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UPLIFTT | December 19, 2014

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Dear First Lady

July 11, 2014 |

Here is my issue with the assumption that Mrs. Obama is making about Latinos- it comes from my experience as a Latina being raised in this country:

As a Mexicana raised by a single-mother of four, education has been … Read More

White Boy Chicano by Michael Montenegro

July 1, 2014 |

White Boy Chicano

It’s an identity crisis

My parents are Mexican migrants, who stay busy all the time

Spanish is my first language, then almost losing it because of time

 My TV only showed Mexicans … Read More

A Realistic View: #HireALatinaHost

June 27, 2014 |

Recently, the world of Twitter and various entertainment message boards have been buzzing.  This week’s news reports are saying that ABC television will not be offering former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy a new contract for the fall season of the … Read More

#NotAllNerds But Yes Most Men

June 12, 2014 |

Since we’re still on the national debate of misogyny because a lunatic decided to take out his frustrations out on innocent people, here are a few things to consider:

1. You are more likely to be assaulted, raped, … Read More

Kenneth Castillo: Exclusive Interview

June 12, 2014 |

Kenneth Castillo is one of the most prolific, and perhaps underrated, Latino filmmakers at the moment. One of the things that I admire the most about him besides his portfolio is his sage-like bluntness when it comes to the … Read More

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