Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 5:05PM
Interesting thing here is that while most of the “Shit People Say” videos that have gone viral are satire this one is all real Steve Harvey.
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 4:13PM
“The TRUE victory is in our renewed commitment to each other and solidarity with all families.”
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 3:18PM
The former Chronicle of Higher Education blogger continues to take stabs at black studies and has an even bigger platform now. Most recently she said “black studies is a cause, not a course of study.”
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 2:09PM
Apparently it’s news and reality-tv worthy when white folks get pushed out of the neighborhood but not when Latinos or black communities get the boot.
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 12:17PM
Actress Puja Mohindra wants Ashton Kutcher to know his Popchips ad that mocked Indians was a total fail… and she’s doing it with kindness.
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 10:45AM
A 25-year old Mexican American artist is forcing drivers in Beverly Hills to think about it’s workforce with art.
by Akiba Solomon on May 9 2012, 9:48AM
These two women-centered series are full of flaws, yet I can’t turn them off.
by Jorge Rivas on May 8 2012, 12:42PM
An Indiana teen has been suspended and could face expulsion because he brought a stun gun to school to scare off bullies who taunted him with homophobic slurs.
by Jorge Rivas on May 8 2012, 11:24AM
The brilliant Hasan Minhaj just released a video that takes Ashton Kutcher and Pop Chips to school for a lesson on how not to be “extremely offensive.”
by Jorge Rivas on May 8 2012, 9:24AM
Not everything Oprah touches turns in to gold.
by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 6:12PM
Jockey Mario Gutierrez who was born in Veracruz, Mexico took home the Derby prize on his first try.
by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 5:11PM
HBO’s new series “Girls” has received a lot of criticism for the show’s lack of diversity.
by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 4:41PM
The Asian population grew faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010, according to new Census data released last week.
by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 11:45AM
A daily news site is expected to launch this summer with a 24-hour cable news channel coming in 2013.
by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 5:13PM
The 1990 documentary “Paris Is Burning” chronicles Harlem’s disenfranchised black, Latino, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities who come together to “battle” on runways. It also changed the lives of some of today’s most innovative musicians.
by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 4:57PM
The Food Book Fair is the first ever event bringing together food publications from around the world alongside a dynamic set of events celebrating food writing, reading, and activism.
by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 2:36PM
When the Beastie Boys accepted their Video Vanguard award at the 1998 MTV Music Video Awards Yauch introduced millions of young viewers to Islamophobia.
by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 1:33PM
New York Post sports media columnist Phil Mushnick is suggesting Jay-Z change the name of his new Brooklyn basketball team to the “New York N———s.”
by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 12:01PM
San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell told The Times the family decided to allow access to researchers investigating the long-term effects of head hits “to help other individuals down the road.”