Say ¡Hola! to these ...

  What’s better than a taco emoji? A full collection of emoji concepts that accurately represent Mexican culture. They are just an artist’s creation for now, but if they were official we would use them all the time. Eduardo Salles, …
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Juan Felipe Herrera ...

Juan Felipe Herrera, the son of migrant farm workers in California, grew up speaking Spanish and became ashamed to speak at school in English. So he shut down. He eventually found his voice through joining choirs in middle school and …
Posted On 10 Jul 2015

What is a ...

Quinceañera is the Spanish word for a girl who is 15 years old. Among Latinos in the United States, quinceañera also is the name given to the coming-of-age celebration on a girl’s 15th birthday. Did you know? The quinceañera is …
Posted On 13 Apr 2015

Senators propose ...

Deborah Courson Smith Arkansas News Service As the cost of child care in this country continues to grow, so does the chorus of voices calling on Congress to take action. For many working families, the cost of child care is …
Posted On 18 Aug 2014

Julia Alvarez ...

Dominican-American author Julia Alvarez said traveling from her small town in Vermont to the White House to receive an honor from the President was “surreal.” The 64-year-old author, after receiving the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama, “You...
Posted On 03 Aug 2014

Immigration Reform ...

WASHINGTON, DC – Will the immigration reform bill create millions of jobs, boost GDP, and help balance the budget? A new report by the Social Security Administration says that it will, by putting undocumented immigrants on the tax rolls and …
Posted On 28 May 2013

April is Child Abuse ...

Behind any child abuse statistic are heartbreaking child abuse stories. The reality is that even today, child abuse remains an “uncomfortable” subject in our society even with the rates of child abuse increasing. Child abuse reaches across all cultures, socio-economic...
Posted On 22 Apr 2013

TONY BENNETT: VIVA ...

NEW YORK, NY – Legendary performer and 17-Time GRAMMY winner Tony Bennett, who celebrates his 86th birthday on Friday, August 3rd, releases his latest CD, TONY BENNETT: VIVA DUETS, worldwide on Tuesday, October 23rd on Columbia Records.   VIVA DUETS, is …
Posted On 24 Aug 2012

UALR signs academic ...

HIDALGO, MEXICO — The Mexican Consulate of Little Rock, Arkansas, organized a trade mission visit to Mexico to hold high-level meetings with executives of public and private sectors in order to raise awareness of business opportunities between Mexico and Arkansas. ...
Posted On 27 Jul 2008

Latino “In The ...

NEW YORK, NY– For the first time ever, a Latino themed musical scored big at the 2008 Tony Awards. In the Heights took home the Best Musical, Original Score for Music and Lyrics, Choreography, and Orchestrations Tonys Awards on June …
Posted On 15 Jun 2008