Bobbito Garcia on CNN’s Latino in America

Full disclosure: Bobbito Garcia is a dear friend and over the years, a confidant. Bobbito is dynamic, funny, talented and definitely proud to represent for Latinos  everywhere. He’s an outstanding human being. What I don’t understanding so clearly is what informed Soledad O’Brien, in this preview leading up to her  Latino in America special, to state that Latinos “borrow” from …

Latino Identity and the dreaded "R" word: La Raza y Racismo!

Roland Roebuck has a compelling view on identity in the Caribbean, one that many of us have been either unwilling or not ready to tackle as a community. Sure, there’s academic debate about the fluidity of race in Spanish speaking countries all over the world. But it’s important to take this conversation out of the  confines of academia and engage …