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9 Films About Indigenous LATAM History You Need to Watch

Sofía Aguilar
It’s Native American Heritage Month and while we should always be uplifting Indigenous voices, this is a dedicated time of the year for all of us to educate ourselves about the land we’re currently occupying and its original Indigenous occupants...
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Eva Longoria to Star & Produce LGBTQ+ Wedding Comedy for Amazon Studios

Sofía Aguilar
Eva Longoria is definitely keeping busy with a whole slate of upcoming film and TV projects under her belt, including Land of Women and  Alexander and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in collaboration with George Lopez. Most recently, it...
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Reggaeton Comedy Series ‘Neon’ From Creator Shea Serrano Coming to Netflix

Sofía Aguilar
Reggaeton is in the spotlight with a new upcoming series centered on making it in the music industry.  Streaming service giant Netflix recently announced that it had ordered eight episodes for the first season of Neon, which “focuses on three...
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‘Wakanda Forever’ Offers An Empowering Indigenous Latinx Future

Sofía Aguilar
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD  In 2018, Black Panther hit theaters and became a phenomenon unlike anything Marvel had released before. As the first Black-led superhero film, it was a cultural reset. Black audiences were flocking to theaters in droves, Black celebrities were...
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11 Books to Understand the Indigenous History of LATAM

Sofía Aguilar
Every November, we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, a month-long recognition of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas who are given a platform to share their cultures, traditions, literature, and more. While we should be supporting Indigenous people all year...
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What I Learned as a Latina First-Gen Student at a Liberal Arts College

Sofía Aguilar
When I think about the education I received throughout my life, I consider myself an incredibly lucky first gen Latina. From childhood on, I jumped between a number of private and public schools that each prepared me in some way...
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The Copy-Paste Latina TikTok Trend Excludes Black and Indigenous Latinas

Sofía Aguilar
It looks like Latinidad will never stop trending on TikTok or making waves in the community,  and unfortunately it’s sometimes all for the wrong reasons. From the #CleanGirlAesthetic to the agua fresca/spa water debate to Hailey Beiber’s “brownie lips”,  the...
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Cristela Alonzo to Star in CBS Comedy Produced by Jennifer Lopez

Sofía Aguilar
If you’ve seen the ABC sitcom Cristela, you’ll likely know the name Cristela Alonzo, the first Latina woman to create, produce, write, and star in her own primetime comedy in the U.S. For the first time since the series was canceled...