Why Vote against yourself? Political betrayal

Sometimes we wonder about the motives of our representatives: Why would two Hispanic House Representatives vote against language freedom? We wanted our readers to know who they are.   Michigan’s Republican-led House recently approved legislation that would make English the official state language and require its use in public records, sparking objections from Democrats and…

Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces New Concert with Mertle Added to Concert Under Stars Series

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced  that due to popular demand, a sixth, additional concert has been added to this year’s Concerts Under the Stars line-up! Local band Mertle will be playing in the Chaffee Planetarium on Tuesday, May 15! Mertle is a local alternative, indie pop/rock band comprised of Max McKinnon (Vocals, and Keys), Kendall Wright…

March For Our Lives: Thousands of students rally for gun control

Hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and their supporters have converged on Washington, DC and other cities worldwide to march for their lives, demanding US legislators address recent school shootings and strengthen gun control laws. Survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida, high school led hundreds of thousands Saturday in March for…

Michigan House approves divisive bill to make English official state language

With a national debate centered around gun control reaching a fever pitch, Michigan’s Republican-led House of Representatives has decided now is the time to address what they seem to feel is a very urgent and important issue: Making English Michigan’s official language. Without warning, Republicans rammed House Bill 4053 through last month. The vote passed…

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Names Fernand Fernandez Interim CEO

The Board of Directors of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Fernand “Fern” Fernandez interim CEO and President. Mr. Fernandez, former Vice President Global Marketing for American Airlines, was supported unanimously for this interim position. “I’m humbled by this opportunity and look forward to working with the talented staff, partners and chambers…

Men Build Brotherly Bonds Around The BBQ Grill

  Tecate, the Mexican growth engine inside the Heineken USA portfolio, announced an evolution to their award winning “Born Bold” campaign introduced in 2015 called “We Are Bold.” The new campaign is built around four friends’ brotherly bond while emphasizing the camaraderie, rivalries and unspoken, yet understood inside jokes during their regular barbecues (BBQ). Canelo…