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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Rapper Spice Bleaches Skin to Highlight Colorism Problem in the Black Community

When it comes to colorism, are people of color hypocritical about dark skin? While some people want to embrace the…

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Lack of Federal Funds Puts 1.3 Million Puerto Ricans in Food Stamp Crisis

President Donald Trump has never spoken genuinely about Puerto Rico — especially when it comes to money. Last year, just…

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Peruvian Flight Attendant Finally Released From ICE After Six Weeks

On Feb. 12, what should have been a routine flight for Selene Saavedra Roman turned into horror when immigration officials arrested…

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Two Parkland Shooting Survivors Commit Suicide Within Days of Each Other

In one week, two Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have died more than a year since the tragic mass…

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Cardi B Filed Trademark Forms for “Okurrr” Catchphrase

Cardi B wants to get paid, okurrr?! The Bronx rapper has filed trademark forms for “Okurrr” (and its misspelled version…

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AOC’s Time Magazine Cover is a Proud Moment for Latinas

Time magazine recently released their latest issue with the incomparable Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the cover. The symbolism of Rep. Ocasio-Cortez…

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Fourth Undocumented Person Died in Border Patrol Custody

A fourth undocumented person has recently died in Border Patrol Custody. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) report that a…

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FDA Approves Postpartum Drug But WOC May Not Be Able to Afford It

One of the most significant drawbacks to giving birth has to be the possibility of experiencing postpartum depression. According to…

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One Boy’s Journey to the U.S. told By Chicano Batman and Caloncho

It’s difficult to put into words what the journey is like for a migrant trying to come to the U.S….

The National Enquirer Paid Lauren Sanchez’s Brother $200K For Texts

The National Enquirer isn’t just a tabloid with insane gossip. They have been known many times — in a storied…

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This Sandra Cisneros Speech Is A Beautiful Ode To Ancestors And Asylum Seekers

Writer Sandra Cisneros has a way with words. She has the beautifully unique gift of being able to express herself with…

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A Heckler Tried To Mess With Rep. Ocasio-Cortez At School Meeting

On March 16, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke at a town hall meeting to discuss education in New York City. During…




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