From Migrant Farm Worker to NASA Engineer: Dr. José Hernández Discusses Career & Amazon Prime Original Film “A Million Miles Away”

Dr. José Hernández is one of few Latinos to ever go to space, a dream he had since childhood. He has managed a successful career due to his ambition, hard work, and strong family values despite challenges such as loss, rejection, and life’s uncertainties. Born in California, Hernadez’s family originally hails from La Piedad, Michoacán,…

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Q&A With Dr. Ellen Ochoa: First Latina in Space, NASA Leader, Inventor, Musician & Advocate

One of the most inspiring Latinas in the history of the United States, NASA Leader Ellen Ochoa has amassed a highly accomplished career as an astronaut, engineer, director, musician, patent inventor, and educational advocate. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the University of San Diego and a Master of Science and Doctorate in…

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage With Gayo Azul & Celebrity Chef George Duran

Get your cheese on with world-renowned cheesemaker Gayo Azul and Chef George Duran! Gayo Azul and Duran have teamed up to create some incredible and delicious recipes for Hispanic Heritage Month. The cheese itself dates back to the 1950s and is known as “Hispanic Cheese with a Dutch Influence,” while freshly made from cow’s milk,…

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Texas Tribune Festival Panels: From Civil Activists to City Leaders

Over the weekend, Texas Tribune held their thirteenth annual political Festival in Downtown Austin. It was a three-day event filled with intellectuals, insights, and lots of intrigue as Texas’ greatest minds gathered to discuss the current state of the country. With over 115 events happening throughout the weekend, it’s no surprise Texas Tribune Fest is…

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Reacts to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s Partisan Shift Announcement During Texas Tribune Festival

Just one minute after participating in a One-on-One panel discussion at the Texas Tribune Festival, in which Dallas Mayor, Eric Johnson, spoke on all matters partisan, his excitement toward reelection, and the current state of Texas’s climate, the Wall Street Journal pushed publish on an unexpected piece he’d written. In the article titled “America’s Cities…

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The Fascinating History Behind Hispanic Heritage Month

Today officially kicks off the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, in which we will see many festivals and vibrant activities celebrating the Latino community all around the United States. Initiated originally by Congressman George E. Brown in 1968 out of California, Hispanic Heritage started off as a week to acknowledge Hispanic and Latino contributions to…

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Spicing Up Hispanic Heritage Month: ‘Lotería Gen Z’ Infuses Chisme for Extra Flavor

Only four years have passed since Guatemalan-born Creative Director Mike Alfaro ingeniously updated lotería, the so-called “Mexican Bingo” game played in Latin America for centuries. It was late 2018 when Alfaro first released the complete set of Millennial Lotería. But these four years have felt like nothing short of a lifetime. Wearied by a worldwide pandemic,…

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Lucie Arnaz Gives Insight Into Extensive Career & Speaks Love For Cuban Heritage

Singer and Actress Lucie Arnaz’s illustrious career has spanned over 50 years. The multi-talented starlet has been involved in a variety of career endeavors which includes countless theatre musical productions, guest appearances on hit shows, creative musical projects, and involvement in the Motion Picture Industry. Recently playing 4 sold-out shows this summer at 54 Below…

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