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Articles by Hector Gonzalez

Latino Culture: Belittled By Hollywood, Amplified By The Rest of The World

When the "Cesar Chavez" biopic came out, it opened up with poor reviews and empty movie theaters. It failed to connect with the general audience, not because it's a good or bad film, but because the Latino story doesn't connect on the big screens. The Latino story may not be a hit in Hollywood, but go to places even behind the Hollywood scenes and everyone is loving Latino culture.

Is San Jose's Roots a Thing of the Past?

As San Jose grows as a tech mecca, commentator Hector Gonzalez wonders where the iconic cultural "jewels" that made San Jose's identity have gone, and the implication of the loss on the city.

Why Angulo vs. Canelo had a lot to with Mayweather and Lara

From last weekend's big boxing bout against boxers, Canelo and Angulo, Hector Gonzalez drops the politics behind the win and loss of each boxer.

The Kanye West Yeezus Album: Get With It or Get Left Behind

Hip Hop artist and writer Hegotistic drops a little knowledge for all you Kanye West haters who are about to get "left behind."

Adrien Broner is the NOT THE NEXT BIG THING

Everyone is saying after last weekend's fight Adrien Broner is the next big thing, writer Hector Gonzalez goes in on why you shouldn't get too excited.

Latin America Takes a Step Away from U.S. Policies and Towards Independent Future

"This weekend marked the first time in years that El Salvador, who leads the world in youth homicide rates, had no homicides. At the same time, the Latin America summit is going on where Latin America is pleading America to change its war on drug policies, there's a connection there", writes author Hector Gonzalez.

Youth Are Killed, And Where is the Outrage and Call for Accountability?

In the wake of the death of a five-year-old boy in Oakland, writer and youth worker Hector Gonzalez wonders why youth activism is not holding the community more accountable.
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