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HOLLYWOOD NEW MOVIE RELEASES

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By Mary Velazquez


Hello friends it’s about that time again to bring you the best in Hollywood’s Movie Releases hope you are all having a great week and enjoy one of these releases.

Oz the Great and Powerful: (PG)
Directed by Sam Raimi this movie was released  Friday March 8, 2013, a movie that entails the story of a mischievous magician whom obtains the wisdom to become a powerful ruler in a magical land. When arriving to this magical land he has to fight off three witches who will challenge his strongest powers. The witches influence him with a power that he possesses which would completely destroy the entire kingdom and become the greatest leader even if this means he will no longer be The Wizard of Oz. With actors James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weltz, Joey King and others, this movie will bring you action, adventure and fantasy.



Beyond The Hills: (Not rated)
this movie develops a great story that is more common in our society than what we think. Starts off in Romania in an isola…

RAYMOND L. TELLES FIRST MEXICAN AMERICAN ELECTED MAYOR IN US HISTORY DIES

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MALDEF MOURNS THE LOSS OF MEXICAN AMERICAN LEADER RAYMOND L. TELLES
Mayor and Ambassador Leaves a Legacy of Public Service

LOS ANGELES, CA – MALDEF mourns the loss of Mexican American leader and pioneer Raymond L. Telles. Telles was the first Mexican American mayor of a major city and is credited with opening the path to high political offices for other Latinos nationwide by running the city of El Paso successfully during his two terms.

Born in El Paso on Sept. 5, 1915, Telles served in the Army and the Air Force, serving in both World War II and the Korean War. Telles worked at the United States Department of Justice for eight years. Telles was El Paso County clerk for four terms. Before he became mayor, whites had dominated El Paso politics. He was elected with the support of a grass-roots effort based on registering Mexican American voters and getting them to the polls. Telles' election as the first Mexican American mayor of El Paso in 1957 was a groundbreaking event in the hist…