SXSW 2014 News: Latinos in Technology Talk Empowerment, Feel a Little Left Out

Latinos in technology had a presence at South by Southwest Interactive this year, with varying degrees of turnout and success. Sessions at the SXSW Latinos in Technology pre-conference focused on how modern technology affects Latino communities, while at the same time feeling a little left out of the SXSW community.
Voto Latino

Voto Latino's 10-Year Effort to Empower Latinos

The non-partisan coalition tasked with encouraging Latino civic engagement and drawing millennial voters to the polls, Voto Latino, just turned 10-years-old.
Burning Man

Rosario Dawson Loves to 'Burn' in the Nevada Desert & Taps into Self-Expression at Arts Festival Burning Man

Rosario Dawson loves to act, but when she's not on set, she also loves to go out in the middle of the desert and "burn." The 34-year-old actress, whose latest film credits include Gimmie Shelter, where she plays June, a longtime drug addict and abusive mom to Apple (Vanessa Hudgens), has been a regular at Burning Man -- an annual arts festival that takes place in the Nevada desert, since 2007.
Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens New Movie - 'Gimme Shelter' Release Date: Actress Lashes Out on Fans? 'If You Don't Like Me, I Don’t Care!’

Those who have watched the former Disney star’s latest film were shocked to see major downgrades in the form of chopped locks and bad skin but the actress says she couldn’t care less about it.
Selena Gomez

The Movies that Moved Latino Child Stars into the Mainstream

Most stars don't make a smooth transition from child-to-adult celebrity. When crossing that bridge many stumble and slip due to alcohol or drug use and abuse, and some simply aren't equipped to handle the blinding beams cast down from being in the lime light. But, for the Latino stars who have successfully crossed that bridge, it's time to take a look at the first R-rated roles that appeared on their filmography.

Mexican-American Civil Rights Activist César Chávez: An American Hero Whose Legacy Still Thrives

He was "one of the heroic figures of our time," said Senator Robert F. Kennedy about Mexican-American Civil Rights Activist César Chávez.
Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno has been one of Colombia's only nominees at the Oscars.

Catalina Sandino Moreno is Set to Appear in the Film 'Incarnate'

Catalina Sandino Moreno will be replacing Rosario Dawson in the upcoming thriller Incarnate. The Colombian actress who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Maria Full of Grace (2004) is getting another opportunity to become better acquitted with American audiences.

Jennifer Lopez is One of the Most Powerful Latinas, According to People en Español

'People en Español' named the singer and actress Jennifer Lopez as one of the most powerful Latino women in the United States. She topped the list which features 24 other incredible women.

Rosario Dawson Admitted that Fear Kept Her From Sex as a Teen

'Kids' star, Rosario Dawson explains remaining a virgin until she was 20.
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