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Salvadoran American Marcella Arguello Talks Latina Representation in Comedy & New Fuse Series

Sofía Aguilar
Salvadoran American stand-up comedian Marcella Arguello was a force to be reckoned with from childhood. Describing herself as a “class clown” who was always “being silly, being goofy” from day one, Arguello has since headlined and opened for acts in...
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Bad Bunny Releases ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’, Breaks Two Spotify Records

Sofía Aguilar
Bad Bunny just dropped his new album Un Verano Sin Ti and surprise, surprise, it already broke two Spotify records on its first day of release (so far, at least)! Since its drop on May 6, not only has the...
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Yasmín Ramírez’s ‘¡Andalé, Prieta!’ Explores Grief, Latinidad and Matriarchy

Sofía Aguilar
Writer Yasmín Ramírez is building community and honoring her mixed roots through a form of storytelling you likely haven’t read before. Hailing from El Paso, Texas, the Mexican American writer and now published author recently released her debut memoir ¡Andalé,...
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Yalitza Aparicio Defends Choice to Wear Designer Clothes as Indigenous Woman

Sofía Aguilar
Indigenous peoples everywhere have faced microaggressions and criticism from non-natives for centuries but actress Yalitza Aparicio has been at the forefront since her acting debut in the Oscar-nominated 2018 film Roma. The daughter of Indigenous parents from the Mixtec and...
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Ricky Martin and Linda Ronstadt Songs Inducted into National Recording Registry

Sofía Aguilar
Latin musicians have been essential to the success of the music industry for years, selling millions of records, redefining pop culture each year, and influencing new and upcoming artists. Now those efforts are finally being recognized by the Library of...
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15 Must-Read Poetry Collections by Latinas in Honor of National Poetry Month

Sofía Aguilar
April marks an important month for poetry lovers, readers, and writers—National Poetry Month! The month-long celebration was originally created by the Academy of American Poets to recognize the importance of poets in our culture and everyday lives. It has been...
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How Ariana Godoy’s ‘A Través De Mi Ventana’ Went From Wattpad Novel to Netflix Film

Sofía Aguilar
Venezuelan writer Ariana Godoy is reinventing the publishing and film industries at the same time with a novel that garnered millions of reads. Her critically successful romance-thriller novel A Través De Mi Ventana is one of many novels she’s written on...
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‘West Side Story’ Star Rachel Zegler Invited to the Oscars After Backlash

Sofía Aguilar
At only 20 years old, Rachel Zegler has already risen to prominence in Hollywood for her critically acclaimed role in Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story as Maria. She is the youngest person in history to receive a Golden...
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Ana Villafañe Set to Star in Biopic About Alina Fernandez, Daughter of Fidel Castro

Sofía Aguilar
Cuban communist leader and dictator Fidel Castro, one of Latin America’s most prominent historical figures, is well known but what do you know about his anti-communist daughter? Alina Fernandez is a Cuban American human rights activist who lived in Cuba...