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Omar Lopez, President and CEO

Omar Lopez of Marriagenyc, Inc.

At only 26 years-old, Omar Lopez is doing something so out of the business norm and personally rewarding that you can’t help but want to learn more about this rising star. Omar, President and CEO of Marriagenyc, Inc., is utilizing his knowledge about the strict rules and regulations of obtaining a marriage license, his bilingual talents and his skill set in wedding services to become a top New York destination for wedding ceremonies catering to the Latino community. As an ordained Minister, Omar spends his waking hours juggling as many as 5+ weddings in a day…

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10 The age of the world’s youngest graduate, Michael Kearney. He received a B.A. in anthropology from the University of South Alabama.

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An Anti-Rape Condom?

An Anti-Rape Condom? I cannot place myself in the shoes of a rape victim. I cannot begin to imagine the blinding fear that comes with walking the streets of Johannesburg, or the pangs of helplessness, hopelessness, and indiscriminate fury that rape victims attempt to deal with. I cannot relate to those who have felt like they have had their humanity violated, their decency trampled, and their norms of order and stability stripped down violently in an act of shameful cowardice.

Alexis Parra, Conference Chair

Alexis Parra of Hispanic Women’s Corporation More than twenty years ago, the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC) set out to embrace the unique social and cultural opportunities that present themselves when Latinas create and build relationships. The HWC now serves over 2,000 women, 400 high school students and 45 scholars, helping to empower Latinas across the country through creating connections and conversations with one another. Alexis Parra, 28, Conference Chair for the HWC…

Worst. Interview. Ever.

Worst. Interview. Ever. We’ve all had them – the point in an interview that makes you cringe and think, “Did I really just say/do that?”, leaving you only to grin stupidly. Or run away. Whatever your moment, we want to know! Tell us your most embarrassing/strange/funny interview experience, so that our TCC readers know they’re not alone in their embarassing mistakes. And don’t worry – you can be as anonymous as you want – just let us know in your email. Either way, it makes us laugh. With you, that is.

U.S. Hispanics embracing Islam
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Hispanic Americans Contributing to the American Mosaic
U.S. Population Poised To Hit 300 Million
Don’t ‘Brown’ the Hispanics

October 27

when 7:30 pm (EST); 4 minutes
where Pratt Mansion, 1027 Fifth Avenue in New York-Manhattan, NY
price $75
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Poker Tournament and a Fashion Show

November 20

SAMMY! The incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi
when 7:58 am (EST); 2 hours
where Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road , Palo Alto 94306 in Palo Alto, CA
price $100/$75/$50/$20
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Winner of 2006 Excellence in Theatre Awards for the Best Play, Best Actor, Best Original Script & Best Costume Design

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