Aida Rodriguez First Latina to Appear on Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam

Aida Rodriguez, NBC’s Last Comic Standing season 8 finalist will appear on Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam making her the first Latina to appear on the show. Let’s show some support and be part of history, if you’re in Las Vegas on July 22nd get your tickets or just spread the word by sharing the announcement.

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aida rodriguez, last comic standing, latino comedian, shaq's all-star comedy jam

Challenging My Health: The Road to a Better Living

Recently I was challenged by a friend to change something in my life that would make a difference. Since I was looking for new ways to challenge my already healthy eating habits I decided to cut the meat entirely out of my daily intake. Initially, the challenge was for a week,but after feeling the difference […]

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Culture and Identity, Health, Hispanics, Puerto Rican
diet plan, Healthy living, healthy salads, life changes

Julia de Burgos (February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953)

Originally posted on Julia de Burgos, the best known female poet in Puerto Rico and one of the best of Latino America, was born on February 17th, 1917 in Carolina, Puerto Rico. De Burgos graduated from the University of Puerto Rico as a teacher. She also studied in Havana and later moved to New […]

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Community, Culture and Identity, Education, History, News, Poetry
Julia de Burgos, Puerto RIcan Poet

Latinos Are Still Making History

We have entered 2016 and Latinos are still making history around the U.S. Here are some of the stories I have found around the web: Woodcliff Lake [New Jersey] installs first mayor of Latino descent Willie Rosas sworn in as first Latino mayor in NYS Lambda prepares for first Latino Graduation Congratulations to all Latinos whose […]

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On This Three Kings Day, It Is Time to #FreeOscarLópez

Originally published on Latino Rebels: As we watch the Oregon standoff unfold, I can’t help but wonder (and theorize) why the U.S. government has not stepped in and taken action. The so-called “militiamen” have taken over a federal building, an act the media has taken lightly and have yet to even consider the possible federal […]

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FALN, Free Oscar Lopez Rivera, Free Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican History

Mexico Culture & Pride – México Cultura y Orgullo – Frida Inspired Exhibit

Mexico Culture & Pride  is “a group of Mexican artists and curators working together with the purpose of promoting culture and high level products made by artisans in a fair-trade environment, underscoring the importance of customs and traditions as sources of inspiration for our own contemporary artwork.” Please visit their crowfunding site for more details on the “Through Frida’s […]

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Supporting Latino Startups: Julio’s Café Presto

We’re always on the lookout for Latino entrepreneurs in our area so when we saw  Julio Leiva and Jennifer Arellano, from Cafe Presto at the local farmer’s market earlier today brewing freshly pressed Nicaraguan style coffee we had to give it a try. As we placed our order of cafe con leche and hot waffles with […]

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Education, Food, Hispanics, Jobs, Latinos, Multiculturalism
Bayonne, Farmer's Market, Jersey City, Latino Businesses in Hudson County New Jersey, Latino Entrepreneurs, Latino restaurants in Jersey City, Latinos in Hudson County, North Bergen
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