The video is from Profetas a revolutionary tropical hip-hop duo formed by the African female voice of Antombo Langangui and the Colombian MC Pablo Fortaleza. Continue reading
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The Hispanic Society of America
October 5th 2010 Gala
In the presence of HRH The Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
On Tuesday, October 5, 2010, The Hispanic Society of America will hold its annual Gala at the emblematic 583 Park Avenue in New York City . Continue reading
Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood Issue has always been on the cutting edge of what’s next or what’s hot in Tinsel Town. The 2010 edition, boldly titled “A New Decade, A New Hollywood,” hits newsstands Feb. 9. But there is already an uproar brewing about the issue’s cover. Outlets such as USA Today , E! Online, Huffington Post, and others are taking the magazine to task for a cover that features only white women. This is the second time this year that Vanity Fair finds itself in hot water for its very narrow — and white — view of reality.
I hate to tell Vanity Fair this, but nothing about the cover is in line with current trends, or at all an accurate portrayal of the next decade of talent, or even Hollywood’s current makeup. Not one mixed person, tan person or Asian person? No one from Bollywood? No one from Latin America? I thought the cover reflected more of an “Old Hollywood” throwback issue. In the 15 years of the Hollywood Issue, never has there been one that has been so one dimensional, or covered such a narrow scope.
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Diana Benitez, second from left, whispers secrets to Ashley Thomas as the two East Harlem second graders waited for the Three Kings Parade to begin in the Spanish Harlem neighborhood of New York Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005. Hundreds of kids and kings paraded despite frigid temperatures and constant drizzle in honor of one of Latin America’s most important holiday events. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) .
If you think the holiday shopping season is over, you’re wrong.
A growing number of retailers are promoting the Hispanic tradition of celebrating Three Kings Day every Jan. 6 as a way to extend the buying season past Christmas and connect with Hispanic customers. Continue reading