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INTERVIEW: A doctor answers your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

“This is a scientific triumph.” That’s what Patricia A. Stinchfield, a nurse practitioner and president-elect for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, said in a...

Culturas Corner: Meet Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Over the next few weeks, Culturas...

Seven books for seven days of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday celebrated from December 26 to January 1. In response to the commercialism of Christmas, Dr. Maulana Karenga (professor and...

It’s tamale season, but sales are down. Here’s how to help.

Today, an article by the Los Angeles Times found “sagging tamale sales could hint at fewer Christmas gatherings as COVID surges.”  Around the holidays, tamales...

Through music, the Alphabet Rockers enlighten the next generation

Like knowledge, music is power.  Kaitlin McGaw of the Alphabet Rockers, a music group that creates brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through...

Ford Motor Company Latino and Culturas partner on project to honor COVID-19 essential workers & heroes

Gratitude is Essential project aims to recognize heroes who have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic.   (Los Angeles, 12/2/2020) Culturas Media Platform and Ford Motor Company have joined forces to recognize, celebrate and honor...

Today is Human Rights Day

December 10 commemorates Human Rights Day, which recognizes the 1948 adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

Preserving Light: Jewish Angelenos celebrate Hanukkah amid the pandemic

This year, Hanukkah begins the evening of December 10 and ends the evening of December 18. Despite it being a rather minor holiday in...

‘Selena: The Series’ inhibits its star

Disguised as a wholesome family affair, “Selena: The Series” employs superstar Selena Quintanilla (Christian Serratos) to a supporting role. Netflix billed the show as “the...

Pandemic reflections: Learning to be lonely

“The Phantom of the Opera” has never been a musical that I pull inspiration from. But, in these strange and uncertain times of living...

Federal judge orders new DACA applications must be accepted

On Friday, Judge Nicholas Garaufis remedied the Department of Homeland Security’s attempt to make changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.  https://twitter.com/NILC/status/1334983004897177601 This all...

Celebrate a multicultural National Cookie Day!

Biscuits. Galletas. Keks. Koekje.  No matter where you are in the world, there is a word for your favorite to-go-sized delicacy. Derived from the Dutch...
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