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October 31, 2009
October 28, 2009
Editor's Note: Odette Keeley, news anchor for "Stories From The Ethnic Media" on NAM's radio program, "New America Now" on 91.7 FM KALW, talks to ethnic media professionals about their outlets' news headlines and their take on the news of the day.
This Week on "Stories From the Ethnic Media": A Latino lobby wants CNN Anchor Lour Dobbs off air, and African-Caribbean deportees are punished twice.
Read the rest here: Latino Lobby Wants Lou Dobbs Off The Air
October 18, 2009
Courtesy of Otro Rollo, 2002 Televisa
I remembered watching this interview and learning more about Shakira back in a small village in Honduras as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Then, I knew Shakira will not only attain global success—conquering different markets throughout the world because of her artistic talent— but, moreover, because of her intelligence and humanness. As a critical fan of any artist, I recognized then she was not an airhead like many other artists who come and go... Over the years, she is shown her human side and awareness about her roots and the social reality surrounding her.
Check her out in this interview seven years ago with former host, Adal Ramones in Otro Rollo. Despite fame and success, Shakira remains real and further acting responsibly towards combating social illnesses and poverty in Latin America through her work at ALAS and her foundation, Pies Descalzos.
October 09, 2009
October 03, 2009
I found out today that Jorge, Founder of An Angel in Queens, has made it to the top 10 finalists on CNN's hero of the year contest.
Let's help bring Jorge and his mission home by voting for an Angel in Queens Today!
Vote On CNN's Site Today: CNN Heroes
Visit the official website: An Angel In Queens Website
Become a fan on the Facebook page: An Angel In Queen Fan Page
See The YouTube Video: An Angel In Queens
An Angel In Queens on the New York Times: NYTs Article
Because of people like Jorge and the other finalists, I still believe that despite all odds, we can still improve our overall human condition by helping to improve the lives of others.
Thank you Angel!
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