HBO Latino Debuts Part Two of The Latino List.
HBO Latino is debuting the second installment of the special documentary film series The Latino List which examines the culture of Hispanic America! Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders with interviews conducted by Maria Hinojosa and Sandra Guzman, this installment interviews speakers ( all from a variety of heritages including Cuban, Dominican, El Salvadorian, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican and more) about what it was like growing up in America as a Latino.
The Latino List: Volume Two features interviews with prominent and successful Latinos from the fields of from journalism, modeling, politics, sports, activism and business. Find the list below:
- Christy Turlington Burns: model, entrepreneur and activist, is working to support women’s health projects and relief work across the globe
- Henry Cisneros: politician and businessman, is currently executive chairman of CityView, previously served as mayor of San Antonio and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration
- Cesar Conde: president of Univision Networks, the nation’s largest Spanish-language television network, chairman and co-founder of the Futuro Program, a nonprofit organization that provides role models and educational workshops to Hispanic high school student
- Victor Cruz: wide receiver for the New York Giants, began his football career at the University of Massachusetts and was later signed by the Giants
- Ralph de La Vega: president and CEO of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, serves as the chairman of Hispanic initiatives for the Boy Scouts of America, was inducted into the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Alumni Hall of Fame
- Giselle Fernandez: five-time Emmy-winning journalist, producer, entrepreneur and filmmaker, has been a reporter and guest anchor for CBS’ “Early Show,” “CBS Evening News,” NBC’s “Today” and “NBC Nightly News”, president of the first Latina-owned Hispanic-focused media and management company in Los Angeles
- Nely Galán: former president of entertainment at the Telemundo network was creator and executive producer of the FOX reality series “The Swan” Since 1994, she has been an independent producer and media entrepreneur specializing in the Latino market
- Dolores Huerta: a labor leader and civil rights activist who founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW), with Cesar Chavez, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States Presidential Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights and the Eugene Debs Foundation Outstanding American Award
- Janet Murguía: president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the nation’s largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. From 1994 to 2000, served as deputy assistant to President Bill Clinton, acting as a senior White House liaison to Congres
- Soledad O’Brien: a broadcast journalist and anchor of the CNN news morning program “Starting Point” and has also contributed to CNN’s “In America” series, began her career as an associate producer, news writer and field producer for NBC’s “Today” and “NBC Nightly News”
- Jon Seda: currently stars in the HBO series “Treme”, other credits include “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Selena” and the HBO miniseries “The Pacific”
- Raul Yzaguirr: Latino rights activist, currently serves as the United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic, served as the founding president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization
The Latino List: Volume Two will air on Monday, September 24th from 9:00pm – 9:45pm in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. You can also catch the documentary on September 25th at 9:30 a.m., 27th at 6:15 p.m and 11:50 p.m. and 29th at 2:00 p.m.