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Sep 26, 2012, 06:15 ET

NHLA Demands Apology from Kennedy Center

 The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 30 national Latino organizations, has written to Kennedy Center Chairman David...

Sep 20, 2012, 15:31 ET
Kennedy Center Dishonors Latino Artists.  (PRNewsFoto/National Hispanic Foundation for The Arts)

El Kennedy Center ignora a los artistas latinos

En cartas a los ejecutivos del Kennedy Center, a Caroline Kennedy, al Presidente Obama y a miembros del Comité Hispano del Congreso...

Sep 20, 2012, 06:15 ET
Kennedy Center Dishonors Latino Artists.  (PRNewsFoto/National Hispanic Foundation for The Arts)

Kennedy Center Dishonors Latino Artists

No Latino Honored in a Decade – and only 2 in 35 years!   In letters to Kennedy Center executives, Caroline...

Feb 08, 2012, 15:43 ET

Decision 2012: Latinos Missing in Action on Sunday Morning Network News Shows

 Last March 2011, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) launched the Art of Politics Impact Project to address the lack of...

Jun 29, 2011, 14:07 ET

National Latino Organizations Challenge Broadcast News Presidents to Increase the Presence of Latinos on Sunday Morning News Talk Shows

The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA), together with the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the Mexican American Legal Defense...

Jun 23, 2011, 16:00 ET

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts: Fusión de AT&T positiva para el comercio y la industria de entretenimiento

The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA - Fundación Nacional Hispana para las Artes), la principal organización dedicada a...

Jun 23, 2011, 10:41 ET

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts: AT&T Merger Good for Commerce and Entertainment Industry

The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA), the premier organization representing the interests of Latinos in Hollywood, recently filed...

Sep 29, 2006, 01:00 ET

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Honors John Singleton With the Raul Julia Award, Michael Pena and Wilmer Valderrama With the Horizon Award at the 2006 'Noche De Gala'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed film director John Singleton, actor Michael Pena of "World Trade Center," Wilmer Valderrama, of...

May 15, 2002, 01:00 ET

Network TV Diversity: Half Empty or Half Full? LatinoLess or LatinoLite TV?

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Children Now, issues its third annual study of diversity in prime time, the "2001-2002 Fall Colors...

Sep 24, 2001, 01:00 ET

Hollywood and Washington Salute National Hispanic Foundation For the Arts in Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Mrs. Tom Daschle, NHFA Co-founders Jimmy Smits and Esai Morales, as well as...

Aug 15, 2001, 01:00 ET

Latinos: The Weakest Link on TV

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve out of one hundred faces in America are Latino; yet only 2 out of 100 faces reflected on prime time...

Sep 20, 2000, 01:00 ET

President Bill Clinton Surprises Jimmy Smits At the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts' Noche de Gala

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton paid a surprise visit to Jimmy Smits at the National Hispanic Foundation for the...

Mar 28, 2000, 00:00 ET

Tipper Gore to Host Jimmy Smits' Foundation

WASHINGTON, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore, will host a reception today in honor of Jimmy Smits'...

Sep 16, 1999, 01:00 ET

Vice President Al Gore and Jimmy Smits Challenge Hollywood

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Advertisers run the risk of losing Latino consumers as our community begins to understand the dynamics of...

Sep 11, 1999, 01:00 ET

Vice President Gore Set to Address Lack of Latino Images on Television at National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts 'Noche De Gala' Dinner

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid a growing outcry from minority groups protesting the lack of diversity on television, the Latino...

Aug 23, 1999, 01:00 ET

Los Angeles Times Chosen for Raul Julia Award

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) has selected the Los Angeles Times to be the 1999...

Aug 16, 1999, 01:00 ET

Vice President and Mrs. Gore to be Honored Guests at the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Dinner

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vice President and Mrs. Al Gore will be the featured guests on September 13, 1999, at the Third Annual "Noche...

Jul 27, 1999, 01:00 ET

Groups Protest Latino Brownout on Television; Hispanic Arts Foundation Calls for TV Boycott During Sweeps Week

HOUSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) President Felix Sanchez today joined National Council of La...