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UPLIFTT | August 27, 2016

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Kenneth Castillo & Marigold The Matador

July 31, 2015 |

One of the most prolific Latino indie filmmakers is at it again. Kenneth Castillo is working on his 7th feature film, Marigold the Matador. As avid fans of kenneth’s body of work, we decided to dig a little deeper and ask him … Read More

@BernieSanders para Presidente: 10 Razones por las que les Conviene a los Hispanos

July 10, 2015 |

Hola pueblo.

Muy pronto vienen las primarias presidenciales y como son gran aportadores de este país, permítanme decirle que candidato les conviene más a usted, a sus hijos, y a sus padres.

El senador Bernie Sanders…

1.) Le quiere … Read More

Dear future President of the United States, Senator @BernieSanders:

July 4, 2015 |

Saturday, 4, 2015

First, I would like to congratulate you for your recent strides with the American people. You are a breath of fresh air in a sea of mediocrity. Thank you for always being morally consistent and for putting … Read More

Remember the Loizazo: Racial Violence and Police Brutality Against Afro-Puerto Ricans  

June 18, 2015 |

By William Garcia

Señor policía recuerde lo de Loiza

Hablo del Cumpleaños convertido en noticia

No se hagan los locos muchos menos asombrado

Porque eso yo lo llamo un criminal uniformado

The Error of Blaming The #Latino Community for Celebrities’ Flops

June 12, 2015 |

I’ve always wondered why certain celebrities say that Latinos aren’t united and don’t support each other. Especially when it comes to Hollywood.

You can’t conflate entertainment with charity or support. It’s disingenuous to blame the community for our flopped ventures. … Read More

Why So Mad? White Puerto Rican Migration and the Effacement of Blackness: Part II

April 14, 2015 | 6

By William Garcia

This piece attempts to respond to the publication of my first article “White Puerto Rican Migration and the Effacement of Blackness.” With the support of UPLIFTT the piece caused a pandemonium and resulted with a lot of … Read More