Pamela Avila

Lifestyle

5 WOC Who Have Opened Up About Their Struggles with Eating Disorders

Pamela Avila
About 29 million Americans experience a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime, reports The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. But of that significant number of people, only one-third who struggle with eating disorders will ever receive treatment. The numbers...
Culture Family

7 Audiobooks For Young Adult Readers by BIPOC Authors

Pamela Avila
For some of us growing up, curling up in our bed and hiding away in our room with a good book was how we preferred to spend our days. Meanwhile, others preferred to go out and spend their free time...
Culture

10 Latinx YA Novels All About Love You Need to Check Out

Pamela Avila
If there’s anything we can all agree on is that deep down, we’re all suckers for a good ‘ol love story. But like many other things in life, love comes in many forms, shapes, and sizes — and a book...
Culture

15 Black Bookstagrammers to Follow For Your Next Read

Pamela Avila
Books can transport us someplace else—offering a much-needed respite from the rest of the world. They can teach us about other people’s joy, hurt, and life experiences, and in doing so, they ultimately change us and change how we view...
News and Entertainment

AOC Calls Out Head of Homeland Security About Border Agents’ ‘Rape Memes’

Pamela Avila
Just days after being publicly attacked by President Trump, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez confronted the acting head of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan about his knowledge of a secret Facebook group creating photoshopped memes of her “violent rape” during a House Oversight...