What’s Going On With The Women of Música Regional Mexicana?!

O sea, we all know our mujeres no se dejan ¡ca&*$nes! …but lately there seems to be so much controversy surrounding our leading ladies of música regional mexicana.  Exhibit A: Who hasn’t heard about the very tragic and just plain sad pleito between Jenni Rivera and her daughter?  All supposedly […]

So if Disney’s Princess Sofia is Not Latina Enough, Who is?

Honestly, I’m just getting around to reading and processing all of the craziness surrounding the ethnic makeup of Disney’s new princess, Sofia.  Apparently she is controversial because Disney has not wholeheartedly confirmed that she is in fact their first ever Latina princess, and also because according to some reports “activists” […]

Only in Texas: Race Relations Over a Pizza!

If you live in Texas, now might be the time to start brushing up on your Spanish!  No, the Latinos – specifically the mexicanos – have not finally gone and done it: reclaimed Texas as a part of Mexico, as oddly enough so many people still believe is our ultimate […]

The Apple Pushers of New York City – Movie Review

You can’t compare apples to oranges, the saying goes.  Well… why not?  In the new documentary The Apple Pushers, which I had the opportunity to screen this week, the argument seems to be that when it comes to America and immigration no two populations are really all that different.  The […]

Hey Levi’s, Real Women Have Curves!

So apparently the folks at Levi’s have never seen the movie Real Women Have Curves starring America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros and Ingrid Oliu.  Why?  Because had they watched this comedic drama of a runaway hit, they might have avoided themselves a little, or a lot of the hot water their […]