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Remembering The First Latino Oscar Winner: Speedy Gonzales

May 28, 2018 

This day in age, American audiences are very familiar with an assortment of Latino stars. That wasn’t always the case. In the past, talented actors and singers of Hispanic descent made a concerted attempt at hiding their ethnicity and changing their names (case in point: Martin Sheen, whose real name is Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez)….


Warner Bros. To Make Speedy Gonzales Movie

April 05, 2016 

When I was a little kid back in the 80’s, there weren’t a lot of Latinos in children’s programming. One of the only ones, and my personal favorite, was Speedy Gonzales. He was the fastest mouse in all of Mexico and spent his days making Sylvester look stupid. But then in the 90’s, Speedy disappeared…..