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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