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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Pens Children’s Book Inspired by Her Mother

The ever-inspiring Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, just released her fourth children’s book  earlier this week, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, inspired by her beloved mom. Sonia credits her with instilling an attitude of positivity and optimism in...
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Meet Melba Tellez: Woman in Tech, Mentor & Entrepreneur

As a first-generation Mexican American college graduate, Melba Tellez, was lost when she started graduate school. She didn’t know anyone in her field and had no resources. In fact, she was a high school dropout, who despite all odds, had...
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Healthy Latin American Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

First, we want to remind you that eating healthier absolutely in no way, means that you have to give up your favorite cultural foods. So many Latin American dishes are brimming with nutrients that will fuel and strengthen your body....
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16 Movies & Shows Featuring Latinx Talent Coming Out in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
With the news of the cancellation of Gentefied earlier this month, it feels like the year is off to a rocky start for Latinx representation in Hollywood. The show made many of us feel seen and its cancellation after just...
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Latinx Parenting, Techqueria and More Latinx Creators on Patreon

In a time when Latinxs are working toward representation in industries like Hollywood and technology, many are taking it upon themselves to find a way to showcase their talents, educate, build community, and still make a living.  Members of the...
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New Graphic Novel About César Chávez March Released

Iconic Mexican American civil rights activist, César Chávez, is the subject of a new graphic novel for children spotlighting his work in support of migrant farm workers. Written by award-winning Chicano comic book author, Terry Blas, and illustrated by acclaimed...
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French Fashion Label Sézane Used Imagery of Indigenous Woman Without Paying Her

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Capitalizing on the labor and image of Indigenous people is unfortunately not a rare occurrence with major brands often using Indigenous culture to promote their products.  Popular French fashion label, Sézane, has come under fire for reportedly intending to use...
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10 Latinx Filmmakers You Should Know About

In 2021, we saw a lot of up-and-coming Latinx talent in the film industry making big moves. Going into 2022 with that in mind, we wanted to make the extra effort to continue supporting Latinx creators in the entertainment industry...
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Anti-Immigration Tweets from VP Kamala Harris’ New Communications Director Surface

Political pundit and career Democratic communications aide, Jamal Simmons, was named Vice President Kamala Harris‘ communications director on Thursday, January 6, and not long after, he came under fire for a number of tweets that were perceived as being anti-immigration....
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I Stopped Setting New Year’s Resolutions & Started Doing Things My Way

As far back as I can remember, I hated New Year’s Eve and even New Year’s Day for that matter. I know hate is a strong word, but I mean it. Even as a very young child, I remember feeling...