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Rep. Deb Haaland Could Be first Native American Cabinet Secretary in U.S.

Virginia Isaad
President-Elect Joe Biden announced nominated New Mexico Representative Deb Haaland to serve as Secretary of the Interior in a historic move. If she’s confirmed by the Senate, she’ll be the first Native American to hold a cabinet secretary position. She’s...

Christopher Columbus Statue Is Finally Removed From L.A. Park During National Native American Heritage Month

Araceli Cruz
On Nov. 10, a year since city officials in Los Angeles voted to take down a Christopher Columbus statue from a park, workers finally removed it. Spectators took pictures and watched as city workers took down the statue from downtown’s Grand...

Alternatives to Abuela’s Recipes: Healthy Twists on Latin American Dishes

HipLatina Kitchen
The beauty of the Latino culture — and, indeed, the cuisine — is that it has flavors like no other culture in this world. Unfortunately, that flavor sometimes comes at a high price: fat, cholesterol, and sodium are all the...
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Disney Buys ‘Mija’ Doc About Mexican American Daughter of Undocumented Immigrants

Virginia Isaad
Filmmaker Isabel Castro’s documentary feature debut Mija garnered critical acclaim at Sundance earlier this year for its portrayal of two Mexican American daughters trying to succeed. Disney Original Documentary has now acquired worldwide rights to the film and FX, which...
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11 Latin American Ingredients Our Ancestors Used in Food

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The many countries throughout Latin America have long been home to fertile ground, and for centuries, Indigenous people used everything they could for nourishment. Our ancestors may have worked hard to find, prepare and preserve food, but in the process,...
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Latina Designers Whose Work Elevates Latin American Fashion

Nicole Young
We at HipLatina love fashion and appreciate the beautiful diversity in Latin American style and so do these amazing Latina designers. Valentino and Chanel get plenty of love worldwide but there’s still progress to be made in shining a light...
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Dominican-American Marine Johanny Rosario Pichardo Killed in Kabul Attack

Virginia Isaad
We’ve been learning more about the identities of the 13 soldiers that were killed during the tragic Hamid Karzai International Airport attack in Afghanistan on Thursday, Aug.26 including USMC Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo. The 25-year-old Lawrence, Mass. native,  died while...

10 Refreshing Summer Cocktails with Latin American Ingredients Perfect for July 4

No one parties like Latinx people do and as such an integral part of the American fabric, we take the 4th of July as a time not just to celebrate the birth of a nation, but as a time to...
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10 Cocktails from Latin-American Countries to Serve This Memorial Day

With Memorial Day weekend just a few days away, our mouths are literally watering at the thought of grilling out and sipping on some fruity and refreshing cocktails. The start of summer is almost here and we are so ready...