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Meet Melba Tellez: Woman in Tech, Mentor & Entrepreneur

As a first-generation Mexican American college graduate, Melba Tellez, was lost when she started graduate school. She didn’t know anyone in her field and had no resources. In fact, she was a high school dropout, who despite all odds, had...
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Healthy Latin American Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

First, we want to remind you that eating healthier absolutely in no way, means that you have to give up your favorite cultural foods. So many Latin American dishes are brimming with nutrients that will fuel and strengthen your body....
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New Graphic Novel About César Chávez March Released

Iconic Mexican American civil rights activist, César Chávez, is the subject of a new graphic novel for children spotlighting his work in support of migrant farm workers. Written by award-winning Chicano comic book author, Terry Blas, and illustrated by acclaimed...
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Why Ignoring the Spiritual Scammer Problem on Social Media is Hurting Our Community

Esoteric Esa
Astrologer, podcast host, and founder of spiritual blog Souliminati, Esoteric Esa pens a letter asking for support for the spiritual community following a surge in social media scammers. She, along with other Latina spiritual practitioners, have been the victims of...
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Acclaimed Latinx Short Films You Need to Watch

Laysha Macedo
The work of Latinx creatives in Hollywood is worth celebrating year-round and here at HipLatina, we are highlighting some short films that center narratives of the Latinx community.  As we’ve seen a rise in Latinx representation in mainstream media with...
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Latinx Romance Anthology Highlights Sexually and Culturally Diverse Love

Latinx love stories aren’t often diverse or varied in publishing but Latinx authors are slowly but surely changing that. A group of Latina authors came together this past holiday season to create a thoughtful, holiday-themed romance anthology that intentionally highlights diverse...
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10 Content Creators Using Their Platforms to Educate on Afro-Latinidad

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Afro-Latinidad is a topic that seems to invoke a lot of emotion in people, and draw out just as many opinions on what it means to be Black, what it means to be Latinx and what it means to Black...
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11 of the Best Books by Latinas of 2021 You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It was such a good year for Latinx literature! So many insanely talented Latinx authors released new books this year that we honestly couldn’t even keep up. There are even more exciting Latinx books coming out in 2022, but while...