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‘Blockbuster’ Stars Olga Merediz & Melissa Fumero Talk Latinx Representation

Sofía Aguilar
Warning: Some spoilers ahead Blockbuster, the video rental store that peaked in the ’90s, may be a thing of the past but a new Netflix series has brought new life to the former franchise. Blockbuster, a fictionalized workplace comedy following a group...
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‘Wakanda Forever’ Offers An Empowering Indigenous Latinx Future

Sofía Aguilar
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD  In 2018, Black Panther hit theaters and became a phenomenon unlike anything Marvel had released before. As the first Black-led superhero film, it was a cultural reset. Black audiences were flocking to theaters in droves, Black celebrities were...
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Digame: Dr. Angel Jones is Dedicated to Amplifying Afro-Latinx Voices

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. First-gen Afro-Latina Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar whose research explores the impact of racism...
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How to End the Cycle of Generational Trauma in Latinx Families

Virginia Isaad
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. Generational trauma has been a hot topic in mental...
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Nury Martinez Controversy Spotlights Anti-Indigeneity & Racism in Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
In the wake of the anti-Indigenous and racist comments made by former Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez, the impact is still felt within the communities affected. Martinez resigned as president on Monday, Oct. 10, after spending nearly 10...
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Digame: Leslie Priscilla of LatinxParenting Talks Ending Chancla Culture

Virginia Isaad
Leslie Priscilla is the founder of Latinx Parenting, a bilingual organization and movement rooted in children’s rights, social and racial justice, the practice of nonviolence and reparenting, intergenerational and ancestral healing, cultural sustenance, and the active decolonization of oppressive practices...