The Only Area Where Carson Lost Points With Me: Reproductive Rights The event had progressed wonderfully until the topic of reproductive rights came up and I held my breath to see what Carson would say. I expected and hoped to hear another sensible response from him only I hoped in vain. The truth is I […]Read more "Heal.Inspire.Revive. (Part II: On Ben Carson’s Stance Regarding Reproductiv Rights and My Verdict)"
Attend event to watch Dr. Ben Carson speak live. CHECK. Some people geek out over Taylor Swift, One Direction, Beyoncé, or Harry Potter. But for whatever reason, I geek out over Dr. Ben Carson and #ImNotEvenMad to admit this. I had the pleasure to attend an event hosted by The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco […]Read more "Heal.Inspire.Revive. (Part I: The Man, Issues, and #LatinosForBenCarson)"
Dear Jorge Ramos, For as long as I can remember mis papas y yo have tuned into Noticiero Univision to watch you deliver the news. How far back are we talking about? I’m talking all the way back when you had a full head of brown hair. Remember when you had brown hair?? Through the years […]Read more "Dear Jorge Ramos"
¡Sorpresa! Latinos have an opinion about something other than immigration! Feminism has experienced a resurgence for quite some time now. The face of feminism primarily portrayed in mainstream media is the white, hip, privileged, Hollywood female elite. We have Lena Dunham spearheading the feminist movement along with Taylor Swift, Emma Watson, Rashida Jones, Ellen Page, Angelina Jolie, […]Read more "Surprise! Latinos Have An Opinion About: Feminism"
Understanding that Latinos in the United States are both 100% American and 100% Latino is the secret to cracking Latino consumer psychology and the Latino vote. Understanding our cultural duality will enable you to enter our hearts, minds, wallets, and gain our unwavering support. However, because our community is SO diverse there are a few […]Read more "But How Can It Be That You are 100% American y 100% Latino At The Same Time?!"
Did you know the difference between Latino, Hispanic, and Spanish? If you are like the everyday Americans in the video then probably, no. But hat tip to Kat Lazo of Bustle and TheeKatsMeoww who settles the great debate once and for all with the video below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs2tdjzla8Y If there is anything Latinos hate is to […]Read more "Did You Know?"
In my previous post I touched on a couple of my frustrations regarding how the 47 million Latinos living in the United States legally lack representation in both the English and Spanish media. This lack of representation leads to being lumped into the illegal immigrant category and ultimately forgotten for the most part. I made […]Read more "The Invisible 47 Million People Part II"