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Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood
Written By Rick Najera

** WINNER ** “

Most Inspirational Non-Fiction Book Award” – National Latino Literacy Book Awards

***** 5 stars reviews on Amazon!

Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood is an award-winning memoir about life in Hollywood’s fast-paced entertainment industry, from a Latino perspective. With five star reviews on Amazon and critical acclaim from Hollywood’s most elite, Rick Najera’s fourth book is a must read.


Speaking Engagements

Rick Najera is one of America’s most influential speakers, inspiring audiences, from intimate settings to large corporate conferences.
He has spoken at the most prestigious corporations in the world including Google, The World Bank, CNN, NPR, Al Jazeera, CBS, and universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Wellesley, Santa Clara University, UCLA, NAHREP, CSU Bakersfield, Oxnard College The Coca-Cola Company, Baylor University and many more.

Booking contact:
(213) 500-7837 or sanpresents (at)

Latino Thought Makers Series

Latino Thought Makers is a live stage series hosted by Rick Najera featuring and highlighting Najera’s network of influential Latinos in America, through comedy and interactive dialogue.

Email: latinothoughtmakers1 (at)
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Media Inquires, book signings, appearances:
Susie Albin-Najera
Cell:  213-500-7837

Q. How can I book you for a speaking gig?

A. Rick Najera would be happy to work with you, your organization or corporation. All speeches are customized according to your needs. Please email sanpresents (at) for availability.

Q. Will you read my script?

A. Thank you for inquiring about sending your script. Send to sanpresents (at)

Q. Can I get an autographed book?

A. Yes, send a self-addressed UPS (or USPS) padded envelop. I will sign and return a signed copy of your book. Send to Rick Najera, P.O. Box 16604, Encino, CA 91416

Q. Do you do private acting or coaching lessons?

A. Small group coaching is available. Please send email to: sanpresents (at) for availability and scheduling.

Q. How can I book Latino Thought Makers?

A. Please contact Latino Thought Makers at latinothoughtmakers1 (at)

Q. How much do you charge for a keynote speech?

A. All speeches are customized and cost depends on days of travel, length of speech, audience size, and if teaching a class is requested. Flight, hotel and ground transportation is required. Please email sanpresents (at) for availability.


Please contact me with any questions or if you would like to hire me for an event.

(213) 500 - 7837


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