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  • Los Angeles Oct 19, 2019

    ’The Casagrandes’ Extols Mexican American Life Via Animation

    “The Casagrandes,” Nickelodeon’s new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survive a big city, is one of the first cartoons in the U.S. to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family. The long-awaited spin-off from the network’s popular animation series, “The Loud House,” premiered Monday and comes as more networks are taking chances on Latino-themed shows....

  • Trump Jul 30, 2019

    Former Cheesecake Factory Worker Sues After Alleged Discrimination of Latino Workers

    A former longtime Cheesecake Factory server is suing the Calabasas-based restaurant chain, alleging she was fired in April for complaining that a manager made disparaging comments about Latino kitchen workers that wove in remarks about President Trump’s border wall.

  • Los Angeles Mar 23, 2019

    Indigenous Woman Will Run LA Marathon in Traditional Clothing and Huaraches

    Sunday will be the 34th Marathon of Los Angeles, and this year will have a different touch, since a woman of Mayan origin will run in a very special way.

  • Starbucks May 17, 2018

    Hispanic Customer Given Starbucks Order With Racial Slur Written on Cup

    Just two weeks before Starbucks was set to close thousands of locations for “racial-bias education,” for its employees, it is once again facing scrutiny after a barista at its La Cañada location targeted a Hispanic customer with a racial slur.

  • United States Dec 26, 2017

    The ‘Despacito’ Effect: The Year Latino Music Broke the Charts

    Both the Spanglish “Despacito,” by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, and “Mi Gente,” by Colombian-born J Balvin and French artist Willy Williams in full-on español, brought into clear view this year Latino artists’ rising influence in the American and music scene, NBC News reported. This year marks only the third time that Spanish-language songs have hit #1...

  • NBC Dec 12, 2017

    Why Our Lady of Guadalupe Is Celebrated Across the US

    The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe, is celebrated on Dec. 12. For Mexicans and Mexican-Americans as well as other Latinos, Our Lady of Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of devotion, identity and patriotism. Her image inspires artists, activists, feminists and the faithful, NBC News reported. “In Christianity, for us, Our Lady...

  • artist Jul 19, 2017

    ‘Despacito’ Sets Record for Most Streamed Song of All Time

    “Despacito” has become the most streamed track of all time with more than 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms. Universal Music Latin Entertainment announced Tuesday the song by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and the accompanying remix featuring pop star Justin Bieber had surpassed the previous record holder — Bieber’s 2015 hit song “Sorry,” which has 4.38...

  • head Jul 9, 2017

    Daddy Yankee Is 1st Latin Artist to Hit #1 on Spotify

    Singer Daddy Yankee ousted Ed Sheeran from the No. 1 spot on Spotify to become the first Latino artist to lead the music platform....
    The Puerto Rican superstar of reggaeton has hits that include “Gasolina,” ”Shaky Shaky” and “Despacito,” a song co-written with Luis Fonsi. He’s surpassed 44,735,586 monthly listeners to reach the first global spot, Spotify announced Sunday in an...

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