Entries for October, 2014

Chicanos Give Erika Andiola Un “Chanclaso” For Naive Ideas Regarding the Vote!

Tweet Chicanos have had it with DREAMers who are being manipulated by the Republican anti-immigrant Tea Party people — and it is time to clean house.  We refuse to entertain the ideas Erika Andiola is peddling.  For the record, Erika Andiola and Cesar Vargas are part of the FOR PROFIT DRM Action organization.  They ask […]

Misty Upham Confirmed Dead: Family Identifies Body, Meryl Streep and Melissa Leo Express Grief

Tweet A spokeswoman for Upham’s family says the actress/activist’s uncle located her body and her father identified it — and neither believe she took her own life A spokeswoman for the family of Misty Upham has confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that a body found in a Seattle, Wash. ravine on Thursday afternoon is, as […]

Robert Rodriguez: “Dumb advice for people to say stay home and not vote.”

Tweet Robert Rodriguez: “Dumb advice for people to say stay home and not vote.”  By DeeDee Garcia Blase I had a quick opportunity to interview Robert Rodriguez on the red carpet at the ALMA awards 2014 with regard to November 4, 2014, Election Day.  I was amazed he had already heard of some of the […]

Chicano Radio Network Interview of Eva Longoria On Importance of Latino Vote / Immigration Reform

Tweet By DeeDee Garcia Blase Unfortunately there have been DREAM Act activists who were hijacked by the Tea Party (we call these folks “Tea DREAMers” who have entertained an unAmerican idea to boycott the vote.   However, thankfully, American entertainers countered the unAmerican idea at the ALMA awards in Pasadena. Here is what the lovely […]

Ariel Winter (Future Millennial Voter) On Importance of Latino Vote

Tweet Ariel Winter played in the movie Dora The Explorer, and the Chicano Radio Network asked her if she believed the Latino Vote was important.  Ariel Winter said the Latino Vote was very important and has gone with her parents to vote at the voting booth.  Ariel is a future millennial voter, and we are […]

CRN Taboo (Black Eyed Peas) Interview On What Chicano Means To Him

Tweet At the ALMA 2014 awards, I was able to ask Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas what the term Chicano meant to him.  As a Chicana activist, I pay attention to what Chicano entertainers have to say about the term Chicano — from Carlos Santana to Cheech Marin.   I wanted new blood via the […]

Award-Winning Journalist Bel Hernandez Castillo Honored by Latina Style as Entrepreneur of the Year

Tweet (Press Release) HOLLYWOOD, CA – October 10, 2014 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Award-winning journalist, TV host and critically acclaimed author Bel Hernandez Castillo will receive the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Latina Style’s 16th Annual Los Angeles Business Series. The award ceremony will take place on October 17, 2014 at 1pm at the […]

The 2014 ALMA Awards on MSNBC and covered by

Tweet This year’s NCLR ALMA Awards will air on MSNBC , highlighting the very best American Latino contributions to music, television, and film, on October 10, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. EDT/7:00 p.m. PDT. Don’t miss this national celebration of talent and the official network television kickoff to National Hispanic Heritage Month. Last year, top-notch talent […]

Chicano Vote Cartoon by Viva Samuel Ramirez

Tweet Chicanos and American Latino Voters will VOTE despite the “Tea” DREAMers who are advocating for a boycott of the vote.  These TeaDREAMers have not been transparent when they did not reveal they were working for and with Tea Party Republicans.    

Keeping the Chicano Movement Alive With Maestros Y Mas Art Exhibit

Tweet If we lose sight of what happened with the Chicano Movement, we will repeat mistakes and we see that going on to this day.  — Sergio Hernandez Maestros y Mas [English translation: Masters & More] essentially keeps the Chicano Movement alive through art and culture in remembrance of initial Mexican American struggles.  Each year […]