Entries for February, 2014

Education Fund Launched in Memory of Advocate Hector Galvan

Tweet LOS ANGELES, California – February 12, 2014 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – On February 1, 2014 the Hispanic business and marketing community lost an advocate as Hector Galvan from Sprint passed away. “We at the Chicano Radio Network extend our deepest condolences to Hector’s friends and family. We were always honored to help him with […]

Christina Aguilera Is Engaged to Matt Rutler

Tweet By DAHVI SHIRA AND ELIZABETH LEONARD 02/14/2014 at 08:15 PM EST Christina Aguilera may be having the best Valentine’s Day ever! The “Genie in a Bottle” singer and The Voice coach, 33, announced on the most romantic day of the year that she and film producer Matthew Rutler, her beau since the end of 2010, […]

Ted Cruz isn’t planning to be in the Senate for very long

Tweet BY CHRIS CILLIZZA (WP) February 14 at 9:00 am On Wednesday, Ted Cruz did something you almost never see in the Senate: He purposefully made political life harder for his Republican colleagues. US Republican Senator from Texas Ted Cruz walks off the Senate floor after a vote on a debt ceiling increase in the […]

Award-winning TV Journalist Sues Jenni Rivera Estate for “Unbreakable” Book Royalties

Tweet By Bel Hernandez of – Jenni Rivera Enterprise Response to allegations in Laura Lucio’s lawsuit below. Award-winning TV journalist Laura Lucio, and a close friend of the late Jenni Rivera, has filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against Jenni Rivera Enterprises, Inc.; Estate of Jenni Rivera; Executor Rosie Rivera Flores; ex-Manager Pete Salgado; […]

Arizona Democrat Bill Would Automatically Restore Voting Rights to Felons

Tweet By Matthew Hendley Wed., Feb. 12 2014 at 6:00 AM – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made headlines Tuesday by calling on states to repeal laws that keep felons from voting after they’ve finished their sentences. One Arizona Democrat already introduced a related proposal several weeks ago, but it hasn’t seen any action at […]

HBO Orders “The Brink” With Esai Morales TV Series

Tweet The word came down yesterday, HBO has given a series order to the dark comedy The Brink, which means Esai Morales will be the the next Latino President of the United States (his pal Jimmy Smits held that office first on TV). The pilot script was written by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, directed […]

Florida County Eliminates Minority-Heavy Polling Places

Tweet Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett (R) On a party-line vote, a Florida county’s Republican majority Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to eliminate almost one-third of Manatee County’s voting sites. The board accepted a proposal by Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett (R) by a 6-1 vote to trim the number of precincts, […]

Edward James Olmos to Be Honored for His Advocacy

Tweet Actor and filmmaker Edward James Olmos will be recognized for his work against human trafficking, his support for immigration reform and his fast with Cesar Chavez to call attention to farm worker safety. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will present the “Stand and Deliver” actor with the Lupe Ontiveros Indomitable Spirit Award at […]

L.A. Woman Posts Alleged Police Brutality Video to YouTube

Tweet Aloni Bonilla uploaded one of the close to 82,000 YouTube videos with headlines that promise to show “police brutality caught on tape.” “220lb. OFFICER BEATS UP WOMAN INSIDE A HOSPITAL,” reads the headline for the 20-minute video Bonilla uploaded on March 9, 2013. But Bonilla’s YouTube video is different from most of the videos […]

Cesar Chavez (2014) – IMDb Watch Trailer

Tweet Storyline Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and […]