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The Alma Awards or American Latino Media Arts Awards are distinctions awarded to Latino performers (actors, film and television directors, and musicians) who promote positive portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment field. In Spanish alma means spirit or soul. // The term Latino is a linguistic identity that refers to an individual that has significant ancestry from a nation-state where a Latin derived language is spoken or is the offical language of the government. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ...

Created in 1995 by the National Council of La Raza, it takes over from the previous Bravo Awards. It's part of NCLR's strategy to counter the negative stereotyping of Latinos in US entertainment. The awards are given during an annual ceremony held in June. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is a non-profit, and non-partisan political advocacy group in the United States. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...

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