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Virginia Isaad

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Being a First Gen Latina in College Was Isolating But It Made Me Stronger

Virginia Isaad
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. “Tu madre está mal y es tu culpa.” These...
Culture

Digame: Dr. Angel Jones is Dedicated to Amplifying Afro-Latinx Voices

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. First-gen Afro-Latina Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar whose research explores the impact of racism...
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How to End the Cycle of Generational Trauma in Latinx Families

Virginia Isaad
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. Generational trauma has been a hot topic in mental...
Culture

How to Build an Ancestral Altar for El Día de Los Muertos

Virginia Isaad
Erika Buenaflor is a modern-day curandera who utilizes her vast experience in curanderismo, and knowledge of ancient Mesoamerican shamanism to reveal how this sacred wisdom can help people heal holistically. She’s published several books on curanderismo and is the founder...
Culture News and Entertainment

Yuma Inarú Pouerie: A Fierce Drummer in the Male-Dominated La Bomba Puertorriqueña

Virginia Isaad
Dating back over 400 years to a time when enslaved persons were kidnapped from Africa  and brought to Borikén (as the Indigenous called Puerto Rico),  the vibrant folk tradition of Puerto Rican Bomba has always held a strong feminine presence....
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Nury Martinez Controversy Spotlights Anti-Indigeneity & Racism in Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
In the wake of the anti-Indigenous and racist comments made by former Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez, the impact is still felt within the communities affected. Martinez resigned as president on Monday, Oct. 10, after spending nearly 10...