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Eva Longoria Developing Sci-Fi Series Based on Book Inspired by Cuban Mythology

Virginia Isaad
Eva Longoria‘s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment just added another Latinx show to their roster following the announcement that she’s working on a series for ABC about a large Mexican-American family in Texas. The multi-generational comedy is about an upper-middle-class family handling grief,...
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Gabby Petito’s Case Sparks Outcry for More Coverage of Missing Indigenous Women

Virginia Isaad
The movement to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women has worked to continue to get more recognition of the cause and yet hundreds go miss never to be found. Since September 11, every American news channel has been...
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Walter Mercado Popularized Astrology and Helped Us Decolonize Our Ancestral Spirituality

Virginia Isaad
Walter Mercado was a Supernova household staple in Latinidad who left a legacy to be respected for Indigenous, Latine/x, and Hispanic generations to come. Aside from Mercado being a creative genius and gender fluid icon, he was intentionally guiding us...
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Chris Perez and Selena’s Family Amicably Resolve Yearslong Legal Battle

Virginia Isaad
The love story of Chris Perez and Selena Quintanilla Perez lives on decades after the Queen of Tejano’s death but his relationship with her family has been contentious for years until now. Earlier this week Perez announced on his social...
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‘For Brown Girls’ is an Empowering and Healing Memoir for Women of Color

Virginia Isaad
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez is an immigrant from Nicaragua and a first-gen Vanderbilt University graduate, these identities play a huge role in her journey and in her debut book, For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts. The memoir/guide/educational...
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Barbie Launches New Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez Dolls

Virginia Isaad
In recent years Barbie has been working on diverse representation including launching dolls of Latin icons like Frida Kahlo and Selena. Today, in honor of the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Barbie unveiled Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez dolls...