Post Tagged with: "Latino"

A family from the Hudson Valley, where La Voz is based. (Photo by Felipe Santos via La Voz)

Opinion: ‘Latino’ or ‘Hispanic’?

Demographics, In the News, Latino, Opinion May 8, 2014 at 4:58 pm

A piece in La Voz looks at the difference between the two terms and the problems that can arise when using either of them.

Full-time mother Rosalín Vázquez says she would have preferred to have had the chance to alternate motherhood with work (Photo via El Diario).

Latinas Most Affected by the Pay Gap

Government, In the News, Latino, Women April 10, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Latinas are the most affected by the pay gap, an editorial and news coverage in El Diario/La Prensa notes.

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. (Photo by Kevdiaphoto, Creative Commons license)

Latino Group Cautions de Blasio Over Cabinet Diversity

A Latino organization expresses its discomfort at what it calls a “disturbing pattern” of “marginal inclusion” of Hispanics for top-level appointments in Bill de Blasio administration, reports Gotham Gazette.

From left to right, Maite Junco, Mireya Navarro, Blanca Rosa Vilchez and Carolina González at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Top Latina Journalists Tell Their Stories

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks December 5, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Panelists from leading media outlets discussed their careers at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.

JFK: Some Claim Him, Some Shun Him

JFK: Some Claim Him, Some Shun Him

Featured Posts, History, Media November 22, 2013 at 4:14 pm

President John F. Kennedy’s death was commemorated in the community and ethnic press in unique ways.

Latino fans celebrate after the Yankees make it to the World Series in 1996. (Photo via El Diario La Prensa)

El Diario Showcases 100 Years in Photos

Culture, In the News, Latino, Media September 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm

El Diario-La Prensa, New York’s oldest and largest Spanish-language daily newspaper, is celebrating its 100th anniversary by sharing its archives of photos in four different exhibits, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.

A promotional poster for Zookeeper. (Photo via Mott Haven Herald)

Movie to Confront Latino Homophobia

Bronx, Culture, Latino, LGBTQ September 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm

A South Bronx-based playwright and director is including community members in the production of his film, Zookeeper, which confronts homophobia in Latino communities, says a report in the Mott Haven Herald. The movie is based on his award-winning autobiographical play.

A giant screen displays a speaker addressing marchers at the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall in Washington DC on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I have a dream' speech. (Photo by Edward Kimmel via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

Latinos Also Dreamed with MLK

Black, History, Latino August 26, 2013 at 7:59 pm

While the 1963 March on Washington is often remembered as a rally of African American and white attendees, thousands among them were Hispanic including many Puerto Ricans from New York, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Muslim men, mainly Bangladeshis, observed the end of Ramadan, or Eid, in an East New York parking lot. (Photo by Abigail Savitch-Lew via Brooklyn Bureau)

Brooklyn’s Growing Bangladeshi Enclave

Brooklyn, Culture, Demographics, In the News, South Asian August 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm

The City Line area of East New York is fast becoming an enclave of the burgeoning Bangladeshi community, reports the Brooklyn Bureau. The area has undergone a rapid demographic change over the last decade.

A makeshift memorial for hate crime victim Mark Carson at 396 6th Ave. (Photo by Steve Guttman, Flickr Creative Commons License)

In Anti-Gay Killing, Jewish Lessons and a Family’s Denial

Crime, In the News May 21, 2013 at 11:40 pm

Coverage in the ethnic and community press about a gay murder in the Village includes an interview in El Diario-La Prensa with members of the suspect’s family denying he was driven by hatred of gays and the Jewish perspective from The Jewish Daily Forward.