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My Top Ten Latino Songs on Google Play Music

It has been some time since I compiled a list of my favorite Latino Songs so here is my latest playlist; keep in mind this only reflects my favorite songs at the moment and not any top ten list on the internet. If you would like to share a playlist please email us info@palantelatino.com. Here […]

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NJPAC Features Mexican-American folk musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez

Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, performs original, compelling songs from his two classic albums this upcoming May 8th at 8:00 PM at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Born in Detroit as Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, this Mexican-American folk musician and self-taught guitarist often sang of injustices in […]

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LCLAA Honors Fallen Workers on Workers’ Memorial Day

Dear LCLAA members, allies and friends, Each year on Workers Memorial Day, working people throughout the world pause to remember those who were hurt or killed on the job. We honor them, and redouble our our efforts to ensure no one should have to put their lives on the line to bring home a paycheck. […]

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W.H.E.E.L.S.’ Petition Against School Violence Pro Big Brother Big Sister

Students at Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) need our help in reaching their goal of 600 signatures (only 73 to go) on their petition to help stop school violence and become eligible for the Big Brother, Big Sister program. It’s free and takes just a few seconds of your time. Let’s do it familia! Stop […]

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Women’s History Month: Activist Carmen Delgado Votaw

Puerto Rico native Carmen Delgado Votaw is a renowned activist moved and inspired to action by Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 March on Washington. She is a leading voice of women’s rights and betterment of children, Latinos, and other minorities throughout the world. http://www.vfa.us Ms. Delgado-Votaw, among other achievements, is recognized as being one of the […]

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Afro Influences by Celia Cruz + Bodega Bamz = “Don Francisco”

Bodega Bamz, born in Spanish Harlem to a Dominican and Puerto Rican family whose real name is Nathaniel De La Rosa, may not be well known at the moment. But, steadily, he is claiming his spot in the urban music genre. His latest hit “Don Francisco” is the perfect fusion of Celia Cruz’s Yemaya (1998), hip-hop/rap and, […]

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José Campeche: One of Our Best Known Rococo Artists

Born on December 23, 1751 in San Juan, Puerto Rico,  José Campeche was the son of Tomás Campeche,  a slave who bought his freedom. Tomás  was a restorer and painter of religious statues thus influencing José at a very young age.  Campeche was also influenced by the exiled Spanish court painter Luis Parets Alcázar. Among some of his most notable work […]

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