Archive | August, 2011
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Before and After Hollywood: Latino Stereotypes Will Always Exist

By Efrain Nieves Many Colombians are upset over the movie Colombiana. In an article in Univision Carlos Macias, the President of PorColombia states, “We’re very disappointed that Hollywood is using the Colombian armed conflict again as cheap propaganda for its profit, it shows its total lack of creativity.” We applaud PorColombia for their efforts to […]

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Mitt Romney Is Getting All Passionate and Angry Again

If this summer is any indication, this Presidential race is going to be fun and bumpy. Republican candidate Mitt Romney, who last weekend showed a little passion answering a question by saying “corporations are people,”it looks like the former Massachusetts governor is at it again, this time, he goes after an older voter. In the enclosed video, […]

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Pa’lante Latino: Moving Forward A Year Later

As we celebrate Pa’lante’s one year anniversary, we reflect on all the positive and, yes, negative feedback that have influenced our decisions as well as defined our page content. Although at times, we have been dismissed and mocked by folks once regarded as respectful peers, we did not let negativity distract us from our main goal of writing, informing, educating and spreading the word about […]

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