According to reports Latinos are faring better financially than Blacks in the United States but in the race for income equality both minority groups have a long way to go to close the gap against Whites.
A Santa Ana, California school cop puts crying teen in a choke-hold, then yells at witnesses to stop speaking Spanish. The stressed officer obviously had a limited grasp of the language but no need to worry! Mike Robles has a very reasonable solution to the problem of police officers and a second language.
PTSD and other mental health issues are a real concern for veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. In a very emotional and moving segment, Mike makes the case for why we need to pay more than just lip service to the problems facing our soldiers as they return to civilian life after dealing with the rigors of war.
This week’s bochinche focuses on Rob Lowe and John Leguizamo. The former claims he was too pretty for Hollywood and the latter quietly backs away from claims that he’s Puerto Rican.
Both get the Robles & Rosado treatment.
Did you catch the Cohetes game last night? What about the Espuelas? The Toros?
NBA’s Latin Night promotion is front and center on Mike’s mind. While the professional basketball league claims it is addressing a need and owning up to its responsibilities to the Latino community Mike believes it’s really just all about the Benjamins.
This week on the show we also revisit the Saturday Night Live controversy as a new wave of online protests attempt to force NBC and Lorne Michaels to hire Latina performers. We here at Robles & Rosado HQ are shocked that this is still such a hot button issue especially when you consider that we’ve been hammering home a solution to this issue on every one of our episodes so far.
Despite first impressions both Mike and Pedro are positive, happy-go-lucky guys. In an attempt to actively combat the dreaded Latino Crab Syndrome, they lay out a campaign to promote a positive image of Latinos in Hollywood and the media with their #LatinosForLatinos hashtag and series of posts.
To wrap things up, the Bochinche segment focuses on the increasingly ugly child support battle between music superstar Marc Anthony and his beauty queen ex-wife Dayanara Torres.
Robles & Rosado are especially feisty in this episode (and especially funny) but please don’t get upset or offended. We’re just having fun…