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Chicano Radio Network announces the launch of Studio B on September 29, 2016

Tweet Telephone 909-965-3695 Joe Ortiz & Associates Public Relations Email [email protected] Website http://www.CRNLive.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Frank Mills Miranda: A Radio Icon Who Broadcasts All Things Chicano Worldwide Los Angeles, California – Little did he realize when he was five years old that Frank Mills Miranda would become an international Chicano radio icon. As fate […]

Diseased hearts? – James Cosner

Tweet James Cosner activist and Blogger Spiritually, politically, and scientifically speaking, the nature of disease is that it spreads and proliferates throughout the human body and the human family. More specifically, capitalism and classism, patriarchy and sexism, white supremacy and racism, colonialism and parasitism, imperialism and conquest, greed and consumption constitute the most deadly diseases […]

Why the César Chávez Film “Failed” at the U.S. Box Office

Tweet by Alisa Valdes The question on every Latino’s mind this week? Why is the César Chávez biopic, directed by the amazing Diego Luna and starring powerhouse actors Michael Peña and Rosario Dawson, failing so badly at the U.S. box office? The film had a huge promotional budget and push. Everyone knew it was coming. […]

LULAC Demands Resignations of Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh and Sheriff Joe Arpaio for Racially Charged Jokes Made During Roast for Arpaio

Tweet   Washington, D.C. – Today, LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement in reaction to the racist remarks made by Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh at a roast for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. “The racist comments regarding Latinos, Asians, and Muslims made during a roast for Sheriff Arpaio were morally reprehensible. […]

Americas Latino Eco Festival – Boulder & Denver SEPTEMBER 12-15, 2014

Tweet Boulder & Denver SEPTEMBER 12-15, 2014 Uniting diverse communities for a sustainable future highlighting Latinos long time readiness to lead this mission. The Americas Latino Festival unites diverse communities for a sustainable future and fosters a platform of dialogue and mobilization for a just society that ensures that everyone has access to a stable […]

Cesar Chavez (Movie coming soon!)

Tweet Directed by Diego Luna, Chávez chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leader and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez. Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his […]

Independent Voters to Republican Party: Halt Immigration Reform and We Will Halt Your Power in 2014 Elections

Tweet Phoenix, AZ — Republicans are warning President Obama that if he halts immigrant deportations then the GOP will halt immigration reform. But the Republican Party has already halted immigration reform as Mexican-Americans / Latinos, Women and Independent voters have noted it has been over 7 months since the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a historic comprehensive […]

Operation Streamline Detainees Deported Without Jail Time After Protest (UPDATED)

Tweet   The roughly 70 immigrant detainees traveling in the two buses blocked by immigration activists in Tucson on Friday have been deported, the Arizona Daily Star reports. Citing attorney Margo Cowan, who also represents the DREAM 9 for their asylum cases, the paper reports that the detainees were deported through Calexico, Calif. and Del […]

Linda Ronstadt Says She Has Parkinson’s Disease

Tweet (CBS SF/AP) – Linda Ronstadt says she suffers from Parkinson’s disease, which has robbed her ability to sing. The 67-year-old music legend and San Francisco resident tells AARP Magazine, in an article posted online Friday, that she was diagnosed eight months ago and “can’t sing a note.” Ronstadt says she began to show symptoms […]

Latinos take on bigger role in Obama inauguration

Tweet By BRETT ZONGKER | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded concert celebrating Latino culture. Eva Longoria, a co-chairwoman for Obama’s campaign, hosted “Latino Inaugural 2013: In Performance […]