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How Living Sin Miedo As An Investigative Journalist Gets You Closer To The Truth

Annie Leal
Sponsored by: Being an investigative journalist takes a lot of guts, determination and utmost bravery, which are all traits that award-winning correspondent and investigative journalist Mariana van Zeller possesses. Tienes que vivir sin miedo and it’s these powerful traits that...
Gente de Zona Latin Grammys
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Latin Grammys 2021: Cuba Protest Anthem ‘Patria y Vida’ Wins Song of the Year

Sofía Aguilar
This year’s 22nd annual Latin Grammys may have been the most exciting awards ceremony yet! Held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and broadcasted by Univision on Nov. 18th, this year’s theme was “Rediscovering Life Through Music”,...
Reinaldo Marcus Green
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Meet the Afro-Latino Director of ‘King Richard’ Reinaldo Marcus Green

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The much buzzed about film King Richard starring Will Smith, Jon Bernthal and Tony Goldwyn premieres on today on HBO Max and in theaters about the father and coach of famed tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. It marks a...
Alamar Gaby Trujillo Encanto Collection
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Latina-Owned Alamar Cosmetics Releases Special ‘Encanto’ Collection

Virginia Isaad
Latina-owned beauty brand Alamar Cosmetics, founded by Cuban American Gabriela Trujillo, launched its largest collection yet in collaboration with Disney’s Encanto and it all started with a DM. Trujillo founded Alamar — named after the barrio in Havana where she...
Encanto Disney
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Encanto’ Clip Featuring Maribel Voiced by Stephanie Beatriz

Virginia Isaad
We’re all excitedly anticipating the release of Disney’s Encanto set in Colombia and centered on the magical Madrigal family. The all-star Latinx cast includes Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Wilmer Valderrama, and Diane Guererro who all play characters with different powers...
Raquel Coronell Uribe Harvard Crimson
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Harvard’s Oldest Student Newspaper Elects Its First Latina President

Sofía Aguilar
We love to see Latinas breaking barriers everywhere, especially in prestigious spaces like academia that remain  white and male-dominated. This month, history and literature student Raquel Coronell Uribe became the first-ever Latina president of The Harvard Crimson, Harvard University’s student...
Frida Kahlo "Diego y Yo"
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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...
Ada Maris Netflix series
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Netflix Cuts ‘Hurtful and Derogatory’ Latina Role from Upcoming Series

Virginia Isaad
Latinas in Hollywood have typically been portrayed as either the “Spicy Latina” or the maid and now Netflix has announced it’s dropping a Latina role as a housekeeper following backlash. The upcoming Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)...
Loud podcast reggaeton
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“Loud” Podcast Tells the History of Reggaetón Including its Afro-Latin Origins

Virginia Isaad
Growing up on the brink of Reggaetón’s commercial rise, the heavy baseline and quick Spanglish rhymes were the soundtrack to the countless winters in Nueva York and humid summers in the Dominican Republic. Despite me being far too young to...
Gentefied season two
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‘Gentefied’ Returns for Yet Another Powerful and Emotional Season

Virginia Isaad
Netflix’s Gentefied is one of those rare TV shows that has it all—Afro-Latinx/Latinx representation, commentary on racism, colorism, xenophobia, family, and rejection of machismo. With an undocumented immigrant character as the patriarch who isn’t made a martyr or a victim,...