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UPLIFTT | October 20, 2014

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#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

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