Araceli Cruz HipLatina Contributor


Araceli Cruz

Araceli Cruz is a freelance journalist living in Hillsborough, North Carolina. She’s covered Latinx topics at Mitú and Vivala, and has written for publications such as The Village VoiceGOOD Magazine, and Rolling Stone, among others.

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Salma Hayek Says Male Actors Should Take Pay Cut

During a panel at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Sunday, Salma Hayek said the best way women in…

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