Originally born in Miami, Wilmer Valderrama moved to his father’s native country of Venezuela when he was just three years old. During this time, he also visited his mother’s home country of Colombia. At the age of 14, he returned to the U.S. to fulfill his father’s wish of getting a “proper” education. Continue reading Wilmer Valderrama Is Proud of His Roots — And He Wants Young Latinos to Be as Well
Latino members of Congress are pushing for a U.S. Army base to be named after a Latino military hero and for a greater recognition of the role of Hispanics in the nation’s defense. Continue reading Latino Democrats push for Hispanic recognition in military base Renamings
BY TONI GONZALES
They call themselves “Las Tres Mosqueteras (The Three Musketeers),” and they certainly live up to their nickname being on the frontline of fighting against the spread of the Coronavirus.
Continue reading These 3 Latinas Scientists Are at the Forefront of Fighting Against the Spread of COVID-19
Social organization Hispanics in Wine was founded with the aim of promoting equality and diversity and helping Latinx professionals advance in the wine industry. Founded in September 2020, it consists of a social media space and website which serve as a digital platform for insight into opportunities and resources for members of the community.
At first blush, the word Latinx –the gender-neutral, non binary term used to describe the nation’s diverse Hispanic population– seems ubiquitous.
By Brittany Valentine for Al Dia News
To commemorate the upcoming Inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration, the Hispanic Federation has brought together more than 50 Latino organizations to support the historic event.
By Raul A. Reyes for NBC News
2020 has been a year marked by grief and loss, but it is in the spirit of remembrance, not sadness, that we highlight the lives of several Latinos we said goodbye to this year. From Hollywood to Washington, from academia to the armed forces, these are just a few of our “familia” who enriched our communities, our lives and our nation before leaving us.
Depending on which corners of the internet you inhabit, you might have come across the term “Latinx.”
How a former white enclave became an aspirational suburb for Latinos in Los Angeles.