Posts Tagged ‘Rosie Perez’

Style File

Friday, June 13th, 2014
Rosie Perez, actress

Rosie Perez, actress

They say Father Time is undefeated…and if he is, then one person giving him a run for his money is actress Rosie Perez. Perez continues to age gracefully, 25 years after dancing onto the scene in the Spike Lee summer joint Do The Right Thing (easily one of the most audacious acting debuts ever, second only to Eddie Murphy in 48 hours)

Perez, who is a fight fan, was in the area recently to visit the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Dreaming Big is Required

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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We all like a good story about overcoming odds and transforming misfortune into triumph. That’s the story Rosie Perez  talked about during an interview today (publicizing her book on NPR).  Perez went from Soul Train dancer to actor, to victim rights advocate and motivational speaker. She is pictured above during a visit to the Southwest Community Center, where she was a keynote speaker (2011).

Doing the right thing

Friday, September 30th, 2011
Actor, producer, director and activist Rosie Perez speaks at the SWCC

Actor, producer, director, choreographer and activist Rosie Perez speaks at the SWCC

Bravo to Rosie Perez who continues to use her platform as a celebrity to bring HIV/AIDS awareness across the country. She spoke last night during a program at the Southwest Community Center for Fighting AIDS/HIV thru Case Management, Education and Support (F.A.C.E.S.).