Ronny Quevedo

What do Sonia Sotomayor, Jennifer López, Anthony Romero, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Mario Vázquez and Jon Oliva have in common? These Latinos called Bronx their home. So did Tito Puente, Prince Royce, Willie Colón and many others. I’ll throw in a…

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The Gospel of John Oliver and Ashley Madison

John Oliver 

Last year I received a handwritten invitation with a well-organized brochure to go to an unprecedented religious prophet-palooza, where I had a one-and-only chance to meet the “Prophet.” Mind you, I’m the one with numerous witty signs on…

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Federico Peña: ‘My Country, My Vote’

Federico Peña, former secretary of Transportation and of Energy under Clinton 

Our community has few iconic and powerful leaders in American politics. One of those political heroes is Texan Federico Peña. 

Peña graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in…

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Rick Najera: A Latino Thought Maker

Rick Najera: A Latino Thought Maker 

Writer, actor, comedian and activist Rick Najera 

In Hollywood, as in Broadway, if you can do it all you’re called a “triple threat.” Rick Najera, on the other hand, is a ‘multiple threat.’ He’s…

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Calle 13 Mark Bayanga and his Psychodeli

I know. I heard. We all remember what we were doing, at the exact moment we heard the disturbing rumor—that Calle 13 would be no más. I personally was attempting to cook arroz con habichuelas when my comadre called. I…

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