Ganz shares his memories of working for social change with Cesar Chavez

LatinaLista — Economic inequality. Class inequality. Discrimination. Gender inequality. The list goes on and for veteran activist and organizer Marshall Ganz these issues are the focal points for social movements trying to effect meaningful social change. Sitting down with journalist Bill Moyers, Ganz shares his personal history of being an organizer, breaking down social movements

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Video: Do the Democrats have a lock on the Hispanic vote?

CBS News (LatinaLista Editor’s Note: The strength of the Latino electorate is an issue that has occupied the headlines since the 2012 presidential election and is only gaining momentum as both sides of the aisle appear to be coming together to compromise on issues of importance to Latino voters. Yet, the folks at CBS News

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Viernes Video: The cruel irony of celebrating Dia de los Muertos for families of the deceased undocumented

LatinaLista — Given the recent outcry as a result of Disney’s intention to trademark Dia de Los Muertos, the film, Flor de Muertos, sheds light on why Latinos reacted so strongly to Disney’s action. This 2011 film, described as part documentary and part concert film, examines the Mexican tradition of honoring the dead with elaborate

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