HOLA ACTOR SPOTLIGHT | Jesús E. Martínez

Jesús E. Martínez is a two-time HOLA Award-winning actor, ACE Award nominee, voice-over artist and actor-combatant from Brooklyn, New York and raised in Santiago, Dominican Republic. He has been working professionally in the entertainment industry for nearly a decade and going strong. Jesús is currently a member of Repertorio Español (Spanish Repertory Theatre), SEA (Society […]

HOLA – ACTOR SPOT LIGHT | Zahaira Curiel

Zahaira Curiel Zahaira Curiel is a native of New York, born and raised in Washington Heights, with roots planted in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. She graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and made her Off-Broadway debut in Plátanos and Collard Greens. She Is currently one of Statement Arts’ […]

LRDB | Book of the Month | March 2013

Women Warriors of the Afro-Latina Diaspora By: Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, Marinieves Alba and Yvette Modestin is comprised of eleven essays and four poems in which Latina women of African descent share their stories. The collection is a fascinating look at the legacy of more than 400 years of African enslavement in the Americas. The […]