Posts tagged "history"

We're Americanos: Share your Latino story

We're Americanos: Share your Latino story
Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. I suggest we celebrate by sharing our own stories and the contributions Latinos have made in the U.S. Let’s not let certain politicians demonize us. Let’s not let them popularize the narrative that we are “criminals and rapists.” So I’ve created a Twitter account @wereamericanos and I’m... Read more »

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz wed and Spain wins the World Cup. But you won't find me waving the Spanish flag and cheering !Ole!

I have a love-hate relationship with Spain. Cruz and Bardem starred together in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” I love Spanish actors like Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and you may have heard that they recently tied the knot. They are one beautiful, talented Oscar-winning couple. I love Penelope in all of the films by one of... Read more »

Why is Eva Longoria Parker proud of Henry Louis Gates?

Actress Eva Longoria Parker had nothing but praise for the work Henry Louis Gates Jr. has done in tracing the ancestry of African-Americans. Now the Harvard professor who has been in recent headlines is going to include Latinos and other ethnic groups in a new PBS series called Faces of America, Longoria said during the... Read more »