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Fruitvale Thursdays: Summer Night Markets Are Here!

Fruitvale Summer Night Markets Are Here!

Thursdays: Summer Night Markets Are Here! WHEN: 2 to 7 PM WHERE: Avenida de la Fuente! Night Markets are the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month during the summer, there will be entertainment, information tables, dancers, music, classes and more! Have fun and support small businesses. WHERE: Avenida de la Fuente! Directions The Night […]

[photos] Frida Kahlo before her Death

[photos] Frida Kahlo before her Death

In 1950, German-born French photographer Gisèle Freund spent two years documenting Frida Kahlo and husband Diego Rivera in La Casa Azul These pictures offer an intimate, honest look at the artist in the last few years of her life. Excerpt Remezcla Initially, Freund planned to stay in Mexico for just a few weeks. As one […]

[video] If Latinos Said What White People Say on Dates!

[video] If Latinos Said What White People Say on Dates!

How did you get here? The Mayflower? What if Latinos said the same shit White people say. Latinos get asked questions like this by white people — all the time — and the video is showing how ridiculous it sounds in reverse. Lol See funny-ass video with over 10 MILLION views!

It's Official! Trump and Russians Met About Clinton

It’s Official! Trump and Russians Met About Clinton

Emails Show Trump Jr. Knew Russia Was Working to Support Trump Campaign Kqed Today, Donald Trump Jr. posted emails (from June 3, 2016) about Russian government help for his father to be elected president. “This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump,” […]

[exhibit] UC Berkeley Latino examines Central American migration

[exhibit] UC Berkeley Latino examines Central American migration

Update news! These children now have legal protection in California. Read more. The exhibit explores the experience of Central American migrants on their perilous journey through Mexico to the U.S. border See photos below! The exhibit “MONTARlaBestia” (“Riding the Beast”) will open July 11 at UC Berkeley’s Center for Latin American Studies, 2334 Bowditch St. […]

Frida Kahlo's birthday is July 6th

Frida Kahlo’s birthday is July 6th

July 6th is Frida Kahlo’s birthday. Her history is what made her so special! Painter Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) was a Mexican self-portrait artist who was married to Diego Rivera and is still admired as a feminist icon. Video:   Synopsis Artist Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. Considered […]

KiNG of The Streets 2017 // SF 2

KiNG of The Streets // SF

  The San Francisco Lowrider Council presents KING of the STREETS 2017 Saturday, July 8.2017 Schedule 11am – THE CRUISE: Meet at the Silver Street Bridge to roll out at 11am be there by 10am *HOPPERS ONLY: please be at Fort Mason by 10am for registration and to park your trailers, and unload. *NO ALCOHOL […]

Martha Hernandez is the Bay Area Visionary behind madeBOS

Martha Hernandez is the Bay Area Visionary behind madeBOS

by Linda Castillo At the 2017 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit, I had the opportunity to meet Martha Hernandez, who is disrupting the traditional career development processes at companies with her software platform, madeBOS.     “How can I support the applicant when they didn’t get the job. I wanted to figure out a way […]

Daddy Yankee Sings "Despacito" With Young Girl Battling Cancer

Daddy Yankee Sings “Despacito” With Young Girl Battling Cancer

Justin Bieber has vowed to never again perform “Despacito” live, but that’s okay! Andrea is stepping up to take the mic. While in Spain, Daddy Yankee visited a hospital in Madrid where he met Andrea. She is a young cancer patient who hasn’t let the disease affect her spirits…or her flow skills. Get it girl! […]

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3rd Annual Black & Brown Unity Film Festival // Oakland

This year’s festival is themed “TrapMedicine: Healing Through Cinema” and will focus on breaking the stigma of mental health in the Black and Brown Diaspora. Friday, July 7th from 6-9pm at The New Parkway Theater (474 24th St, Oakland, CA 94612). Organized by United Roots and Trap Medicine, and sponsored by the Akonadi Foundation,   […]

Frida Kahlo paint party @ Mexican Museum // San Francisco

Fiestas Fridas! Frida Kahlo Festival // Bay Area locations

FIESTAS FRIDAS SAN FRANCISCO, Frida Kahlo Festival 2017 It’s Frida’s 110th Birthday and the fifth year of Fiestas Fridas. We honor her life, art and love affair with San Francisco! See below for 3-week schedule. The festival began June 27th and continues until August. Updates: FIestasFridas.com or on Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/479984045679378/ Video:   Photos: Wow! […]