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hollywoodpromo300b“If you want an accurate picture of ethnic and gender diversity in the United States, don’t look to Hollywood,” says NPR.

That’s the conclusion of the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.

The report quantifies the striking — if not surprising — racial and gender imbalances in film and television, both behind and in front of the camera, by comparing the representation of minorities to their actual proportions of the population.

“At every level, in every arena, women and minorities are under-represented in the industry,” says Darnell Hunt, the study’s co-author and director of the Bunche Center. “And the only question really is how serious, how egregious that level of under-representation is.” [Mas…]

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Knock Knock. All the Christian missionary at the front door wants to know is if they have a few minutes to talk about “Our Lord and Savior.” Knock Knock.  But no one ever expects the lesbian inquisition. Video by German Torres. [NSFW language.]

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seanpenn(PNS reporting from MALIBU) Sean Penn will deliver the keynote address at the City of San Jose’s annual Cesar Chavez Day celebration March 31, friends of the actor say. The ceremony honors the late Mexican-American icon and civil rights leader on his birthday.

Penn told dinner companions here Tuesday night that he plans to open the speech at the San Jose Civic Center with some humorous anecdotes. [Mas…]

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Pocho Ocho top reasons not to watch the Oscars

by Especial Correspondents February 20, 2015 Cultura
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Lot of pochos we know are insisting they won’t watch Sunday’s telecast of the Academy Awards. The big reason, of course, is Hollywood’s apparent inability to find roles for Latin@s other than maid or gangster (see infographic below). But that’s not all! Here are the Pocho Ocho Top reasons they’re boycotting the Oscars: 8. Reading […]

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Happy Black History Month: Eddie Murphy is ‘Mr. White’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 4, 2015 Cultura
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What exactly is life like for white Americans in America? Eddie Murphy went undercover to find out. PREVIOUSLY ON WHITE LIFE:

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What are America’s Pocho Ocho Top Brownest Jobs?

by Especial Correspondents January 27, 2015 Cultura
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The Atlantic analyzed the stats and guess what!? Some professions in the United Estates are positively teeming with white people — jobs like veterinarian, espeech sangwich pathologist and meelrye (chart excerpt, above). Hurm, we said, perhaps we can fabricate a similar list of America’s brownest jobs. “So let it be written, so let it be […]

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POCHO History 101: Public Enemy, Arizona, MLK Day (video)

by Soy Capitan January 16, 2015 Cultura
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In the final decade of the 20th Century Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day holiday. #blacklivesmatter

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La Cucaracha: The tragedy of Irony Deficiency Syndrome (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 13, 2015 Cartoons
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Ramiro Gomez: This Golden Globe is for ‘the little people’… (toon)

by Cartoonistas January 13, 2015 Cartoons
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Our amigo artist Ramiro Gomez writes: For the many who were not thanked Sunday night, for those that help keep the Hollywood engine running steadily, behind the scenes: Congratulations! [10 x 12 in. Acrylic on magazine advertisement. 2015.] [Editor’s Note: Ramiro names all his subjects. For best performance using a leafblower…*drum roll*….AURELIO!]

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Christmas Carol 2014: ‘I’m Dreaming of a White Privilege’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 22, 2014 Cultura
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I’m dreaming of a white privilege, just like the one y’all seem to know.

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Hollywood needs Mexicans! Put POCHO on your Christmas gift list

by José Canusí December 20, 2014 Corporate
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Hollywood needs Mexicans. Chris Rock just pointed that out to “the industry” in the Hollywood Reporter: …but forget whether Hollywood is black enough. A better question is: Is Hollywood Mexican enough? You’re in L.A, you’ve got to try not to hire Mexicans. It’s the most liberal town in the world, and there’s a part of […]

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Video Hall of Montezuma: Esteban Colberto’s Greatest Latino Hits

by Soy Capitan December 19, 2014 Cultura
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He’s gone from the Report, but Esteban Colberto will always be in our hearts, and online, as long as these video links stay alive. Check ‘em out: Save the planet, stop illegal immigration (Colbert Report video) Hispanic Heritage Month with Fox News y Esteban Colberto (video) Stephen Colbert, John Malkovich: ‘Cesar Chavez’ hates America (video) […]

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Coming May 5, 2015 from director Ridley Scott – MEXODUS

by Lalo Alcaraz December 17, 2014 Cartoons
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Anchor Baby News: Orinda and Murietta, sister cities of hate (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 17, 2014 Cartoons
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I killed that African-American kid in self defense (1876 toon)

by Cartoonistas December 16, 2014 Cartoons
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This editorial cartoon, In Self-Defense, by cartoonist A. B. Frost, ran in Harper’s Weekly on October 28, 1876, on page 880. The HarpWeek blog explains: This image dramatically condemns the brutal racism of some white Southerners against blacks. The white man has killed a black child, and his plea of “self-defense” exemplifies the perspective among […]

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When they made this video last summer, it was a joke :-(

by Lucida Grandé December 9, 2014 Cultura
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A white cop encounters an unarmed black dude and you won’t believe what happens next!

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I’m pissed off! I was racially profiled for being an Asian (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold December 9, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard being an Asian in America, Tony Vinh explains to the crowd at Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, TX. For example, you can get racially profiled and people think you have a small penis. [NSFW adult language.]

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