Published On: Mon, Oct 31st, 2011

Latino Quote Of The Day by Rosie Perez

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"The majority of Latin actresses in Hollywood were always playing either spitfires or maids. Now here is a woman who comes in and does leads opposite white people and black people and other Spanish people, and she's comfortable in her skin? Gasp! How dare she?”

-  Rosie Perez (Puerto Rican), actress, dancer, choreographer, director and community activist.

Latino Quote Of The Day is curated by Bobby Gonzalez.

Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in  the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.  

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Latino Quote Of The Day by Rosie Perez