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How to Veganize Your Favorite Latin Recipes for Holidays

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
An essential part of the holidays is the FOOD and in our community we go all out and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals we don’t usually get to enjoy at any other time. If you’re Latinx and you’ve gone vegan though,...
Family Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids of All Ages from Latinx-Owned Brands

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We all know that the holidays are mostly for the kids, especially when it comes to gift giving. Of course we enjoy the festivities too, but the holidays wouldn’t feel nearly as special if it weren’t for the excitement and...
News and Entertainment

Meet the Afro-Latino Director of ‘King Richard’ Reinaldo Marcus Green

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The much buzzed about film King Richard starring Will Smith, Jon Bernthal and Tony Goldwyn premieres on today on HBO Max and in theaters about the father and coach of famed tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. It marks a...
Lifestyle

Curly Hair Gift Guide Featuring Latinx-Owned Brands

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
You might not automatically think that gifts related to someone’s hair texture are a thing, but trust us…curly haircare can get really expensive, really fast, so it’s always awesome to be gifted new or even favorite products. Plus, anyone who...
Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide for Your Latina Foodie Friends featuring Latinx-Owned Brands

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Shopping for gifts for foodie friends is so much fun, especially if you’re a foodie yourself, but sometimes it can be a bit tricky. You may not know every single cooking gadget or bit of decorative kitchen swag they already...
News and Entertainment

Mexican-American Filmmaker’s Documentary Highlights Sexual Trauma in Military

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Mexican-American documentary filmmaker Amanda Sarabia attended an event honoring Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén In the summer of 2020  and it led her on a path to use her art to bring to the forefront sexual trauma in the military. Amanda...
News and Entertainment

Murders of Indigenous People in Brazil Increased Tremendously in 2020

It’s a well known but rarely reported fact that the Indigenous community, particularly women, are killed at high rates. Now a new report is highlighting the dramatic increase in murders of the Indigenous community in Brazil. The Catholic Church’s Indigenous...
Family News and Entertainment

Amara La Negra is Pregnant With Twins & Going to Be a Single Mom

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Love & Hip Hop Miami star and “Insecure” singer Amara La Negra, 31,  just announced that she’s expecting twins! The news comes just a few weeks after the Dominicana revealed on Instagram that she suffered a devastating miscarriage earlier in 2021....
News and Entertainment

Telemundo Podcast ‘Fort Hood,’ Covers Vanessa Guillén Murder

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It has been more than a year since the death of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, 20, She was last seen alive in Fort Hood, Texas on April 22 and her remains were found near the base on June 30. Telemundo, in conjunction...
Lifestyle

Cactus is trendy! All the Cactus-Based Products You Have to Try Now

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The world is starting to tell us something our ancestors already knew — cactus is a really useful and versatile plant! A wide variety of cacti are native to Latin America, and Indigenous people traditionally utilized them for many things...