Araceli Cruz HipLatina Contributor


Araceli Cruz

Araceli Cruz is a freelance journalist living in Savannah, Georgia. She’s covered Latinx topics at Mitú and Brit + Co., and has written for publications such as Teen VogueThe Village VoiceGOOD Magazine, and Rolling Stone, among others.

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