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How I’m Turning My 2023 Manifestations & Intentions Into Reality

Sofía Aguilar
With each passing year, more and more people are ditching the outdated idea of New Year’s resolutions, especially in 2023. Growing up, I had all these pressures and expectations surrounding the new year, that the minute the holiday season was...
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Meg Medina is First Latina National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Sofía Aguilar
We love seeing Latinx writers representing in publishing, shattering glass ceilings and breaking new ground along the way. In 2021, Natalie Diaz became the first Latina poet to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Last year, Ada Limón made history...
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16 Films Featuring Latinx Talent Coming out in 2023

Sofía Aguilar
2022 was a great year for Latinx representation in film! From the record-breaking HBOMax film Father of the Bride starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan, to the Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever that offered unprecedented Indigenous Latinx representation in a...
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Bad Bunny to Executive Produce TV Adaptation of YA Novel “They Both Die at the End”

Sofía Aguilar
Bad Bunny is already making 2023 his year in entertainment! Recently he’s made appearances in TV and film projects like Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico and Bullet Train, respectively. He also made headlines last year for his history-making moves in the film industry by...
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14 TV Shows Featuring Latinx Talent Premiering in 2023

Sofía Aguilar
Latinxs have been making their mark in media and entertainment lately, especially in Latinx TV shows. There’s no shortage of great shows to watch but it’s especially amazing to see Latinx talent both in front of and behind the camera,...
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18 Books by Latinx Authors Coming Out in 2023 You Need to Read

Sofía Aguilar
We’ve loved seeing Latinx authors making their mark on the publishing industry and thankfully, this year is no different! In all genres, there is a need for Latinx stories, especially from Afro-Latinx and Indigenous Latinx writers, and plenty of authors...
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Rep. Jimmy Gomez Takes Baby to Congress to Normalize Working Dads

Sofía Aguilar
We love seeing Latinxs in politics, serving important roles and positions in our government and breaking down barriers for the next generation of leaders like Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Latino U.S. representative Jimmy Gomez...
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How I’m Celebrating Christmas & Relearning Traditions With My Mexican Family

Sofía Aguilar
Growing up, my family never had the Christmas celebrations that I saw in the movies. Besides living in Los Angeles where the closest we’ll ever get to snow is two hours and a mountainous drive away, I noticed that our...
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12 Picture Books by Latinx Authors To Teach Kids About Navidad & Noche Buena

Sofía Aguilar
You know it’s the holiday season when we’re constantly shopping for our familia’s gifts and cooking our traditional Christmas food like tamales. But how many of the little ones in our lives know why this time is so special and...