Tag: Race

Why Demian Bichir’s Oscar Nomination Isn’t Entirely A Good Thing

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January 24, 2012 

It was announced today that Demian Bichir received a “Best Actor” Oscar nomination for his role in the film “A Better Life.” Good, right? We don’t think so.

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On Whether Baseball Is Too Hispanic

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October 28, 2011 

Earlier this morning we ran across a post on Being Latino (seriously, check them out) written by sportswriter Jennifer Mercedes reacting to an October 4th ESPN editorial where author Tim Keown poses the following question: is Major League too Hispanic?

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Minority Reporting: Airport Security

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October 26, 2011 

Comedian-in-residence Lucas Molandes talks about being constantly searched by airport security because of looking like he’s from the Middle East.

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Meet The (White) Parents

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October 10, 2011 

Resident stand-up comedian Lucas Molandes talks about meeting his girlfriends’ white parents. From being fear to being embraced, Lucas breaks down the different reactions he’s gotten.

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This Week On Being Latino: “Coconut,” The OTHER C-Word

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September 23, 2011 

Being Latino, the largest Latino community on Facebook, is a communication platform designed to educate and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. They also have a fascinating online magazine. Every week, we’ll be featuring a story we feel you should read.

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Comedian On Comedian: Thoughts On Katt Williams

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September 06, 2011 

Resident stand-up comedian Lucas Molandes weighs in on the Katt Williams scandal. A highlight: Part of me feels like people who get mad at Katt Williams are like dumpster divers who complain when they find a used condom in their half-eaten bologna sandwich.

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This Week On “Being Latino”: Calling Out Katt Williams

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September 02, 2011 

Being Latino, the largest Latino community on Facebook, is a communication platform designed to educate and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. They also have a fascinating online magazine. Every week, we’ll be featuring stories we feel you should read.

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Minorities Now Majority In Washington D.C. Area

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August 31, 2011 

The Washington Post released an article today saying that minorities have become the majority in the DC region. According to new census data, “Chocolate City” is currently over 50% non-white in its population, the most famous resident of color being Barack Obama (you know, the son of an immigrant who took a white man’s job back in 2008).

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Mark Sanchez, The Great Latino Hope, Fails To Deliver

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January 24, 2011 

Much like last year, Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets fell one game short of reaching the Super Bowl after losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The loss was a blow to supporters of the New York franchise everywhere. Another likely group disappointed by the Jets loss? No, not Latinos. We’re talking about the higher-ups over at the NFL.

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