In Apple TV+’s new crime drama ‘Now and Then,’ Puerto Rican acting legend Rosie Perez shows why she deserves to star in her own dramatic series once and for all.
For author Grisel Yolanda Acosta, as an Afro-Latina in the U.S., she has always embodied this idea of punk: that which doesn’t conform to the strictures and norms dictated by American society, nor to those expectations of what it means to be Latinx and Black.
It is from a germinal line about silencing those who resist stereotypes and restrictions placed on identity that Black Honduran author and founder of the Bronx is Reading, Saraciea J. Fennell, builds this remarkable anthology.
Music journalist Sandra Treviño speaks with Alejandro Gutiérrez of the Ecuadorian-Swiss band Hermanos Gutiérrez, to talk about their music and their newest single, “Amor Profundo.”
John Murillo’s ‘Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry’ does what all great poetry should: it cuts into our lives, infiltrates all the spaces of our thinking.
For my money, this version of ‘West Side Story’ is far more definitive and richer than the 1961 version that has long haunted Puerto Ricans across the globe.
‘Postcolonial Love Poem’ is a stark reminder, a much-needed one, of the struggles Indigenous folks are still grappling with.
Eternals may not be an entirely successful film but the fact that its humanity comes through, in spite of all the backstory and the by-the-book epic cataclysmic battles against all kinds of monsters, is worth appreciating and cherishing.