John Leguizamo has always made big career moves as one of his generation’s most iconic Latino actors. Now he’s making a play for more representation in Hollywood in his directorial debut, “Critical Thinking.” The movie is based on the true story of a group of Black and Latino students who fight against stereotypes to compete in the 1998 National Chess Championship.
UNC tried to restart in-person classes but ended up getting schooled in Covid-19. Now, other universities are making the same mistakes. Will college campuses become the new hotspots for Coronavirus’ next act?
A record 32 million Latinos are eligible to vote in November, and 62% of them, nearly two in three, identify with the Democratic Party. What is the GOP doing to reach Latino voters? And what do Latino voters want from the Republican Party? We discussed these issues and more with four Latino Republicans earlier this week.
Women are and have been at the forefront of politics as legislators and activists. Although they are redefining American politics, the country has yet to elect a female to lead the nation. Is the U.S. a machista country?
Love, Life & The Virus is a documentary that tells the story of a new mother battling the coronavirus and the struggle to finally be reunited with her family. Hear how the family trusted director Oscar Guerra with their story and watch the emotional reunion once the family had recovered from the virus.
Sean Monterrosa’s last text message to his sisters was a petition for George Floyd. Less than an hour later, the 22-year-old was shot dead by police in Vallejo, California. Sean was unarmed. Now, Black and brown communities are rallying together for him and other Latino victims of police brutality.
Army Specialist Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance and brutal murder in Fort Hood, Texas sparked the #IAmVanessaGuillen movement. It’s been called the military’s own #MeToo. The Guillén family and advocates have now taken Vanessa’s story to the U.S. capital in search of reform to help other active service members experiencing sexual assault and harassment.
With the popularity of Netflix’s Tiger King, the issue of captive tigers has reignited a global push for conservation efforts #internationaltigerday #globaltigerday
Thousands of Venezuelans and Nicaraguans are stuck on foreign soil. They’ve run out of money and food. And their governments won’t let them return home.
Even during a pandemic, environmental activists are pushing for action on the climate crisis.