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11 Latinas Using Their Platforms to Empower Through Education

Laysha Macedo
Academia is a difficult one to breakthrough especially as a woman and person of color, especially when it comes to Predominantly White Institutes (PWIs). According to a report from the Pew Research Center, Latinx adults are less likely to earn...
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Setting Boundaries During the Holidays is Crucial for Your Mental Health

Virginia Isaad
I’m a really picky eater and struggle with trying new foods so this brings on extra stress during the holiday season. Food brings most Latinx families together, so you can imagine the comments that I receive over Thanksgiving and Christmas...
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How to Veganize Your Favorite Latin Recipes for Holidays

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
An essential part of the holidays is the FOOD and in our community we go all out and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals we don’t usually get to enjoy at any other time. If you’re Latinx and you’ve gone vegan though,...
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9 TikTokers Who Are Shining a Light on the Indigenous Culture

Nicole Young
Indigenous content creators are taking over TikTok to raise awareness about issues affecting their communities and culture. They are sharing their own personal journeys with their Indigenous identities and cultural history with the world. Creators like Juan Guerreo Maya showcase...
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Culture Lifestyle

Gift Guide: Indigenous Lifestyle Brands You Need to Shop

Sofía Aguilar
Supporting Indigenous businesses should happen year-round, especially during Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season. Rather than purchasing products that might exploit Indigenous communities, it’s essential to shop from brands owned and operated by Indigenous artisans and entrepreneurs, #InspiredNative,...
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Digame: Therapist Jacqueline Garcia is Destigmatizing Mental Health

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Jacqueline Garcia is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker who is using social media to amplify the importance of mental...
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Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portrait Becomes Most Expensive Work by LATAM Artist Sold in Auction

Virginia Isaad
Iconic Mexican/German artist Frida Kahlo remains one of the most recognized and coveted artists from Latin America and on Tuesday her artwork broke an auction record. One of her famous self-portraits has become the most expensive work by a Latin...
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‘Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed’ is a Powerful Anthology of Diverse Latinx Voices

Virginia Isaad
Latinx stories aren’t often represented in the mostly white publishing industry so the newly-released anthology Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed, edited by Saraciea J. Fennell, who is of Black, Indigenous, and Honduran woman, is a powerful book simply by existing....