Google Honors Selena, Because… It’s Freaking Selena!

Say what you will about Latinos in America, but if someone deserves to be honored on the homepage of the world’s most visited Website is Selena Quintanilla, the singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, who came to be known as The Queen of Tejano Music and was murdered by a [Latina] nutcase.

Here she is at the height of her brief – yet wondrous – career:

Via: CNET en Español

Waiter, there’s a Mexican in my Google Doodle!

Mexican actress Dolores del Río was born Aug. 3, 1904

If you happen to visit Google.com today (which is, like, super likely) you’ll find a colorful homage to Dolores del Río, the legendary actress who went to become as famous in Hollywood than in her native Mexico.

Calling her a “trailblazer for women in Hollywood and beyond,” Google’s homage is more than welcome, especially these days when immigrants are increasingly being hailed as “personas non gratas.” 

Via: CNET en Español