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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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One week after Saturday Night Live disgracefully omitted the inclusion of presidential candidate Julián Castro in a comedy skit, a…

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Atatiana Jefferson Shot to Death by Police in Her Own Home

Fort Worth Police officers fatally shot a 28-year-old woman named Atatiana Jefferson. She is the ninth person to be killed…

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Students Burn Latina Author’s Book for Calling Out White Privilege

Author and professor Jennine Capó Crucet intended to discuss her new book My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an…

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You Can Buy Meghan Markle’s $250 Huaraches in Mexico for $13

I love Meghan Markle, I do! I’m a huge fan of hers because of the social justice issues she supports,…

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ICE Officials Gave an Asylum Seeker Ibuprofen for Gunshot Injury

If there was ever a casebook example of the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers at the border, 27-year-old Rolando is…

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Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up About ‘Feeling Uncomfortable’ with Her Skin Color As a Child

Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s book isn’t just a book for kids. It’s a poignant work of literature that celebrates dark skin…

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Black Girls and Women STILL Face Discrimination for Wearing Their Hair Natural Today

On picture day, a little 8-year-old girl thought she looked her best — and she did. She looked beautiful in…

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Immigrants Escorted by Julián Castro Denied Entry to U.S. in Violation Of Due Process

Yesterday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro walked the path that many migrants have walked before. Castro went to Mexico…

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Yalitza Aparicio Named UN’s Goodwill Ambassador for Indigenous Peoples

In the year that Yalitza Aparicio entered the spotlight, she has given people much more than her talent. As the…

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This Is How Latinx Are Coping With Anxiety and Harassment Under Trump

Life for Latinx identifying folks in America changed almost instantly when Donald Trump became president. It might sound like an…

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Marc Anthony and Bad Bunny Are Rebuilding Baseball Fields in Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico is becoming stronger every day. With corrupters out of office, and the people standing watch, the island continues…




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