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UPLIFTT | September 20, 2014

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Alec Baldwin vs. the Hispanic Society

June 2, 2014 |

Alec Baldwin sure is something else, isn’t he? The man’s antics are perfect examples of what a famous white actor can get away with. He benefits from a degree of privilege that is not afforded to us regular folks, or … Read More

Why Latino Networks and Publications Are Tanking

June 2, 2014 |

To network executives: See the error in your ways. There are many and they’re costing you millions.

Example A:

Executives of the Atlanta-based cable network made it clear why it closed: “CNN Latino was not able to fulfill our business … Read More

Being Latino Is Not a Crutch

June 2, 2014 |

I’ll tell you what happens to a person of color once he/she “makes it.” They fall victims to the myth of meritocracy. Once they’re knighted kings and queens of the universe, they think they made it solely on their hard work, talent and intelligence. … Read More

The Price of Privilege

June 2, 2014 |

There is a phase of growth in which our brains aren’t fully developed to grasp certain things. The peekaboo effect, for instance. We all know that children think we’ve disappeared and appeared when we play with them. The same goes … Read More

Not a Big Fan of My Brother’s Keeper

June 2, 2014 |

First, let me start off by stating that I am a supporter of the President. Second, the President should not be exempt from scrutiny and criticism. To the contrary, he took those reins. It comes with the gig.

Chastising young … Read More

Opinion: Stephen Colbert Is Welcome, But Would It Have Killed Them To Have A Latino?

June 2, 2014 |

I must admit to not being a huge fan of Stephen Colbert and even though I found myself agreeing with his detractors when he was embroiled in the Suey Park controversy, I’m glad he’ll be succeeding David Letterman on “The … Read More